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On Psilly Rabbits we talk about the science, history, myth, and philosophies behind altered states, entheogens, and the nature of consciousness. We will be analyzing said history and myth from an interdisciplinary standpoint, coupling academia and the occult. Our format includes a mix of conversation, education, and interviews with experts and innovative minds from all practices as we apply their works to the fields of consciousness studies and psychedelic research.


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On Psilly Rabbits we talk about the science, history, myth, and philosophies behind altered states, entheogens, and the nature of consciousness. We will be analyzing said history and myth from an interdisciplinary standpoint, coupling academia and the occult. Our format includes a mix of conversation, education, and interviews with experts and innovative minds from all practices as we apply their works to the fields of consciousness studies and psychedelic research.




Ep034 - Psychedelic Zealotry

Bit of an odd episode today. Cody reviews the recent Exploring Psychedelics Conference and his related blog post about the zealotry and apologetics issued by Octavio Rettig and Martin Ball during that event. Octavio and Martin Dude Ego the Living Planet Show Notes: The blog post in question - Exploring Psychedelics 2018: Reviewing zealotry and apologetics within the field of psychedelics. Entheogenic Evolution Podcast - Martin's latest podcast episode where he addresses my blog post.


Ep033 - Exploring Psychedelics with Martin Ball

This week Amanda is joined by Martin Ball to discuss his books and philosophy. Martin is the organizer of the Exploring Psychedelics conferences in Ashland Oregon, which will be held this weekend May 24-26 at Southern Oregon University for the fifth year running. The event is free to attend and open to all ages. Show Notes: 2018 Exploring Psychedelics in Ashland Oregon - The main website for anyone looking for more information. - If you enjoyed the discussion with...

Ep032 - God Reconsidered with Scott S. Smith

We dive back into Gnosticism this week with Scott S Smith. Aside from providing a fun conversation, Scott is the author of the wonderful book God Reconsidered, as well as a freelance business journalist whose 1,200 articles have appeared in over 175 publications. Please consider supporting us on, or by giving us a five star review on iTunes, Stitcher, Libsyn or whatever your favorite podcast outlet may be. Show Notes: - Scott's website...


Ep031 - Radical Mycology with Peter McCoy

For today's episode, Amanda interviews Peter McCoy, author of the book Radical Mycology. A quick bio from Peter's website: Peter McCoy speaks on behalf of the fungi, the most overlooked and misrepresented organisms in the web of life. A self-taught mycologist with 16 years of accumulated study and experience, Peter is an original founder of Radical Mycology, a grassroots organization and movement that teaches the many ways to work with fungi for personal, societal, and ecological...


Ep030 - Psilocybin Society with Tom & Sheri Eckert

This week Amanda is joined by Tom and Sheri Eckert to speak about psychedelics and the 2020 Psilocybin Services Initiative of Oregon. There are even a few Psilly stories squeezed in. Tom and Sheri founded the Oregon Psilocybin Society and are currently working hard to help push the legalization of these mushrooms in Oregon state. From Tom and Sheri's website: The Oregon Psilocybin Society (OPS) is proposing a framework for regulating the supervised use of psilocybin, a naturally occurring...


Ep029 - Psychedelic Medicine with Dr. Richard Louis Miller

We're back! To start things off right this year, we're happy to have Dr. Richard Louis Miller on the show to discuss his new book Psychedelic Medicine: The Healing Powers of LSD, MDMA, Psilocybin, and Ayahuasca. Dr. Miller expertly helps guide us through the basics of psychedelic therapy, as well as where we currently stand in terms of politics and advocacy. Some information on Dr. Miller from his website Dr. Richard Louis Miller, M.A., Ph.D., has been a...


Ep028 - Noumenautics with Peter Sjostedt-H

This week Amanda is joined by neo-nihilist philosopher and noumenaut Peter Sjöstedt-H . They discuss everything from Peter's new book to the history of psychedelics in philosophy. This is a dense one even for philosophers, so get ready to take some notes. Peter's bio from Peter Sjöstedt-H is an Anglo-Scandinavian philosopher of mind and a metaphysician who specialises in the thought of Whitehead, Nietzsche and Schopenhauer, with special regard to panpsychism and altered...


Ep027 - Liber 420 with Chris Bennett

This week we are joined by acclaimed author on all things cannabis, the very knowledgeable Chris Bennett. Cody and Chris discuss the history of cannabis in anticipation for Mr. Bennett's upcoming book Liber 420: Cannabis, Magickal Herbs and the Occult. Chris takes us through approximately 8,000 years or more of human history with cannabis in just about an hour. From Chris' bio at CannabisCulture: Chris Bennett has been researching the historical role of cannabis in magic and religion for...


Ep026 - Everything Cannabis with Emma Chasen

This week Amanda is joined by the wonderful Emma Chasen, Director of Education for the Sativa Science Club. The conversation ranges from cannabis basics such as chemical/strain breakdowns, to policy reform and the benefits of whole plant medicines. From Emma's bio at Sativa Science Club: Emma Chasen has a mission to educate people on the science behind Cannabis so that they may take charge of their own healing. After graduating from Brown University in 2014 with a degree in Medicinal Plant...


