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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.


Feb 9, 2018


At year's end, a client asked me to whip up a text-based adventure game writing sample in Twine software. I happily obliged

Lots of folks enjoyed the creepy mystery, to the point of suggesting I do a show where someone plays through the game in a live setting. 

I decided to go one better. I'd visit my composer...

Jan 20, 2018

A listener asks if I have any influential song lyrics AND wants to know all the details on my best meal ever. Needless to say, the unscripted results are a wacky mix of emo nostalgia AND nomadic Spanish bliss!

Featuring music by...

Jan 12, 2018

Of Stones and Shadow Podcast Cats Maw David Kaye

In this episode, I return to Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia after 40 YEARS with the plan of scattering my beloved cat Quinn's ashes in the colonial graveyard by my childhood home.

And then something magical happens...

(Feat. Original Music by Stillness3 + a free audiobook exclusive from The Cat's Maw, starring David...

Dec 23, 2017


After a recent twitter poll (and to honour the magic of the season) I am delivering unto you a story of a mystical nature. Otherworldly, even.

And it’s a doozy, ‘cause it’s the first time I have publicly shared the details of these events…ever.

Twas a night in late autumn, and all through...

Dec 10, 2017

Time for another true tale of digital nomad debauchery and Third World mid-life madness from the shores of Southeast Asia!

This one revolves around my discovery of a (then) little-known island oasis in the Andaman Sea -- a Muslim island, in the land of Buddhists.

After resisting the lures of 'Sexual Disneyland' for...