Erik Davis is an astute guide through the heavens and hells where cyber-reality, pop culture, and spiritual impulses arm wrestle each other for dominance.' - Jay Kinney Davis explores the codes (spiritual, cultural and embodied) people use to escape the limitation of their lives and enrich their experience of the world, from Asian religious traditions and West African trickster gods to Western occult and esoteric lore, to media technology and psychedelic science. Whether his subject is transvestite Burmese spirit mediums or Ufology, tripster king Terence McKenna or dub maestro Lee Perry, Davis writes with keen yet skeptical sympathy, intellectual subtlety and wit, and unbridled curiosity.With the air of a fifthgrade science whiz, she pads the clammy goo together and holds it next to my Sony. ... The first known Gak sighting occurred not in toy stores but on televisionaNickelodeona#39;s anarchic and messy Double Dare to be exact.
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