An episode on the deep esoteric truths embedded within Buddhism, beyond the surface level. The Buddha sits under his tree still, denying us escape from the truth that life is death, and that only transcendence constitutes selfhood...
Erik Davis, author of Techgnosis and the just released High Weirdness, joins the podcast for a great conversation about our bizarre cultural moment and the legacy of the old school [Robert Anton] Wilsonian Counterculture...!
Discovering, and then enacting, one's True Will is the primary goal of all true and initiated magick, yoga, meditation and spiritual practice. Nothing could be more simple—and yet nothing is more practically difficult.
Genesis P-Orridge, high magus, cultural engineer and wrecker of civilization, chats with me from her hospital bed following serious, life-threatening surgery. We discuss the recent GoFundMe, the legacy of the 60s, the future of humanity, and lots more.
Legendary media theorist Douglas Rushkoff—now one of the top 10 intellectuals in the world according to MIT—stops by the podcast to discuss how technology has destroyed us, and how to join TEAM HUMAN & reclaim your soul from the machine...!
Spiros Antonopolous – yogi, tantrika, magician and psychonaut (you might have seen him in "DMT: The Spirit Molecule") – stops by to discuss his voyages in the outer realms of consciousness, and how a ritual he conducted to contact his Holy Guardian Angel completely upended his life... to say the least
Author Mitch Horowitz returns to the podcast to discuss his new book, "The Miracle Club," and the incredible power of the mind to shape reality itself—a power available to anybody, anywhere, at all times... NOW.
Remembering the late, great, Adam Parfrey—publisher of Feral House books, fearless opponent of American conformity, champion of the outsider, and a mentor and friend. In this episode, I chat with Samuel Vandiver, who has been assembling Parfrey's biography "A Feral Man in a Feral Land" from Adam's archives as well as extensive first-hand conversations with the legendary publisher.
Peter Bebergal, author of "Strange Frequencies: The Extraordinary Story of the Technological Quest for the Supernatural," stops by the show to discuss the liminal zones between mysticism and technology, and the odd and wonderful things he has found there.
Artist Gea Philes stops by to discuss life as an outsider, the pursuit of art as an overwhelming spiritual goal, how otherworldly forces shaped her work and how she's seen the occult scene evolve (and devolve) over time.
Journalist Marty Beckerman stops by the show to talk about how the Mainstream Media™ actually works, his experiences working in it, and why civilization is collapsing without functioning and healthy journalism. www.martybeckerman.com