Steve Bhaerman is an internationally known author, humorist, and workshop leader. For many years he has written and performed as Swami Beyondananda, the ìCosmic Comic.î Swamiís comedy has been called ìirreverently upliftingî and has been described both as ìcomedy disguised as wisdomî and ìwisdom disguised as comedy.î As the Swami, Steve is the author of four books: Driving Your Own Karma, When You See a Sacred Cow, Milk It For All Itís Worth, Duck Soup for the Soul, and his latest, Swami for Precedent: A 7-Step Plan to Heal the Body Politic and Cure Electile Dysfunction. Along with his comedy performances, Swamiís nationally syndicated spoof advice column Ask the Swami have found a wide and appreciative audience. Most recently he collaborated with biologist Dr. Bruce Lipton to write Spontaneous Evolution, Our Positive Future and a Way to Get There From Here. Read more at www.wakeuplaughing.com.