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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 19, 2019

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


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...

Jan 27, 2019

Some New Year freestyle storytelling where you get to laugh (and cringe) at my expense. Vulnerability! Body image! Shameless Germans! Cold water anatomy lessons! It's the first Buddha and the Slut of 2019!!!

Dec 29, 2018


Happy Holidays, loyal listeners, and apologies for the veritable silence around these parts. Been swamped with work and travel and the expected holiday chaos, but I wanted to share something a bit sweet and soulful (and perhaps even revelatory) to close out 2018.

It's a short ep, featuring my entry for the National...

Oct 28, 2018

As we approach the merge on the latest season (Davids Vs Goliaths) of SURVIVOR, I wanted to take a closer look; why does the show endure? How does the Hero's Journey apply to non-fiction? And what the hell happens now that CANADIANS CAN PLAY, TOO?!?

It's another 30min+ freestyle ep of Buddha and the Slut, so pop in...

Sep 27, 2018

Hey Kittens and Cats,

Here's a 23min freeform rant on gender politics — where things are at between men and women right now and where (according to some wacky evolutionary biologists) it may have all started.

Rampant OPINIONS, theorizing, inflammatory thoughts (drawn from some pretty compelling science) AND