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Exploring the ideas of Robert Anton Wilson and the influences that shaped his reality.

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Exploring the ideas of Robert Anton Wilson and the influences that shaped his reality.

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Episodes

Episode 30: Vincent Murphy on Artificial Intelligence

2/23/2024
In this episode, Mike Gathers chats with RAW Lucubrator and Guerill-AI Ontologist, Vincent Murphy. Links: Vincent's BrainstormThe Upcoming AI Future | Kevin Kelly | The Tim Ferriss ShowKevin Kelly on The Many Positive Possibilities of Generative AIWill A.I. Make Us Smarter?Debating the Future of AI: A Conversation with Marc AndreessenAI Will Save The World with Marc Andreessen and Martin Casado • • • Hilaritas Press PodcastHost/Producer Mike Gathers Producer/Engineer Richard Rasa

Duration:01:58:19

Episode 29: Scott Apel – writer, movie critic, and long time friend of RAW

1/23/2024
In this episode, Mike Gathers chats with Scott Apel – writer, movie critic, and long time friend of RAW. Scott was the original editor and publisher of the new Hilaritas Press release of Chaos and Beyond: The Best of Trajectories. Scott also created Beyond Chaos and Beyond, which Scott describes in this episode. Links: Scott's Wikipedia pagePKD: The Dream ConnectionScott’s booksScott’s intros to “The Prisoner”Scott’s interview with Bob • • • Hilaritas Press PodcastHost/Producer Mike Gathers Producer/Engineer Richard Rasa

Duration:01:35:32

Episode 28: John Higgs on the KLF, William Blake, and Robert Anton Wilson

12/23/2023
In this episode, Mike Gathers chats with writer John Higgs about the KLF, William Blake and Robert Anton Wilson • • • John Higgs' website@JohnHiggs on TwitterNovember 23rd announcement on Higgs’ upcoming book on Dr. Who Hilaritas Press PodcastHost/Producer Mike Gathers Producer/Engineer Richard Rasa

Duration:01:34:39

Episode 27: Wayne Saalman - Aliens, UFOs, and The Journey Across Forever

11/23/2023
In this episode, Mike Gathers chats with novelist, poet, painter and song writer, Wayne Saalman, @waynensaalman, about aliens, UFOs, and more in his latest book, The Journey Across Forever, Links... Wayne’s WebsiteMost of Wayne on AmazonMore of Wayne’s books on AmazonRAW’s Intro to Dream Illuminati “Dreams of Flying” • • • Hilaritas Press PodcastHost/Producer Mike Gathers Producer/Engineer Richard Rasa

Duration:01:50:38

Episode 26: Oberon Zell Ravenheart on Paganism, Polyamory, Wizardry, Unicorns and GaeaGenesis

10/23/2023
In this episode, Mike Gathers chats with Oberon Zell-Ravenheart, about Paganism, Polyamory, Wizardry, Unicorns and GaeaGenesis. OberonZell.comGaeaGenesis bookmore at AmazonThe Wizard Oz documentaryGrey School of WizardryChurch of All Worlds“A Bouquet of Lovers: Strategies for Open Relationships” by Morning Glory ZellGreen Egg magazineWilson obit on Shea • • • Hilaritas Press PodcastHost/Producer Mike Gathers Producer/Engineer Richard Rasa

Duration:01:13:58

Episode 25: Lon Milo DuQuette on RAW, Crowley, Magick, and Tarot

9/23/2023
In this episode, Mike Gathers chats with Lon Milo DuQuette. As Mike says, "it’s my great pleasure to chat with man who wrote the introduction to the new Hilaritas publication of Lion of Light; musician, teacher, and author of over 20 books on Aleister Crowley, Magick, Kabbala, Thoth Tarot, and things that bump in the night, Lon Milo DuQuette." Links: Lon's websiteLon's active on FacebookLon's tarot courseLon's booksHilaritas' Lion of Light • • • Audio clip of RAW at the beginning of this podcast from Robert Anton Wilson: Aleister Crowley from RAWarchive • • • Hilaritas Press PodcastHost/Producer Mike Gathers Producer/Engineer Richard Rasa

Duration:01:46:49

Episode 24: Richard Kaczynski on Aleister Crowley

8/23/2023
In this episode, Mike Gathers chats with Crowley biographer Richard Kaczynski, author of the recently updated Perdurabo: The Life of Aleister Crowley and The Weiser Concise Guide to Aleister Crowley. Lion of Light at Hilaritas Press Richard Kaczynski's website Perdurabo, Revised and Expanded Edition Panic in Detroit: The Magician and the Motor City The Weiser Concise Guide to Aleister Crowley In depth discussion with Richard on Crowley and entheogens • • • Hilaritas Press PodcastHost/Producer Mike Gathers Producer/Engineer Richard RasaEngineer/Producer Ryan Reeves

