Over the weekend, thanks to the miracle that is the Internets, I found out that I was quoted in the Winnipeg Free Press in an article about a newly opened Buddha Bar in that fair city. Funny, I thought to myself, I don’t recall having been interviewed by anyone from the Winnipeg Free Press, or ever having traveled to Winnipeg, let alone to any Buddha Bar. But, there I am. Waxing philosophically about the evils of capitalism and everything that’s wrong with a drinking hole named after the founder of my religion.
Damn it. Now that song’s stuck in my head. Well, happy Bodhi Day everyone! That’s right. It’s December 8th and that means it’s Bodhi Day, the Big Fat Buddhist December Holiday. It’s the day commemorating the enlightenment of the historical Buddha, and you know what means. It’s time for an entry from the front lines […]
The other night, Dana and I watched V for Vendetta. That was a sobering movie. For anyone living under a rock, it’s about a totalitarian conservative Christian fascist future England where people are routinely rounded up for, among other things, being homosexual, being non-Christian, being an immigrant, listening to music or reading books on official […]
Merry Fucking Christmas, Jerry. Hey Jerry. Guess what. According to surveys done at the start of the century, at least 75% of Americans self-identify as “Christian.” Why so scared? If there’s a jihad against Christmas, who’s behind it? The .5% of Americans who self-identify as Buddhist? Hey Jerry. Guess what. Those of us who aren’t […]