Tag Archives: War

What Was So Zen About Bombing Pearl Harbor?

Zen at War

Should we talk about the role of Zen Buddhists in World War 2?

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Beirut Photos by Rola Khayyat

Child in Beirut

My interest in the intersection between art and war developed out of a personal experience, which continued to shape and inform my academic and artistic sensibility.

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Gdansk Fever


According to an Ask Jeeves Internet search, Gdansk holds over 300 hotels, not including informal hostels and private “zimmers.” Why so many? I’m glad you asked.

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Not Fade Away

An excerpt from the essay collection Bookmark Now by Christian Bauman

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Tom Paine

Tom Paine

“I always knew I wanted to be a writer. I wish it hadn’t been, but it was struggle to decide to do it. It never really was a question in some sense. I just wish I knew it wasn’t a question.”

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