Duration:01:04:39

Episode 23: Rev. Ivan Stang, co-founder of the Church of the Subgenius

7/23/2023
Episode 23: Rev. Ivan Stang In this episode, Mike Gathers chats with the Rev. Ivan Stang of the Church of the Subgenius. Links: Subgenius.comSubgenius Membership - Praise Bob!JR "Bob" Dobbs & the Church of the SubGenius documentaryArise! The Subgenius MovieArise! The Subgenius Movie on RokuRobert Anton Wilson Preaches for "Bob"Rev Ivan Stang Interviews Robert Anton Wilson • • • Hilaritas Press PodcastHost/Producer Mike Gathers Producer/Engineer Richard RasaEngineer/Producer Ryan Reeves

Duration:01:20:04

Episode 22: Mariana Pinzon on ChaoSurfing the Eight Circuits

6/23/2023
In this episode, Mike Gathers chats with Mariana Pinzon on ChaoSurfing the eight circuits of consciousness with color magick. www.chaosurfing.rocksstudy.chaosurfing.rockst.me/chaoSurfing Hilaritas Press Podcast: http://www.hilaritaspress.com/podcasts/ Host/Producer Mike Gathers: https://linktr.ee/mgathers23 Engineer/Producer Ryan Reeves: https://ryan4reeves.wixsite.com/ryanreeves

Duration:01:48:27

Sebastián Marincolo on Cannabis as a Tool for Mind Enhancement – Bonus Episode

5/30/2023
In this bonus episode, Host Mike Gathers talks with philosopher and author Sebastián Marincolo about his new book from Hilaritas Press: Elevated: Cannabis as a Tool for Mind Enhancement. • • • Learn more about the book at Hilaritas Press: http://www.hilaritaspress.com/portfolio-item/elevated-cannabis-as-a-tool-for-mind-enhancement/ Sebastián Marincolo's website: https://www.sebastianmarincolo.de/en/books/

Duration:01:10:21

Episode 21: Nick Tharcher on Falcon Press

5/23/2023
In this episode, Mike Gathers chats with Nick Tharcher of Original Falcon Press about Reichian Therapy and tales from Falcon Press and other things. http://originalfalcon.com/ https://reichiantherapy.info/book%20in%20pdf/Reich%20home%20Book.pdfhttps://www.amazon.com/stores/Devaraj-Sandberg/author/B06XSYCDWMhttps://sensorimotorpsychotherapy.org/ Hilaritas Press Podcast: http://www.hilaritaspress.com/podcasts/ Host/Producer Mike Gathers: https://linktr.ee/mgathers23 Engineer/Producer Ryan Reeves: https://ryan4reeves.wixsite.com/ryanreeves

Duration:01:32:43

Kevin Kelly – Senior Maverick at Wired offers Excellent Advice for Living – Bonus Episode

4/28/2023
In this episode, Mike Gathers chats with Senior Maverick at Wired, author of the bestseller book, The Inevitable, Cool Tool maven, Recomendo chief, Asia-fan, and True Film buff, Kevin Kelly (@kevin2kelly) on his new book, Excellent Advice for Living, Wisdom I Wish I'd Known Earlier, artificial intelligence, and more in this special episode of the Hilaritas Podcast. Links... • Excellent-Advice-Living: https://www.amazon.com/Excellent-Advice-Living-Wisdom-Earlier/dp/0593654528 • The Inevitable: https://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/0525428089/ • TED: The future will be shaped by optimists: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FrqBWQ-mVEc • SXSW '23 Interview: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TpB4j_E1uEk • About Kevin Kelly: https://kk.org/#about • Kevin Kelly on Twitter: https://twitter.com/kevin2kelly • Cool Tools: https://kk.org/cooltools/ • Subscribe to Recomendo: https://www.recomendo.com/ • • • Hilaritas Press Podcasts: http://www.hilaritaspress.com/podcasts/ Host/Producer Mike Gathers: https://linktr.ee/mgathers23 Engineer/Producer Ryan Reeves: https://ryan4reeves.wixsite.com/ryanreeves • • • Music in this video by Starseed: https://starseedmusic.net/

Duration:00:56:50

Episode 20: Zach West

4/23/2023
Hilaritas host Mike Gathers (@mgathers23) chats with musician and Chaos magickian Zach West, @ZachWest23, about Probability Engineering and his Eight Circuits of Music in Episode 20 of the Hilaritas Podcast. #RobertAntonWilson #ChaosMagick

