Head Talks with Comedian Shane Mauss (United States)

December 2019

From the event website:

Shane Mauss is a stand-up comedian, science communicator and a psychedelic advocate. Head Talks is his new tour where he is joined by a psychedelic researcher in each city for a show combining all three of his worlds into one two-hour show.

Format (each show is different, but this is an example of what to expect):

  • History – Shane will host the show and open with comedy about the history of psychedelic research before introducing special guest, anthropologist Sophia Rokhlin.
  • Ayahuasca – Sophia will give a talk about her book When Plants Dream: Ayahuasca, Amazonian Shamanism and the Global Psychedelic Renaissance (Watkins, 2019) about the global spread of ayahuasca and plant communication.
  • DMT – Shane will take you for an exciting and harrowing journey into the complex worlds of DMT. (Don’t worry if you’ve never heard of these substances)
  • Q&A – The show ends with a fun, informative and funny Q&A with the audience.

Dates and Locations:

  • Lincoln, NE: 12/5/19
  • Wichita, KS: 12/7/19
  • Oklahoma City, OK: 12/8/19
  • Dallas, TX: 12/10/19
  • Austin, TX: 12/12/19

The show will be followed by a book signing and community meet & greet.