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Cuke 2020 Presentation

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The Who of Cuke Archives


David Chadwick

Founder and Poohbah of Cuke Archives


DC Bio page

Main DC cuke page


photo by Katrinka McKay, January 2020



Peter Ford

Cuke Associate


Peter has been putting major time into Cuke Archives since 2010. He's involved with me daily with all aspects of it, but his forte is the mechanics of it all which is way beyond my ken. The database of shunryusuzuki.com, the dropdown menus on cuke.com, the form and function of the offline archive are but some highlights of his contributions. Peter has an acute eye for detail and a steady grasp of the complex entirety of Cuke Archives. We both get ideas of what should be done, but he's the one who makes it work. Frequently we're in touch multiple times in a day. Often I'm like an assistant to him, providing material, expressing gratitude. He lives in Pennsylvania. - DC
Peter's Cuke page


Michael Katz

Co-conspirator, advisor, supporter

Michael came to the SFZC in the early seventies to do the first archiving of Shunryu Suzuki lecture tapes. In the eighties he became the SFZC's literary agent. I wrote my first book, Thank You and OK, at his urging. He's functioned since then as an agent, editor, advisor, and substantial supporter of all in the Cuke realm and beyond. - DC

Michael's Cuke page

 

Clare Hollander is a long-time Zen practitioner who checks our USPO box weekly and deals with other communications and tasks including shopping, scanning, banking, mailing. She's head of the Cuke California office which has no particular physical location, but it has her.

 

Lawrence Burns is the co-founder, treasurer for Cuke Press and, as Cuke Press Postmaster, has taken care of Cuke Press mailing. He was intimately involved in the editing and design of our first book on Tassajara history, and a good deal more.

 

Everyone Else

Aside from the five of us mentioned above, Cuke Archives is the result of the contributions of a legion of others who work on various projects or tasks, made contributions of material, and offered financial support. A few people in particular come to mind. We're most grateful to Lew Richmond, Michael Wenger, Steve Stucky, Bill Redican, and John Tarrant. Click on their names and the role of each will be described on their cuke pages. Countless others: This morning got an email from Barbara Wenger with a copy of a Twitter post about how early Suzuki student Diane DiPrima is doing. It will be entered onto Diane's Cuke page and featured on the Cuke What's New Blog. As I write, there are two volunteers checking over transcriptions Peter Ford did of Suzuki lecture audio—newly discovered at the SFZC City Center. A great deal of the material herein of course wasn't created by or for Cuke. What we do is to gather as much of it as we can from here and there, add it to what we have come up with, and make it all available. It would be impossible to make a complete list of contributors, but there are many named on the page for the History of Shunryu Suzuki Archiving. Then there are the lists of people on the Contributors Page. And one could look at the list of over 500 of us on the People Index. And all of those named and unnamed in this 2020 Cuke Archives presentation. - DC


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shunryusuzuki.com - all the transcripts, audio, video, photo, letters, calligraphy

zmbm.net - for Zen Mind, Beginner's Mind

cukenew.blogspot.com - cuke.com's What's New daily posts except Sunday

facebook.com/CukeArchives - Zen posts from cuke What's New blog (above)

YouTube Cuke Video - all the video in whole and short parts

Cuke Press - featuring A Brief History of Tassajara

Cafe Press Cuke Basket - tee shirts and stuff

cuke-annex.com - for DC nonzense sites & links including music

Cuke-nonZense Blog as a What's New page for Cuke-annex and misc posts

Personal: Instagram, Facebook, YouTube (all three under David Reich Chadwick)

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