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“Remember That You Will Die” Contest Reading

Rubin Museum of Art 150 W. 17 St., NYC 10011 Friday, July 30, 2010 7:30-9:30 p.m. (cafe opens at 6) Yes, you will die. But at least you can come…

The Living Cain

Dancing with Dogs! Raising Cain!

Thursday, April 29th, 2010, 8 – 12 pm Nook & Cranny Backyard Box 194 S. 2nd Street, Brooklyn, New York Optional $10 – pamphlet & open bar / 1 free…

Killing the Buddha

KtB Happy Hour in L.A. on Saturday

West Side! Yeah. Here we are, finally. You know how desperately jealous you Left Coasters always are about all the events and fun we’re having in New York, Chicago, and…

Eastern State Penitentiary

Panel: The Prison-Spirituality Complex

Saturday, May 1, 2010 7:00 – 9:00 PM (Cocktail hour begins at 6:00) The Tank Space for Performing and Visual Arts 354 W. 45th Street (between 8th and 9th Ave.)…

Killing the Buddha

Agee Toasts Korb at Commie Bar

Last Friday the 19th, to a crowd packed tight at KGB Bar in Manhattan’s East Village, KtB editor Ashley Makar brought the iconic American writer James Agee back from the…

Stone House

The Spiritual Activist

Planning on skipping church this Sunday in Brooklyn? Never fear, you can still have an ethically upbuilding time with our friends over at the Brooklyn Society for Ethical Culture, where…

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Believers in Baltimore, Beware

Wednesday, March 24th, 2010, 7 pm – 9:00 pm The Brewer’s Art, 1106 North Charles Street, Baltimore, MD What do you get when a grown-up Catholic girl, a Bible pornographer,…

Rev. Sekou (right) and Cornel West.

New Yorkers: “Spiritual Not Religious” for Haiti

“Spiritual not religious” is the mantra of a generation. It is a disclaimer over and against organized religion, the rise of fundamentalism, and the epistemic skepticism of the postmodernity. To…

Life in Year One

James Agee to Toast Scott Korb’s New Book

Friday, March 19th, 2010, 7-9 pm KGB Bar 85 East 4th Street, New York, NY What do first-century Palestinians have in common with Depression-era tenant farmers? Find out on March…

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Lewis and Billy Blowout!

Thanks to everyone who came out to BookCourt last night to enjoy a fine evening of reading by Lewis Lapham and sermon and song by Reverend Billy and the Church…

Killing the Buddha

Free Lecture: Occult New York

If you’re intrigued by Alexander Zaitchik’s review of Occult America, and you’re in range of Brooklyn, be sure not to miss the next edition of James Hook’s Open City Dialogue…

New Yorker

New Yorker Sez to Buddha-kill on Thursday

When The New Yorker says jump, New Yorkers say, “Where, and from what time should I be an hour late, and are there free drinks?” It’s a good thing, too,…

Jeff Sharlet at St. Paul's Chapel.

Jeff Sharlet Spotted in Church

It’s a fuzzy recon picture, but our skilled analysts have just been able to make out the figure in the shadows: it’s Jeff Sharlet, no less than the co-founding editor…

Lewis Lapham and Reverend Billy

Reverend Billy and Lewis Lapham to Compare Notes on God

Thursday, January 28th, 2010, 7:00 pm BookCourt 163 Court Street, Brooklyn, New York This is one sermon that won’t put you to sleep. Killing the Buddha is pleased to join…

Jeff Sharlet

Hear Peter Read from his Songs

Photos of Jeff Sharlet and Peter Manseau by Becky Garrison. At last night’s Heretical Hanukkah Party (or whatever you want to call it), we had the chance to celebrate KtB…

Time Out New York

Thursday’s Event Featured in Time Out New York

Thanks to our ever-discerning friend, the novelist George Dawes Green, Thursday’s KtB event is being featured in Time Out New York! Now you’ve got to be there. The write-up reads:…

Killing the Buddha

Jeff Sharlet and Rev. Sekou Duke It Out

Okay, actually it’s not so much a brass-knuckles match-to-the-death as it is a friendly conversation about the not-so-friendly religious right. And at the Brooklyn Society for Ethical Culture, no less.…

Peter Manseau

Heretical Hanukkah Party

In a preemptive move, one night before the real Festival of Lights begins, Killing the Buddha is trying its hand at Hanukkah—which itself, of course, is a preemptive Jewish conspiracy…