Johnny: Gene, what was this guy's name, the psychic in the thirties?
Rev. Purdy: Edgar Cayce.
Cayce was an American psychic that was famous for chaneling answers to questions of health, astrology, reincarnation and Atlantis while he was in trance.
Some skeptics and conservative Christians challenge his claim of psychic powers and his answers to religious matters. It is believed that he was the source of the idea that California would fall into the ocean. Today there are several tens of thousands of Cayce students, mostly on the United States and Canada.