Ken Kesey

Kenneth Elton Kesey was a CIA agent, used in mind control, mescaline and LSD research project MK Ultra and as a puppet of the Left Wing Church, in the hippie counterculture and fake sexual revolution of the 60's (bands like the Grateful Dead). Like Stewart Brand, Wavy Gravy and Paul Krassner, he was one of the Merry Pranksters (archetype of the Fool). He wrote One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest at Stanford University.

He participated in the MK Ultra research at Menlo Park Veterans Hospital of CIA agent Gregory Bateson, husband of jesuit Margaret Mead (Tavistock). Mead was a friend of Jean Houston, who worked with LSD researcher Michael Hollingshead.

He worked with Haight-Ashbury band The Grateful Dead, Tom Wolfe and Hunter S Thompson. Owsley Stanley, sound man of The Grateful Dead, provided LSD to the Merry Pranksters.

He had a daughter with Carolyn Garcia, also Merry Prankster, raised by her stepfather Jerry Garcia (The Grateful Dead) and friend of Beat poet Neal Cassady.

His teacher was Malcolm Cowley (Viking Press), friend of John Dos Passos (CIA front ACCF), Edmund Wilson (Fabian Society magazine New Statesman, friend of Harold Laski, married to Mary McCarthy of the ACCF) and Gertrude Stein (patron of Pablo Picasso). Cowley was active in the Greenwich Village scene. He also taught Larry McMurtry, who wrote Terms of Endearment (also made into a film with Jack Nicholson) and the screenplay of Brokeback Mountain (gay agenda, Heath Ledger and Jake Gyllenhaal).

He was a member of Beta Theta Pi like Charles Colson (Watergate), William Perry, John Warner, Charles Wilson, Adam West, Steven Bechtel, Alan Ladd Jr, jesuit Jay Chandrasekhar and John McCloy.

Like Gregory Bateson and Paul Krassner, he worked for CIA front Esalen Institute.

He was a member of the parody religion Church of the Subgenius, wich like Discordianism, used the one eye pyramid symbol. Like the Church of Scientology, it incorporates extraterrestials in its mythology. Other members were David Byrne (Talking Heads), Mark Mothersbaugh (Devo), Alex Cox (Sid and Nancy film with Gary Oldman and Courtney Love), Paul Reubens (Pee Wee Herman), Jonathan Demme (Silence of the Lambs with Jodie Foster, worked under Roger Corman), Paul Mavrides (comic scene), Patrick Volderling (Linux), Robert Anton Wilson, Frank Zappa (Laurel Canyon, Edgewood Arsenal also linked to MK Ultra), Wavy Gravy (hippie commune with Manson Family member Dianne Lake) and Robert Crumb (Haight-Ashbury scene).

His novel was adapted into a 1963 play, year of the Harvey Lee- JFK ritual, starring Kirk Douglas (who purchased the rights to produce it for the stage and motion pictures) as McMurphy and Gene Wilder (Charlie and the Chocolate Factory) as Billy Bibbit.

Paul Krassner founded the Youth International Party (Yippies) with Abbie Hoffman and Jerry Rubin (Esalen Institute). Jonah Raskin of YIP studied with Lionel Trilling (NY Intellectuals). They were associated with CIA front the Weather Underground and through William Kunstler with the ACLU.

The YIP pushed the drug agenda, organized street theater and pranks (archetype of the Fool, the Joker, a pig as presidential candidate, similar to the Manson Family who wrote Piggies on the wall in the 911 Sharon Tate ritual). The Yippies participated in a media ritual at the Democratic National Convention in Chicago and the Chicago 7 trial.

Kesey published in Paul Krassner's The Realist with contributions of Norman Mailer, Abbie Hoffman, Woody Allen, Nicholas Kazan (son of Elia Kazan ACCF), Albert Ellis (CCNY, worked with Alfred Kinsey, friend of George W Bush and Bill Clinton), Jerry Rubin, Robert Anton Wilson, Robert Crumb, Bruce Jay Friedman (Woody Allen movies), Garry Trudeau (elite school St Paul's, Scroll & Key), Richard Pryor, Phil Ochs, Lenny Bruce, Harry Shearer (The Simpsons, The Truman Show), Joseph Heller (NYU, film with Orson Welles), Jules Feiffer (The Village Voice), Terry Southern (Olympia Press, Beatniks of Greenwich Village, Swinging London, Dr Strangelove with Kubrick, Easy Rider),...

The Realist published the Disney Memorial Orgy poster in 1966. It also published conspiracy theories on the JFK ritual, and the Patty Hearst media ritual, supported by John Lennon.

Kesey also wrote for Esquire (bought by Hearst), Rolling Stone, who put Charles Manson on their cover, and Whole Earth Catalog of Stewart Brand. He published a magazine with Stewart Brand, William Burroughs, Jack Sarfatti (Brandeis University, Esalen), Margo St James (feminist, married to Paul Avery who reported on Patty Hearst case) and Kate Millet (the Feminist Church).

Kesey met Timothy Leary and Allen Ginsberg in the Milbrook estate of the Mellon-Hitchcock family in NY.

His novel Sometimes a Great Notion was made into a film in 1970 by Universal Pictures with Paul Newman, Henry Fonda, Lee Remick (The Omen) and Richard Jaeckel (Hollywood High School).

In 1975 Milos Forman made One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest with Jack Nicholson, Louise Fletcher, Danny DeVito and Christopher Lloyd, based on Kesey's novel, which he wrote under the influence of mescaline. Forman also made a film about Larry Flynt, who employed Merry Prankster Lee Quarnstrom. OFOTCN was the inspiration for Enimem's Real Slim Shady music video.

In 1993 he played in Even Cowgirls Get the Blues of Gus Van Sant (gay agenda), with Uma Thurman, Keanu Reeves, John Hurt, Rain Phoenix (year death River Phoenix), Sean Young, Heather Graham, Grace Zabriskie Crispin Glover, William Burroughs (Beat poets, gay agenda), based on a book of Tom Robbins (CIA drug culture of Terence McKenna).

In 1994 he wrote the novel Last Go Round with Ken Babbs.

In 2003 he appeared in Go Further with Woody Harrelson, Bob Weir (Grateful Dead), Anthony Kiedis (RHCP).

In 2011 McMurtry married Kesey's widow Norma Fay, on 4/29/2011, day of wedding William and Catherine.

Astrological chart

born 9/17/1935, date d Sabbatai Zevi, Batman Day, Eloise Hardt, Curtis Harrington, Baz Luhrman, Kyle Chandler, Edgar Mitchell, Occupy Wall Street.

Asc: Aquarius, mc: Sagittarius. Dom: Sagittarius (Art), Gemini, Virgo - Mars, Moon, Uranus.

Houses 9, 3, 7. 9: Mars in Sagittarius (opp moon), Jupiter in Scorpio, 3: Moon in Gemini, 7: Sun, Neptune, Venus and Lilith in Virgo. 2: Uranus in Taurus.

died 11/10/2001, date d Dennis Wheatley, Roland Emmerich (Stargate, based on SRI Stargate Project), Martin Luther, Mackenzie Foy, Brittany Murphy.


1962 One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest Viking Press (publisher of Hannah Arendt)
1964 Sometimes a Great Notion
1973 Kesey's Garage Sale
1990 Caverns
1992 Sailor Song
1994 Last Go Round

Mind control

One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest