Ivan Stang

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Reverend Ivan Stang AKA Douglass St. Clair Smith AKA J. R. "Bob" Dobbs

America 1953 - present

Comments: modern day Yippie!; humor; satire; comedy; philosophy that "slack" aka free time is the most important Spiritual treasure;

Teachers: Robert Anton Wilson; Timothy Leary; Wavey Gravey; Ken Kesey; Paul Krassner; Lon Milo DuQuette; "Bob";


Friends: Ian Corrigan;

Organizations: Church of the SubGenius; Starwood Festival; WinterStar Symposium; the Association for Consciousness Exploration (ACE);

Author: The SubGenius Manifesto ; The SubGenius Psychlopaedia of Slack: The Bobliographon; High Weirdness By Mail – A Directory of the Fringe: Crackpots, Kooks & True Visionaries; Three-Fisted Tales of "Bob" ; Revelation X: The "Bob" Apocryphon – Hidden Teachings and Deuterocanonical Texts of J. R. "Bob" Dobbs;

Resources: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ivan_Stang; http://www.subgenius.com/ ; read him here - http://www.sacred-texts.com/eso/bob/subman.htm