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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


Episodes

EP 36 – Robert Bonomo and The 21 Faces of God

8/15/2018
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Robert Bonomo recently released The 21 Faces of God, a documentary about the Major Arcana of the Tarot. In this episode, he joins Erik to talk about his new movie and the two of them majorly nerd out on Tarot, Gnosticism, the Grail legend, physics, psychology, and alchemy. This episode has it all! Topics and... Read more »

Duration:00:49:10

EP 35 – Alexx Bollen from the Alexxcast

7/25/2018
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Alexx Bollen joins Erik at Ruse Brewery for a discussion about microdosing hallucinogens to treat depression, podcasting in Portland, books, and chaos magic. Alexx is the host of the Alexxcast, the only Alexx-themed podcast in the universe. He is also the author of Periphery and several collections of short stories. Location This episode was recorded... Read more »

Duration:00:54:13

Guest Appearance on Pragmagick

7/24/2018
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There’s a new podcast in Portland called Pragmagick, run by our friend Revel Rosz, and I was a guest on his show recently! We dive deep into some pretty esoteric topics, including Freemasonry and ceremonial magic — the latter is a particularly good bit, with lots of talk about theory and practice. Listen to the... Read more »

Duration:01:07:22

EP 34 – Backpacking on the Hoh River

7/11/2018
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This episode finds Matt, Joey, and Erik camping on the Hoh River in the Olympic Rainforest. As the sun goes down, join our hosts around the campfire and discuss backpacking, philosophy, materialism, meditation, the great outdoors, and other great subjects. We eat beef jerky, drink river water, and build chairs in the wilderness. Location This... Read more »

Duration:00:56:27

EP 33 – Nathan Lee the Master Mason

6/27/2018
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In this episode, Nathan Lee (AKA OccultFan) returns after his Master Mason degree to talk about all kinds of stuff, from shadow people to Freemasonry and beyond. There is a lot in this episode! I am writing these show notes really quickly, so you’ll have to listen to the episode to get everything. You will... Read more »

Duration:01:18:47

EP 32 – Pope Joan II

6/6/2018
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In this episode, we are joined by Pope Joan II. Joan is a philosopher queen, artist, and musician. We talk about all of those things and dive into the methods behind her creative process. Her art and music is a celebration of being human and being alive, but she also deals with a lot of... Read more »

Duration:00:49:28

EP 31 – Montana Jordan

5/23/2018
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Please welcome Montana Jordan to the show! In this episode, Montana joins Nate and Erik at Oaks Bottom Pub for a long conversation about the paranormal, the occult, ghosts, séances, paranormal investigation and all sorts of great rambling. Montana Jordan has since been formally investigating with various psychic and paranormal organizations for over 20 years.... Read more »

Duration:01:27:11

EP 30 – Monism, Dualism, and Backpacking

5/9/2018
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Happy birthday, Matt! Erik went to visit Matt over his birthday weekend, and we celebrated with brewery visits, beer tasting, hiking in the woods, and a good old philosophical discussion. In this episode, please join us as we go on a long adventure around Gig Harbor, Tacoma, and Olympia, discussing the differences between monism and... Read more »

Duration:01:01:52

EP 29 – Dan Attrell on the Picatrix

4/25/2018
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In this episode, I chat with Dan Attrell about the Picatrix. Dan runs the Modern Hermeticist website and is @ModernHermetics on Twitter. He is a brilliant fellow with just the right mix of nerd cred to make him a fitting guest for this podcast. Recently, he was part of a team that finished a new... Read more »

Duration:00:56:15

Guest Appearance on Cruzin’ With Steak

4/14/2018
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Back in March, Erik was interviewed on Cruzin’ With Steak, a podcast that’s kind of like this one, in that it’s mostly informal conversations about lots of crazy stuff. Lots of crazy stuff. The interview starts at 00:30:44. It’s pretty fun. Have a listen!

