johannesburg ninja gig & livestream spectacular

our comrades down in south africa get all the credit for pulling this one together. amanda will be doing a FREE ninja gig at the Sheds at 1Fox in Ferreirastown on Friday, the 30th. doors open at 4:PM and the show...
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a poem inspired by an article inspired by a tweet.

wrote a poem today, inspired not only by the lush graffiti and wondrous sites of johannesburg (which are pretty glorious indeed), but by a small twitter storm i unwittingly waltzed into. nothing inspires like a good twitter kerfuffle. i wrote...
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HOWZIT! ALL THE INFO FOR THIS WEEKS JOBURG NINJA & BOOK SIGNING GIG!!!!!

please share around to the other locals! but first: i was gifted a jar of RUSKS by a nice joburg filmmaker named wayne. what are rusks, you outsiders ask? i will tell you. they are like biscotti, except crumblier and...
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TAMPA!!! VANCOUVER!!! WE HAVE SHOWS IN YOU COMING UP.

TWO NORTH AMERICAN SHOWS COMING UP, in TAMPA and in VANCOUVER. that’s right. florida first! some of you may remember us bombing sarasota with a ninja gig a few years ago when we were in town to visit neil’s aged cousins...
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TASMANIAN NINJA GIG TOMORROW!

TASMANIA!!!!! UKULELE NINJA GIG ALERT. tomorrow (thursday) at 4 pm! FREE to ALL BEINGS! SPREAD THE WORD PLEASE, especially off FACEBOOK! it will be at the incredible MONA – Museum of Old and New Art…OUTSIDE, at the chapel! (you’ll find...
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THE ART OF ASKING tour comes to melbourne and sydney! tickets on sale now now now

**update as of 1/9/2015: the sydney book-tour show at the METRO sold out within hours, so it’s been MOVED to the ENMORE (same date, jan 20th). more tickets are now on sale here!! note: if you purchased a ticket to the metro, you...
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let’s see if we can keep from shit click baiting

new years resolution suggestion? i’ve got one if you need one: no shit-click-bait sharing on your social media platforms. i’m pretty picky about where i send any web traffic nowadays. i don’t want to add to the plummeting cesspool of...
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on this january sunday day.

okay, sunday sermon time. having shared my own abortion experiences (in the press since ages ago, but more recently in more detail in “the art of asking”) i can relate to this one, and it’s true: sharing the story meant...
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from the back of my ’85 delorean, a thank-you message from the present.

now that book-release-and-killer-tour season is over and the flames of the slash-and-burn-year of 2014 are receding in the rearview of 2015’s biodiesel 1985 delorean…i’d like to make this moment to say something really important. this is a picture of my...
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on the fourth anniversary of my marriage to this weirdo

today’s our anniversary.  it’s been four years since the day we got married, five years and one day since we got engaged, and six years since we awkwardly got together. i took this picture of him this morning. we’re currently...
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