Mike DeStefano’s memory is to get a much-deserved bump, thanks to the pending release of a documentary about him.
The Zen Diaries of Garry Shandling will explore the late comedian’s life, comedy, and wisdom.
Judd Apatow’s documentary about the life and wisdom of the comedian Garry Shandling — who died in 2016 — will air in two parts in March.
Two characters from Mike Judge’s hit HBO comedy visit a Buddhist monastery on a trip that’s less about enlightenment, more about entitlement. What happens next? Rod Meade Sperry needs to know. Spoilers and cuss-words ahead. I had the DVR on pause, queued up, as my partner came into the room. “Watch this,” I told her, […]
In the latest installment of “Last Week Tonight,” John Oliver actually traveled to Dharamsala, India to visit with His Holiness the Dalai Lama.
Rod Meade Sperry takes a look at how the late comedian Mike DeStefano found himself on the Buddhist path.
Here’s some news comedy fans will like, not least of all Buddhist ones: Groundhog Day, Harold Ramis’s beloved 1993 film, has been adapted for the stage and will be headed to Broadway in 2017. But wait, you may be wondering… there’s such a thing as Buddhist comedy? I didn’t even know Buddhists have a sense […]
Brother Phap Hai shares personal insights into Garry Shandling’s Buddhist practice.
According to celebrity gossip site TMZ, comedian and self-described “serious dharma student” Garry Shandling, who died last week, had arranged for a Buddhist funeral, and this will take place in April. TMZ, on what sources close to Shandling said to expect from the “small, private ceremony”: We’re told the decedent is dressed in casual clothes [and […]