Duration:01:33:07

Bonus Episode: Gregory Arnott on RAW’s ”The Walls Came Tumbling Down”

3/31/2023
In this bonus episode, Mike Gathers chats with Gregory Arnott about The Hilaritas Press release of Robert Anton Wilson’s screenplay, "The Walls Came Tumbling Down." This new edition features a new foreword by Gregory Arnott, a new afterword by Bobby Camblell and Alan Moore’s Eulogy for Robert Anton Wilson. The Walls Came Tumbling Down at Hilaritas Press: http://www.hilaritaspress.com/portfolio-item/the-walls-came-tumbling-down/ Jechidah: at the expense of the particular https://dovestamemoria.blogspot.com

Duration:01:01:40

Episode 19: Eric Wagner on Ezra Pound

3/23/2023
In this episode, Mike Gathers chats with Eric Wagner about poet and critic Ezra Pound. https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2008/06/09/the-pound-errorhttps://rawilsonfans.org/the-ideogrammatic-method-weekly-assignments/https://rawilsonfans.org/commentary-on-the-cantos-of-ezra-pound/ Hilaritas Press Podcast: http://www.hilaritaspress.com/podcasts/ Host/Producer Mike Gathers: https://linktr.ee/mgathers23 Engineer/Producer Ryan Reeves: https://ryan4reeves.wixsite.com/ryanreeves

Duration:01:00:04

Episode 18: Sascha Engel on “Breaking the Alphabet”

2/23/2023
In this episode, Mike Gathers chats with Sascha Engel about the themes of his book, Breaking the Alphabet and the tyranny of the written word. Breaking the AlphabetSascha’s websiteSign up for Sascha’s newsletter • • • Hilaritas Press PodcastHost/Producer Mike Gathers Producer/Engineer Richard RasaEngineer/Producer Ryan Reeves

Duration:01:13:22

Bonus Episode: RAW Politics with Bobby Campbell

2/11/2023
In this bonus episode, host Mike Gathers chats with RAW-o-phile Bobby Cambell on TSOG, The Thing That Ate the Constitution and RAW Politics. https://www.hilaritaspress.com/portfolio-item/tsog-the-thing-that-ate-the-constitution-and-other-everyday-monsters/https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL5D4C1005DFFCE7DAhttp://www.rawillumination.net/2021/05/is-tsog-bad-title.html?m=1https://theanarchistlibrary.org/library/robert-anton-wilson-left-and-right-a-non-euclidean-perspective Hilaritas Press Podcast: http://www.hilaritaspress.com/podcasts/ Host/Producer Mike Gathers: https://linktr.ee/mgathers23 Engineer/Producer for this episode: Richard Rasa

Duration:01:04:47

Episode 17: Wayne Price on Petr Kropotkin

1/23/2023
In this episode, we chat with prolific anarchist writer Wayne Price on Peter Kropotkin. https://theanarchistlibrary.org/library/petr-kropotkin-anarchism-from-the-encyclopaedia-britannicahttps://theanarchistlibrary.org/category/author/wayne-pricehttps://www.anarkismo.net/newswire?author_name=Wayne%20Pricehttps://www.anarkismo.net/article/32683http://clevelandokie.blogspot.com/2011/04/editors-note-this-interview-with-robert.html Hilaritas Press Podcast: http://www.hilaritaspress.com/podcasts/ Host/Producer Mike Gathers: https://linktr.ee/mgathers23 Engineer/Producer Ryan Reeves: https://ryan4reeves.wixsite.com/ryanreeves

Duration:00:59:53

Episode 16: Oz Fritz on the intersection of Crowley and Joyce in RAW’s fiction

12/23/2022
In this episode, host Mike Gathers chat's with underground sound engineer Oz Fritz on the deeper influences of Aleister Crowley and James Joyce on Robert Anton Wilson’s fictional prose. RAWIllumination.net’s Tom Jackson interviews OzOz’s blogRobert Anton Wilson: Transmission of BarakaOz’s album of recordings from around the worldLiner notes.(movie trailer) Hilaritas Press Podcast Host/Producer Mike Gathers Engineer/Producer Ryan Reeves

Duration:01:24:01

Episode 15: Jimmy and Rob on Claude Shannon

11/23/2022
In this episode, I chat with biographers Rob Goodman and Jimmy Soni about Claude Shannon. A Mind at Play: the book "11 Life Lessons From History’s Most Underrated Genius""Claude Shannon, the Las Vegas Shark" "One of the fathers of modern computing used this 6-step process to solve any problem"biographer Jimmy Soni's websiteThe Bit Player (movie) Hilaritas Press Podcast Host/Producer Mike Gathers Engineer/Producer Ryan Reeves

Duration:00:59:09