Buckminster Fuller was one of those East Coast-born intellectuals, like Joseph Campbell, who filled up on Asian religion, built a cultish following on the strength of his ideas, and wound up being vaguely associated with California. He made his living as a Utopian visionary and gave marathon speeches on science and God that were two parts college lecture and one part self-help symposium. Fuller died in 1983, but his ghost is stalking around California again in the person of Ron Campbell, who plays the nebbishy thinker in a one-man lecture-performance affiliated with the Buckminster Fuller... More >>>