Category: Ink Dribblers

The meaning of Rape

An interesting comment from Dan Hewins on my recent post Raped in Paris, Paris is a Whore. In his comment Dan said Please read this and maybe rethink the way you use the word “rape.” http://www.alternet.org/reproductivejustice/138667/%27i_was_raped%27_should_horrify_–_but_our_culture_has_stripped_the_word_of_its_power/ It’s a good point. Reading the article certainly made me consider all of...

she being Brand / -new

I always liked this poem by e.e. cummings. she being Brand -new;and you know consequently a little stiff i was careful of her and(having thoroughly oiled the universal joint tested my gas felt of her radiator made sure her springs were O. K.)i went right to it flooded-the-carburetor cranked...

Another column of mine from Ka Leo

In writing these things, I tend to try to make them accessible and meaningful to the audience they are written for. In this case ASUH stands for Associated Students of the University of Hawaii. These standing Buddhas are from a cave in Laos near Luang Prabang, where Chris Damitio...

Help me pay for travel and get a cool book!

Want to help me travel and get a cool book for $10? Here is how: I know lots of people are struggling right now and you guys have heard me tell about my finances. In a nutshell, here they are: I graduate in December. I would like to travel...

Gonzo: The Life and Work of Dr. Hunter S. Thompson

Earlier this week, I went to see the film Gonzo: The Life and Work of Dr. Hunter S. Thompson at the Doris Duke Theater. The film brought three dimensions to a figure more commonly seen as a cartoon. Thompson was a bitter and disappointed romantic idealist who became a...

The fabric of reality, half priced things, and the end of my fast.

What exactly is the fabric of reality? What holds us all together? I am speaking not just metaphorically but also literally. Think about it, you are made up of atoms that are made up of protons and electrons that are made up of smaller particles and all of them...

Buy my books! Buddhism, philosophy, drugs, classics

Not just the ones that I’ve written, but also all the other books I have for sale. Drop me an email with the books you are interested in and I’ll send you a paypal invoice. Shipping is pretty cheap with priority flat rate boxes, usually comes to about $1...