Duration:02:43:45

EP 28 – Nathan Lee the Fellowcraft

4/11/2018
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This episode, we welcome back Nathan Lee, AKA OccultFan, where we dive further into his ongoing journey into Freemasonry. As his Master Mason degree approaches, we discuss his initiation into the Fellowcraft or 2° of Blue Lodge Freemasonry. We don’t reveal any secrets, but we discuss the secrecy of Freemasonry and the educational foundation of... Read more »

Duration:00:55:54

Guest Appearance on Nox Mente

4/4/2018
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Recently Erik was a guest on the Nox Mente podcast, where he was interviewed about his dreams and a bunch of other stuff. This is a long and weird conversation and I think you guys will really enjoy it. Here’s the YouTube version if you’re so inclined.

Duration:03:45:09

EP 27 – Jeremy Crow and Flambeau Noir

3/28/2018
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In this episode, we talk with Jeremy Crow, the infamous Internet Luciferian! Jeremy is the founder of Flambeau Noir, the left hand path occult conference that is going to be in Portland, Oregon, on April 27th to 29th, 2018. We thought it would be ridiculous if we didn’t interview him before his conference, so here... Read more »

Duration:01:00:08

EP 26 – The Return of Chuck Dunning

3/14/2018
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We weren’t allowed to call this episode “Chucky 2: The Return of Chuck Dunning”, but deep in our hearts we all know that’s how it will be remembered. In the last half of the episode, we spend a lot of time talking about the nature of dualism and non-dualism in Western and Easter thought, as... Read more »

Duration:01:41:56

EP 25 – Marlene Seven Bremner

2/28/2018
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In this episode, we interview artist, poet, and creator Marlene Seven Bremner! Seven is a Seattle-area artist and we first encountered her work at the Esoteric Book Conference in 2016. Make sure you check out her website. The Drinks Seven is drinking nettle tea from her own garden. Erik is drinking a lemon La Croix.... Read more »

Duration:00:58:37

EP 24 – Ryan Peverly of Occulture Podcast

2/14/2018
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In this episode, Erik interviews Ryan Peverly of the excellent Occulture Podcast. Our discussion centers around not only how Occulture has evolved, but how Ryan and the podcast has changed together. This subject is particularly interesting because of the amount of knowledge and growth Ryan has assimilated in the short time he’s been podcasting. Tune... Read more »

Duration:01:21:27

EP 23 – Silver Falls Brewery

1/31/2018
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In this episode, Nate and Erik trek out to Silverton, Oregon, to visit Silver Falls Brewery. Our good friend Austin was kind enough to drive us all the way out there in exchange for all the beer he could drink. We sat down with founder and brewer Eric Druliner and assistant manager/brewer Jose Ramirez to... Read more »

Duration:00:36:09

EP E07 – The Magician Longs to See – Twin Peaks Tarot

1/26/2018
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In this solo episode, Erik reviews “The Magician Longs to See” Twin Peaks Tarot deck. This is our first episode in quite a while but we will be back soon! In the meantime, enjoy these show notes and links and hang in there. The Beer Erik reviews Abominable Winter Ale from Hopworks Urban Brewery. Links... Read more »

Duration:00:15:21

EP 22 – Nate Lee – OccultFan

1/3/2018
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In this episode, Erik interviews Nate Lee, known on Twitter as @OccultFan. Nate was just recently initiated into Freemasonry, so we go deep into some of the hidden occult meaning of initiations, self improvement, and understanding reality. There’s also a brief moment with Victor, our “studio audience” who just had his petition accepted. The Beers... Read more »

Duration:00:46:02

EP 21 – Return to Wayfinder

12/20/2017
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In this episode, Matt and Erik return to Wayfinder Brewing, exactly one year after their last visit. Things have changed a lot! We discuss the beer, occultism in popular culture, and esoteric influences on brewing. The Beers From Wayfinder: Polybius Pale Ale Pils Project #2 Hidden Hand Black Lager Mindstürm Hefeweizen Oathbreaker Saison Hats off... Read more »

Duration:01:07:11