September 28, 2010

Katy Butler on Buddhism, journalism, and Jeff Bridges

Katy Butler is a practicing Buddhist and storied journalist, having written for publications ranging from Vogue to Tricycle. In addition to conducting Tricycle’s recent interview with actor Jeff Bridges, this summer Katy wrote one of the New York Times Magazine’s most-emailed articles, “What Broke My Father’s Heart: How a Pacemaker Wrecked a Family’s Life.”

Click here to listen Butler talk to Tricycle about the relationship between her Buddhism and her journalism and what it was like to interview Jeff Bridges. You'll also find links to some of Butler's previous work on spirituality and scandals within Buddhist communities, as well as a list of things that you probably don't already know about Bridges.

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