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Matt, Joey, and Erik discuss beer while talking about the occult and the Western mystery tradition.

Matt, Joey, and Erik discuss beer while talking about the occult and the Western mystery tradition.
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Matt, Joey, and Erik discuss beer while talking about the occult and the Western mystery tradition.

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English


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Announcing the Arnemancy Podcast

6/3/2019
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Friends, Erik will not be making updates to My Alchemical Bromance for the foreseeable future. Instead, he will be producing the new Arnemancy Podcast. It’s been a great two-year run here, and we hope you join Erik over at his new podcast to see what crazy hijinx he’s getting up to! Here are some links... Read more »

Duration:00:05:39

EP 51 – Audiomancy with Keats Ross

5/15/2019
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In this episode, Erik is joined by Keats Ross, musician, magician, mystic, and master of We The Hallowed. We The Hallowed is an art collective, and home of Keats’ many projects such as the Pragmagick Podcast and his musical endeavors such as Dakota Slim. We talk about using music to create sigils, exploring consciousness, and... Read more »

Duration:01:01:17

Guest Appearance: Erik on the Alexxcast Episode 319

5/3/2019
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Erik was happy to be on the Alexxcast again! Here are Alexx’s show notes: Listen to a live mystical rite as Alexx invites Erik Arneson back on to magically chant the podcast back into a proper numerical sequencing. That lasts like 3 minutes, then we answer listener questions and talk about all sorts of esoteric,... Read more »

Duration:01:08:45

EP 50 – Picatrix Decans with J Swofford

4/24/2019
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Join artist J Swofford and host Erik at Hopworks Urban Brewery for a discussion on the Picatrix Decans. J is the creator of the Picatrix Decans talisman deck. They discuss astrological magic, homebrewing, astrological brewing, and the Picatrix Decans. When we look at the Picatrix decans, we compare descriptions and notes from both the Warnock-Greer... Read more »

Duration:01:02:57

Guest Appearance: The Cosmic Keys Podcast

4/2/2019
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I really enjoyed being on The Cosmic Keys Podcast with Dan and Scarlet! Here’s how they described this episode. Dan and Scarlet open the episode with an astrology and Tarot forecast for the week of April 1, 2019 to April 7, 2019, followed by an interview with the host of My Alchemical Bromance, Erik Arneson.... Read more »

Duration:01:13:15

EP 49 – The Magician and the Fool

3/29/2019
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In this episode, Erik interviews the hosts of The Magician and the Fool Podcast, Janus and Dominic. They dive right into what it means to be a magician, but the conversation explores Renaissance magic, the Greek Magical Papyri, Norse mythology, and Pittsburgh. How do the Magician and the Fool relate to the Trickster? We explore... Read more »

Duration:01:22:13

EP 48 – Sewing and Ritual Magic with Andrew Watt

3/6/2019
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In this episode, Erik is joined by Andrew B. Watt of Wanderings in the Labrynth. They discuss textile arts, such as sewing and weaving, and how those intersect with ritual magic, enchantment, and the creation of talismans. Andrew also wrote the Neo-Orphic Hymns, a set of planetary prayers inspired by Thomas Taylor’s translations of the... Read more »

Duration:03:46:25

EP 47 – Sumerian Magic with Vanessa Kindell

2/20/2019
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Vanessa Kindell joins us this episode. She is a writer and contributor to the Peacock Goat Review and a Sumerian witch. She talks to us about reconstructing Sumerian and Babylonian religious practices and integrating them into her modern magical work, but we really dig into the nature of Sumerian religion and the details of their... Read more »

Duration:03:20:34

EP 46 – An Exploration of the Soul

1/30/2019
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In this episode, Erik explores various interpretations and explanations of the soul in the wake of the death of his 19 year-old cat, Kublai Khan. This episode is personal, but hopefully it provides food for thought. Links The Immortal Body in Hermeticism Timaeus by Plato The Nine Parts of the Human Soul According to Ancient... Read more »

Duration:00:26:41

Guest Appearance: Erik on the Alexxcast on “Eyes Wide Shut”

1/23/2019
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Erik was on episode 300K of the Alexxcast to discuss Stanley Kubrick’s last film, “Eyes Wide Shut,” released in 1999. The movie stars Nicole Kidman and Tom Cruise in a bizarre, sex-fueled story through secret societies, mystery, and marital problems. Alexx Bollen interviews Erik about the movie — not because Erik was in the movie,... Read more »