Ep025 - Psychedelics Today with Joe Moore

This week, Amanda is joined by Joe Moore, co-host of the Psychedelics Today podcast. They discuss permaculture, psychedelic ethics, and the distinctions between neoliberalism and capitalism. From Joe's bio on Psychedelics Today: Joe studied philosophy in New Hampshire, where he earned his B.A.. After stumbling upon the work of Stanislav Grof during his undergraduate years, Joe began participating in Holotropic Breathwork workshops in Vermont in 2003. Joe helped facilitate Holotropic and...

Ep024 - Social Engineering with Joseph Atwill

Today we are joined by Joseph Atwill, author of Ceasar's Messiah to talk about the Deep State, psychedelics, and methods of social engineering. This is a follow-up to the conversation Cody had with Alex Tsakiris from Skeptiko a couple of weeks ago wherein we discussed Joe's paper Manufacturing the Deadhead. Joe was gracious enough to come on the show in order to better explain his research and dispel some misconceptions about his work. It was a great interview, and we will certainly have...


Ep023 - Gnosticism with Miguel Conner

This week Cody speaks with Miguel Conner, host of the wonderful podcast Aeon Byte Gnostic Radio. Miguel expertly guides us through and introduction to the very nuanced and hard to get at topic of Gnosticism. He introduces us to the various emanations of the Gnostic god, the goddess Sophia and her relationship to humanity and Christ, and there's even some Simon Magus thrown in for good measure. For more information on Gnosticism or to find more of Miguels great work, visit...


Ep022 - Deep State Psychedelics with Alex Tsakiris

This week Alex Tsakiris, host of the Skeptiko Podcast joins us to discuss psychedelics, social engineering, and the 'Deep State'. We get into the work of Joe Atwill, and his research regarding Gordon Wasson's CIA connections. On Skeptiko, Alex interviews leading researchers and scientists looking into the different aspects of human consciousness; mainly near death experiences, parapsychology, and what Alex likes to call deeper spirituality. Last month, Alex was kind enough to have me on his...


Ep021 - Women and Entheogens with Kilindi Iyi

Returning to the show this week, our very first guest Kilindi Iyi joins Amanda to discuss everything from simulation theory to the environment. Of course, high dose psilocybin and hyperspacial djinn make their way into the conversations as well. Kilindi was kind enough to join us in order to help promote this year's 2017 Women and Entheogens Conference, being held in honor of Kai Wingo. From the Detroit Psychedelics Community website: "The Women and Entheogens Conference is the brainchild...


Ep020 - Alchemically Stoned with PD Newman

We have a particularly good episode for you all this week. We once more forgo our usual segments as Cody interviews beloved psychonaut, author and 32nd degree Master Mason, PD Newman. Just this last June, Newman released the absolutely wonderful book, Alchemically Stoned: The Psychedelic Secret of Freemasonry. Cody has been eagerly awaiting this conversation for some time, as Newman'a writings have influenced his work a great deal. Strap in and grab a notebook, because we dive deep into the...


Ep019 - Psychedelics Today with Kyle Buller

This week Cody is joined by the co-host of Psychedelics Today Podcast, Kyle Buller. Kyle and his talented partner Joe Moore, just launched a new online course Navigating Psychedelics, Lessons on Self-Care and Integration. We of course discuss psychedelics, as well as NDE's, holotropic breathwork, Stanislov Grof, shamanism, integration, and much, much more. [From Psychedelics Today] Kyle’s interest in exploring non-ordinary states of consciousness began when he was 16-years-old, when he...


Ep018 - Myco Deep Dive pt1 'Stametsian Philosophy'

A very happy, if slightly belated Mushroom Day! This week the gods had it in for us. Three major computer crashes, a few lost recordings, and several power outages. But, we cannot be stopped! Thank you for your patience. This week we do things a little differently. As amateur mycologists, we join forces for the first episode in an ongoing series diving into the world of mycology. We cover the career of mycologist extraordinaire, Paul Stamets. We explore his unique method and regimen for...


Ep017 - Everything Microdosing

No interview today. We jump right into a Feed Your Head segment on the very popular topic of Microdosing. Cody follows that up with an Epics and Entheogens segment covering some of the major godparents of psychedlia who had a major role in the development of various microdosing techniques. Keeping in line with the microdosing theme, Amanda finishes the show with a Psychedelic Feminism highlighting Amanda Fielding. Please consider supporting us on, or by giving us a...


Ep016 - Psilly Review of Disjointed

For today’s episode, Amanda and Cody unite forces for an unorthodox episode, reviewing the new Netflix series Disjointed, starring Cathy Bates as an eccentric cannabis dispensary owner. This episode is just small teaser of the exclusive patreon content which will we will be releasing regularly in the future. Late night recording + cannabis and tequila shots = very Psilly Rabbits. The explicit tag is there for a reason this week. If you are turned off by foul language, or find yourself...


Ep015 - Chaos Protocols with Gordon White

For our interview today, Cody speaks with author, magician, philosopher and permaculture guru from Down Under, Mr. Gordon White. We discuss a wide range of topics, from psychedelic sustainability, to the versatility of magical techniques in today’s modern world, and his wonderful book Chaos Protocols. Check out Gordon at After the interview, I cover entheogens in comic books for Epics and Entheogens, and we finish today’s show with a Feed Your Head exploring the miraculous...