• PUBLISHER AT CCC PUBLISHING: Brad Olsen has been a published artist since he was a political cartoonist in high school and college. He took his passion of the printed format from Illinois to California in 1995 when he founded Consortium of Collective Consciousness Publishing in San Francisco, the city where he currently resides. CCC Publishing has released one DVD and 22 book titles by numerous authors.

  • EVENT PRODUCER OF THE HOW WEIRD STREET FAIRE: In addition to running his book publishing business, Brad Olsen is also the founder and event producer of the wildly popular How Weird Street Faire in downtown San Francisco. The annual springtime event features a dozen stages of costumed performers, electronic music DJs, dancing in the street, and ample art projects commissioned for the 20k-person event. The How Weird Street Faire is centered at Second and Howard Street. How Weird = Howard, get it?

  • AWARD-WINNING AUTHOR OF NINE BOOKS: Brad Olsen started his writing career in 1996 with the advent of his book "World Stompers" which was called a "subversive masterpiece of travel writing" by film director Oliver Stone. Each book he wrote in the "Sacred Places: 108 Destinations" was either nominated or won an award for excellence in writing. Brad Olsen's latest "Esoteric Series" of books has already hit the pavement running with a Pinnacle Book Award first prize in the category of "New Age." Brad's stated purpose is valuing the reader's time and purchase, and creating a book he would want to own himself.

Esoteric Series

The “Esoteric Series” is a line of books by CCC Publishing, a website of the same name called Esoteric Series, and a YouTube Channel, all launched in 2013. The Esoteric Series is book and video content devoted to all the important…

How Weird Street Faire

How Weird Street Faire is the hugely successful springtime street faire that started in front of the old CCC warehouse on Howard Street in San Francisco. Brad Olsen is also the Executive Director of the World Peace Through Technologies Organization (WPTTO),…

CCC Publishing

CCC Publishing is the book publishing business started by Brad Olsen. The Consortium of Collective Consciousness began as an artist warehouse in February, 1995 by Brad Olsen and three American travel friends who met in Goa, India the year before. A PASSION…

Brad Olsen

Brad Olsen is  an award-winning travel writer, publisher and producer. He gained notoriety in February, 2010 when his travel guide Sacred Places North America: 108 Destinations (2nd ed.) won the Bay Area Travel Writers top gold prize award.  Several other of his books…