Killing the Buddha

Speck, Meet Log

In response to Becky Garrison’s recent dispatch, “Who Will Save Manhattan?” KtB contributor Daniel Silliman wrote in with a livid reply that takes on not only Becky but the culture of the magazine itself. I sure hope Becky Garrison feels better now. After that avalanche of snark, surely something’s dead, even if it’s not Ms.…

Killing the Buddha

Plath and a Surgeon’s Knife and Pen

Part of our KtB retreat last week up at Blue Mountain Center involved leaping once again into the great conundrum — how to define Killing the Buddha? In ten words or less. The manifesto has held up amazingly well since Jeff and Peter first formed it nearly ten years ago, but it takes more than…