An American author, philosopher, psychologist, and essayist, he co-authored The Illuminatus! Trilogy with Robert Shea. His additional popular works consist of Schrodinger’s Kitty (a book) and Wilhelm Reich in Hell (a play). After acquiring classes at NY University, he worked well as an executive aide, a salesman, a copywriter, and a co-employee editor of Playboy publication. He explained himself as an agnostic. He was raised in NEW YORK and contracted polio as a kid. He wedded Arlen Riley in 1958; that they had four kids. He was an admirer of Wayne Joyce and released commentary on Finnegans Wake.