Daniel Pinchbeck is the author of the bestselling 2012: The Return of Quetzalcoatl (Tarcher/Penguin, 2006), Breaking Open the Head: A Psychedelic Journey into the Heart of Contemporary Shamanism (Broadway Books, 2002), and Notes from the Edge Times (Tarcher/Penguin, 2002). He is co-founder of Evolver llc, which publishes Reality Sandwich (www.realitysandwich.com), the leading web magazine for transformative culture, and Evolver.net (www.evolver.net), the network that supports the Evolver Social Movement. His feature articles have appeared in The New York Times Magazine, Rolling Stone, Wired, The Village Voice, ArtForum, Esquire, and many other publications. His column, ”Prophet Motive“, appears monthly in Dazed & Confused magazine. Pinchbeck is featured in 2012: Time for Change, a documentary directed by Joao Amorim, which he also co-produced.