Author Archives: Mark Dubin

THE BREIT MARK FACTOR – I’LL TAKE ’80S SITCOMS FOR $500, ALEX

From pundits and politicians to the Trumpsters and progressives, I feel like punching America in the throat. This must be a fucking Twilight Zone episode or at the very least some M. Night Shyamalan midnight movie. I’ve actually missed my deadline for this column twice this week because of the constant all-hells-breaking-loose news alerts splashing across my screen. But I’m […]

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INTERVIEW: WE TALK THE BUDDHA, SPIRTUAL REBELLION AND A LITTLE BAD RELIGION WITH SOFLA’S DHARMA PUNX

Buddhism has always been kind of a counterculture calling card in American society. Unconventional thinkers seem to find themselves drawn to Eastern religions masquerading as philosophical ideas. Hinduism, Taoism and Buddhism often encompass nontraditional beliefs that appear revolutionary in a society as vanilla and repressive as ours. The Beat Generation of the ’40s and ’50s searched out alternative ways of expressing spirituality and the […]

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