Spalding Gray

Recent Articles

Tina Turner, dressed in a gold beaded dress, performs at the Musikhalle Hamburg in November 1972.

The Buddhist Path that Transformed Tina Turner

Tina Turner credited her Buddhist practice for her survival, success, and happiness. Following her passing, Donald Brackett looks at the legacy she leaves behind. 

Sonic Satori

Music as a contemplative practice requires both the performer and the listener to pay close attention. Culture critic Donald Brackett offers suggestions for meditative albums.

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A Certain Part of Gray’s Anatomy

Spalding Gray recounts an episode in his life, in which he goes to a Native American Sweat Lodge.