Expanding Mind - DIY Magic - 03.26.1503/26/15
A talk with author Anthony Alvarado aboutDIY Magic, hisexcellent recipe book of spells, experiments, and consciousness hacks for intensifying creativity, fun, and mystery.
The Early Leary - 03.19.15
A talk with professor James Penner aboutTimothy Leary: the Harvard Years, his edited collection of Leary’s earliest writings on psychedelics, scripting, and set and setting.
Brains on LSD - 03.12.15
A talk with psychedelic researcher Doctor Robin Carhart-Harris about dreams, the psychedelic brain, and the challenges of funding research on LSD.https://walacea.com/campaigns/lsd/
Reclaiming Art - 02.12.15
A talk with author and filmmaker JF Martel about the weirdness of beauty, therifts in the network,and his new gentle manifestoReclaiming Art in the Age of Artifice.http://www.reclaimingart.com/
Transhumanism Today - 02.05.15
A talk with authors RU Sirius and Jay Cornell about techno-libertarianism, Google, and their new bookTranscendence: The Disinformation Encyclopedia of Transhumanism and the Singularity.www.transcendencethebook.net
Seeds of Occulture - 01.29.15
A talk with writer and artist Carl Abrahamsson about magic and art, Swedish occulture, and the sorcery of fiction. Check out his new book Reasonances (Scarlet Imprint). http://www.darrylcaterine.com
Haunted Ground - 01.22.15
A talk with Professor Darryl Caterine about dowsing, angry ghosts, and the old weird America. Check out his bookHaunted Ground: Journeys through a Paranormal America(Praeger).http://www.darrylcaterine.com
Alien Languages - 01.15.15
A talk with Diana Slattery about her marvelous new book:Xenolingustics: Psychedelics, Language, and the Evolution of Consciousness(North Atlantic).http://psychedelicsandlanguage.com/
The Long Conversation - 01.08.15
A talk with Juris Ahn, aka Dr. Concrescence, about neurofeedback, voodoo archetypes, and the trials and triumphs of hacking consciousness (with and without tech).
Waking Dreaming Being - 12.11.14
A talk with Professor Evan Thompson about his wonderful new bookWaking, Dreaming, Being: self and consciousness in (and between) neuroscience and first-person experience.
The Civilization of California - 12.07.14
A talk with Professor Josef Chytry about his bookMountain of Paradise: Reflections on the Emergence of Greater California as a World Civilization: Disneyland, Queen Califia, and the culture of transformation.
The Polar Cosmos - 11.23.14
A talk with author Gyrus about his wonderful new bookNorth: The Rise and Fall of the Polar Cosmos: ice monsters, the trauma of the agricultural revolution, and the social politics hidden in myth.http://polarcosmology.com/
Expanding Mind - The Yoga of Sound - 11/16/14
A talk with composer and author Baird Hersey about sound meditation, overtone singing, and the techniques of inner listening described in his bookThe Practice of Nada Yoga.http://www.pranasound.com
Expanding Mind - Cameron: Witch Woman - 11/09/14
A talk with journalist Tanya Laden about the visionary artist Cameron, esoteric Los Angeles, and the gender dynamics of the occult.http://tanjaladen.tumblr.com/
Expanding Mind - American Witchcraft - 08/10/14
Social networks, spiritual pragmatism, and the “organized innocence” of American witchcraft: a talk with Aidan A. Kelly, author of A Tapestry of Witches: A History of the Craft in America, Volume 1 and the memoir Hippie Commie Beatnik Witches.
Expanding Mind - The Yoga of Psi - 08/03/14
Yogic siddhis, paranormal research, and the stange sociology of science: a talk with Dean Radin, senior scientist at the Institute of Noetic Sciences and author, most recently, of Supernormal: Science, Yoga, and the Evidence for Extraordinary Psychic...
Expanding Mind - Borg Like Me - 07/27/14
The maker movement, the surveillance web, and fanning the embers of 90s cyberculture: a talk with Gareth Branwyn, former editor at MAKE, Boing Boing, and Mondo 2000, and now author of Borg Like Me & Other Tales of Art, Eros, and Embedded Systems.
Expanding Mind - Consciousness Hacking - 07/20/14
Spiritual technologies, DIY neuroscience, and the renaissance of engineered mindstates: a talk with Mikey Siegel, Bay Area entrepreneur and consciousness hacker impresario . http://mikeysiegel.com/
Expanding Mind - Think Positive - 07/13/14
New Thought, the trouble with skeptics, William James, and the history and power of positive thinking: an animated talk with Mitch Horowitz, author of One Simple Idea: How Positive Thinking Reshaped Modern Life. http://mitchhorowitz.com.
Expanding Mind - Buddhas and Machines - 07/06/14
Chinese typewriters, Alan Watts, and how Buddhism (and motorcycle maintenance) infected digital capitalism: a talk with Professor R. John Williams about his new book, The Buddha in the Machine: Art, Technology, and the Meeting of East and West....
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