TJ is a Vancouver based writer, performer and director of new theatre pieces. He's participated in ninety or so theatre and comedy festivals in Canada, the US, Australia and the UK. He has six published plays and a humour book. He's also interested in movies, literature, television, comic books, history, science, spirituality, tai chi, technology, food and the Enneagram. He generally juggles a dozen projects at a time. He thinks more people should read the books of Barbara Ehrenreich, Gabor Mate, David Mitchell, Dan Savage, Mark Kurlansky, Miriam Toews and Brian Michael Bendis.
Words of wisdom from an obscure and great writer.
With selections and write-ups from some of our core contributors, in alphabetical order.
Conflict avoidance, escape into dreams, and love of nature.
An evolution is underway, bringing new ways to engage audiences.
According to Fr. Richard Rohr, and Harvard prof Phillip L. Berman.
Are those little tasteless off-white circles worth it?
It's the same reason cats sit on the lap of the person who's least interested in them.
Doris Allen, John Lennon, and what love songs are really about.
Three videos, from Q & As after TJ's solo show Medicine.
A look at the interplay of Modernity and Postmodernism in a major Canadian city.
With songs by Local Natives, the Dodos, Calexico, Patrick Watson and Metric.
Paraphrased from Sandra Maitri's book The Spiritual Dimension of the Enneagram.
How cocaine, crystal meth, nicotine and caffeine affect dopamine activity.
A bit of history, from Carl Sagan
A short excerpt from her book Fear of Falling: The Inner Life of the Middle Class.
On analysing myself for an unconscious prejudice that leaves 50% of the population out of the picture.
The Harry Potter scribe's new novel looks at social responsibility, specifically about addiction.
It's a growing trend, and produces honeys of great diversity.
Great story, excellent directing, and strong postmodern elements.
- Tom, great to see this inquiry out in the world! Thank you for asking these questions of us all. Loved… Written by Kristina King Meta-Sangha, Infra-Sangha: Or, Who is this "We" Kimo Sabe?
- I love this conversation because I’m involved with the Integral Center in Boulder (formerly Boulder Integral). We have a mission… Written by Michael Porcelli Meta-Sangha, Infra-Sangha: Or, Who is this "We" Kimo Sabe?
- I like the infra-sangha Tom! (thanks for making a link to our article) With love, Ria Written by Ria Baeck Meta-Sangha, Infra-Sangha: Or, Who is this "We" Kimo Sabe?
- Great Job! Written by Bonnitta Roy Meta-Sangha, Infra-Sangha: Or, Who is this "We" Kimo Sabe?
- David thanks, that's a fantastic quote, really captures in pithy form many of points being made in the essay. Tim,… Written by Trevor Malkinson Rhizomatic for the People- Notes on Networks and Decentralization
- One more resource to add regarding Rhizome. A friend just turned me on to this, a short book posted online… Written by David MacLeod Rhizomatic for the People- Notes on Networks and Decentralization
- Thanks Tim, I should probably read that Smil book. We should also throw Dr. Charles Hall's name into the mix.… Written by David MacLeod Rhizomatic for the People- Notes on Networks and Decentralization
- Hi Trevor/David I'd have to add Vaclav Smil's 2005 book Energy at the Crossroads to the reading list. For mine… Written by Tim Winton Rhizomatic for the People- Notes on Networks and Decentralization