Weekend Roundup 26-08-2005By Gregon Friday, August 26th Plenty of reading material for over the weekend… Gordon Rutter takes a look at the 2005 Edinburgh Fringe Festival for Fortean Times. Laurance Doyle takes a look at the legend of Rongo Rongo, and what it means for SETI. The International Survivalist Society dusts off an archived essay (1909) from Cesare Lombroso, titled “Belief in the Spirits of the Dead among Savages and among Ancient Peoples“. Mark Pilkington takes a look at the strange claims of anthropologist Jeremy Narby regarding the serpent visions seen under the influence of the shamans’ brew Ayahuasca. Rick Doblin is busy catalogueing coverage of the DEA hearing on medical marijuana. You can also read the full transcripts and other related documents at the MAPS document register. Phenomena Magazine has an interview with Mars pundit Mac Tonnies. Filer’s Files #36 for 2005 has the week’s top UFO stories. Enjoy!