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BUDDHA AND THE SLUT

What happens when an award-winning writer hits 'eject' on the 9 to 5, grabs a backpack, and dives head-first into the uncharted world of 'digital nomads'?

After 7 YEARS in Asia, Europe, and parts unknown, BROOKE BURGESS (Broken Saints, Becoming, The Cat's Maw) shares candid tales of culture shock, creative inspiration, sex and relationships, psychedelics and spirituality, and much MUCH more!

It's a mid-life renaissance man's 'Eat, Pray, Love' (with the naughty bits still hangin') — it's BUDDHA AND THE SLUT.

 

Jun 28, 2019

The roots of creativity go deep, tangled around our formative years and adolescence. For me, one of those dark tendrils snaked its way into my pre-teen thoughts with a simple roll of the dice...

Role-playing. Escapism. Power fantasies. Call it what you want.

The rest of us called it...D&D.

Dungeons & Dragons showed me...


May 29, 2019

30 years ago, I first heard of the legendary 900km pilgrimage across Spain — the Way of St James.

10 years ago, I walked it after reading The Alchemist. 

This is how it changed my life. 

Featuring music by TOBIAS TINKER and the Stillness3.


Apr 18, 2019

As Notre Dame burns and much of the world mourns, I can't help but wonder — have we lost the ability to feel the suffering of those UN-like ourselves?

*includes the reading and examination of an article by author Hanna Rosin on NPR titled 'The End of Empathy', and featuring original music by TOBIAS...


Mar 30, 2019

Men. Women. Relationships. Conflict. A Divine Comedy...or is it all just a curse in the f#$%ing stars? 

Got 20min? Here's an 'End of Mercury Retrograde' freestyle rant on the whole 'manhood' conundrum, featuring a lesson learned at the end of my longest relationship — a lesson that put me on the path to reconciling...


Feb 19, 2019

At some point in your life, you're gonna hear the words:

I DON'T LIKE YOU.

They could be said cruelly, or critically, or even from a claimed place of 'constructive kindness'.

In fact, for me, it happened just one week ago.

It wasn't the first time. Not by a long shot.

But this time..?

I was...