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

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

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United States

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

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English

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Episodes

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

Episode 14: Andrew McLuhan on Marshall McLuhan

10/23/2022
In this episode, I chat with Andrew McLuhan, director of the McLuhan Institute, about his grandfather, Marshall McLuhan. Andrew at Gray AreaSelf paced course on Understanding Media, Part 1The McLuhan Institute Youtube ChannelMcLuhan, Auden, and FullerThe Playboy Interview with Marshall McLuhan, 1969“Notes on Burroughs” by Marshall McLuhan Hilaritas Press Podcast Host/Producer Mike Gathers Engineer/Producer Ryan Reeves

Duration:01:33:13

Episode 13: Lionell Snell on Magical Thinking

9/23/2022
In this episode, we chat with magician, author, and youtuber Lionell Snell, aka Ramsey Dukes, about magical thinking. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC8-NwOu0WV5Qd_U4zOP33swhttps://www.amazon.com/Ramsey-Dukes/e/B001JP7UKIhttp://ramseydukes.co.uk/ 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:01:22:12

Episode 12: Eric Wagner on Beethoven and RAW

8/23/2022
In this episode, we chat with teacher, author, and RAW scholar Eric Wagner on Beetoven and Robert Anton Wilson. Eric's book, Insider's Guide to Robert Anton WilsonEric's blogs Hilaritas Podcast Host/Producer Mike Gathers Engineer Ryan Reeves

Duration:01:26:25

Episode 11: Phil Farber on Magick, NLP, Crowley & RAW

7/23/2022
In this episode, we chat with Meta-Magician Philip Farber on Magick, NLP, Crowley & Robert Anton Wilson. Phil is the author of several books, including "High Magick, a guide to Cannabis in Ritual and Mysticism. He’s also a regular speaker at the Starwood Festival and other events. Phil's website Meta MagickPhil's books on Amazon Hilaritas Podcast Host/Producer Mike Gathers Engineer Ryan Reeves

Duration:01:07:20

Episode 10: Jesse Walker on Chapel Perilous

6/23/2022
In this episode, we chat with Jesse Walker, author of The United States of Paranoia: A Conspiracy Theory and Rebels on the Air: An Alternative History of Radio in America. IN AMERICA. He is an editor at Reason magazine, and he lives in Baltimore. Jesse on Twitter“Cult Country” essayarticles from Reason.comJesse's books on Amazon Hilaritas Podcast Host/Producer Mike Gathers Engineer Ryan Reeves “In researching occult conspiracies, one eventually faces a crossroad of mythic proportions...

Duration:00:50:42

Episode 9: Antero Alli and Chapel Perilous

5/23/2022
In this episode, we chat with underground film maker, professional astrologer, paratheater ritualist, teacher, writer, forest walker, dreamer and no form engineer Antero Alli on Chapel Perilous, paratheater, and the Eight Circuit model. Antero Alli: FacebookVertical Pool ProductionsParaTheatrical ReSearchUnderground CinemaBooks and DVDsRapper Mike's Eight Circuit playlist on YouTube Hilaritas Podcast Host/Producer Mike Gathers Engineer Ryan Reeves “Chapel Perilous is a stage in the...

Duration:01:09:21

Episode 8: James Joyce with Loic Wright

4/23/2022
In this episode, we chat with Loic Wright on Irish novelist, short story writer, poet, and literary critic James Joyce, author of Ulysses and Finnegans Wake. Loic is a PhD candidate in 20th century Irish fiction and culture and an Irish Research Council Scholar, formerly of the James Joyce Center. "Joyce and Tao" - one of RAW's first two published essays, both sold on his 27th birthday.RAW essay on James Joyce and UlyssesRAW Essay: "The Celtic Roots of Quantum Theory"RAW essay on Ireland:...

Duration:01:00:24

Episode 7: R. Buckminster “Bucky” Fuller with Kurt Przybilla

3/23/2022
In this episode, we chat with inventor, writer, producer, and educator Kurt Przybilla on American architect, systems theorist, author, designer, inventor, critic of work, and futurist R. Buckminster Fuller. Kurt Przybilla invented Tetra Tops, the world’s first spinning top with more than one axis of spin, which were inspired by the works of Buckminster Fuller and have been featured in the New York Times, Popular Science, Baby Einstein, Child and Discover Magazine, as well as at the...

Duration:02:28:06

Episode 6: John Lilly, MD with Graham Talley

2/23/2022
In this episode, we chat with flotation enthusiast, consultant, and publisher Graham Talley on physician, neuroscientist, psychoanalyst, psychonaut, philosopher, writer, and inventor John C. Lilly, MD, author of over 125 scientific papers and 19 books including Programming and Metaprogramming of the Human Biocomputer and two autobiographies, Center of The Cyclone and The Scientist. John C. Lilly, MD's delightfully antiquated web site Beliefs Unlimited - YouTube, pdf Our guest Graham...

Duration:01:32:34

Episode 5: Kerry Thornley with Adam Gorightly

1/23/2022
In this episode, we chat with writer and historian Adam Gorightly on the life, work and ideas of Kerry Thornley, aka Omar Khayyam Ravenhurst or simply Lord Omar, Jesse Sump, the Grand Caliph of California, and Ho Chi Zen; author of Zenarchy and The Idle Warriors; co-founder of Discordianism and co-author of the Principia Discordia. From AdamGorightly.com: Adam Gorightly has been chronicling fringe culture for two decades. His articles have appeared in nearly every 'zine, underground...

Duration:01:29:07

Episode 4: John Higgs on Timothy Leary

12/23/2021
A rising star in the field of clinical psychology in the 1950s, Dr. Timothy Leary published his book, The Interpersonal Diagnosis of Personality in 1957. Dubbed the "most important book on psychotherapy of the year" by The Annual Review of Psychology, Leary's research led to the development of Transactional Analysis, popularized by Eric Berne in his 1964 book Games People Play. Behind the scenes, Leary felt a growing dissatisfaction with the routines and predictability of 1950s middle class...

Duration:00:51:53

Episode 3: Nicholas Murray on Aldous Huxley

11/23/2021
Nicholas Murray is a freelance author and journalist based in Wales and London. Born in Liverpool, he is the author of several literary biographies including lives of Franz Kafka, Aldous Huxley, Bruce Chatwin, Andrew Marvell and Matthew Arnold, five collections of poems, and two novels. His biography of Matthew Arnold was a New York Times Notable Book of the Year in 1997, and his biography of Aldous Huxley was shortlisted for the Marsh Biography Prize in 2003. His biography of Franz Kafka...

Duration:00:49:10

Episode 2: Dan Lowe on Wilhelm Reich

10/23/2021
In this episode, we chat with Dan Lowe about the life, work and ideas of Wilhelm Reich. Dan works as a counsellor, therapist and educator in London. He has been studying Reich since discovering him through Robert Anton Wilson over 25 years ago while at university. Dan’s clinical work as therapist is heavily informed by relational therapy and Reich’s somatic therapy. In this episode, we chat with Dan Lowe about the life, work and ideas of Wilhelm Reich. Dan works as a counsellor, therapist...

Duration:01:15:56

Episode 1: Institute of General Semantics Trustee Dom Heffer on Alfred Korzybski

9/23/2021
For our first episode we talk with artist Dom Heffer of the Institute of General Semantics about the life and ideas of Alfred Korzybski and the implications of general semantics on every day life. Hilaritas Podcast produced by host Mike Gathers and engineer Ryan Reeves

Duration:01:40:44