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Author Daniel Pinchbeck has deep personal roots in the New York counter culture of the 1950s and 1960s. His father was an abstract painter, and his mother, Joyce Johnson, was a member of the Beat Generation and dated Jack Kerouac as On the Road hit the bestseller lists in 1957, chronicled in Johnson's bestselling book, Minor Characters: A Beat Memoir. Pinchbeck was a founder of the 1990s literary magazine Open City with fellow writers Thomas Beller and Robert Bingham. He has written for many publications, including Esquire, The New York Times Magazine, The Village Voice, and Rolling Stone. In 1994, he was chosen by The New York Times Magazine as one of Thirty under Thirty destined to change our culture. Pinchbeck is the author of 2012: The Return of Quetzalcoatl and Breaking Open the Head. He is featured in the film, 2012: Time for Change. He is a founding director of Evolver.net and Reality Sandwich. He is the executive editor of Evolver Editions, and co-edited the anthology, What Comes After Money?, published in the fall of 2011.