Duration:01:16:01

EP 45 – Taylor Bell, Wandering in the Moonlight

1/16/2019
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In this episode Erik interviews Taylor Bell, writer, occultist, Tarot creator, and contributor to Charm the Water’s new occult periodical, The Peacock Goat Review. We discuss Taylor’s experience writing and copyediting for the PGR and his work on his upcoming Tarot decks. We also discuss the group lunar initiation ritual that Erik and Taylor took... Read more »

Duration:02:52:57

Guest Appearance: Erik on the Six of Swords

1/7/2019
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Erik was in a long-form interview (almost 4 hours!) on the Six of Swords podcast with OccultFan (AKA Nathan Lee). They talk about pretty much everything, including cartoons! Check out the extensive show notes!

Duration:03:52:20

EP 44 – Dan Attrell and the Apocalypse of Joachim of Fiore

12/26/2018
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Dan Attrell joins Erik for a conversation about his paper, “For 1,260 Days They’ll Prophesy in Sackcloth: Joachim of Fiore’s Apocalypse, Temporalization, and Franciscan Spirituality.” This is a complex topic, revolving around the ways in which Joachim of Fiore’s understanding of apocalyptic visions changed the way we looked at history and time. The topic is... Read more »

Duration:04:24:10

EP 43 – MABCon 2018 – Brewing and Tasting

12/5/2018
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Finally, the latest MABCon episode! This year, back in October, Matt and Erik got together for MABCon. They visited breweries, visited conferences, and drank some beers. This is definitely a beer-heavy episode. Also we have questions about the Mikkeller Running Club. Most of this episode is a conversation between Matt and Erik over the brew... Read more »

Duration:01:13:29

EP 42 – Theresa Pridemore and the Portland Tarot

11/14/2018
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In this episode, Erik interviews Theresa Pridemore, creator of the Portland Tarot and The Sovereign Oracle, and the brains behind brand management company Sovereign Spirit. They discuss the creative process behind creation of a Tarot deck and dive into the rich Portland-based imagery in the Portland Tarot. We also talk about the difference between Tarot... Read more »

Duration:00:56:21

Guest Appearance on The Alexxcast 300H

11/7/2018
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This is a repost of part 1 of the 2018 Halloween Podcast Crossover Event — Summoning a Cartoon Demon with Alexx and Erik! You can listen to part 2 here. Head to the Alexxcast for full show notes!

Duration:00:43:47

EP 41 – Halloween with Alexx Bollen

10/31/2018
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Welcome back, friends, and an extra special crossover episode featuring Alexx Bollen from The Alexxcast and (maybe) Hunson Abadeer from Adventure Time! This is part 2 of the Alexxcast/My Alchemical Bromance 2018 Halloween Crossover. Listen to part 1 in episode 300H of the Alexxcast! Locations This episode starts out with a special Halloween ritual performed... Read more »

Duration:00:54:11

Guest Lecture on the Art of Memory

10/17/2018
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Back in May, Erik was a last-minute guest at the 2018 Convocation of the Apostolic Johannite Church, where he gave a lecture on the Art of Memory. Here’s a link to the AJC’s recording of that lecture on their podcast, The Lectern. In this talk, I cover the history of the Art of Memory and... Read more »

Duration:00:42:37

EP 40 – Keith Readdy, PUBLISHED AUTHOR

10/10/2018
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Friends, welcome back to the podcast our great friend, Keith Readdy! He has returned from a trek across the sea as a bona fide published author! Keith’s new book, One Truth and One Spirit: Aleister Crowley’s Spiritual Legacy, will be available soon, hopefully by December, so you should pre-order it now!! Keith was previously on... Read more »

Duration:01:50:45

EP 39 – Ryhan Butler, Medieval Astrologer

9/26/2018
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Have you guys noticed how many amazing guests I’ve been getting lately? Ryhan Butler is the genius behind Medieval Astrology Guide, and I was overjoyed to welcome him as a guest to the podcast. If you’re going into this expecting Linda Goodman’s “Love Signs” then you’re in for quite a ride! This is the real... Read more »

Duration:01:04:33