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Welcome to the Esoteric Book Club; a podcast reviewing titles in the fields of esotericism, paranormal, supernatural, and magic. Main episodes are a summary and review of a single book title or series. New Briefs episodes are a retelling of recent events or conversations with authors and people within the realm of the paranormal. (Sometimes I even talk about dinosaurs, because who doesn't love dinosaurs!?) Main episodes are released on the Full Moon and News Briefs episodes are released on the New Moon. Here at the Esoteric Book Club I want you to remember to do one thing: stay weird!

Welcome to the Esoteric Book Club; a podcast reviewing titles in the fields of esotericism, paranormal, supernatural, and magic. Main episodes are a summary and review of a single book title or series. New Briefs episodes are a retelling of recent events or conversations with authors and people within the realm of the paranormal. (Sometimes I even talk about dinosaurs, because who doesn't love dinosaurs!?) Main episodes are released on the Full Moon and News Briefs episodes are released on the New Moon. Here at the Esoteric Book Club I want you to remember to do one thing: stay weird!

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Welcome to the Esoteric Book Club; a podcast reviewing titles in the fields of esotericism, paranormal, supernatural, and magic. Main episodes are a summary and review of a single book title or series. New Briefs episodes are a retelling of recent events or conversations with authors and people within the realm of the paranormal. (Sometimes I even talk about dinosaurs, because who doesn't love dinosaurs!?) Main episodes are released on the Full Moon and News Briefs episodes are released on the New Moon. Here at the Esoteric Book Club I want you to remember to do one thing: stay weird!

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English

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Episodes

Episode 2.10 - Witchcraft...into the Wilds

1/17/2022
Tonight we delve into the mysteries of wildcrafted green magic with Rachel Patterson's book Witchcraft...into the Wilds! Witchcraft...into the Wilds, by Rachel Patterson: https://tinyurl.com/pm4kcmrt Theme music is courtesy of Sara Rudy and her band Hello June, and is used with their permission. The song “Fight, Don't Fight” can be downloaded at: https://tinyurl.com/y886ns56 If you want to hear more of their music, you can find them at https://www.wearehellojune.com/or on Bandcamp at...

Duration:00:27:01

Esoteric News Briefs - Episode 2.10 - Dinosaur Sword Tail, Denisovan Slumber Party, and a Tennessee Fossil Pit

1/3/2022
Tonight we have Dinosaur Sword Tails, Denisovan Slumber Parties, and a Tennessee Fossil Pit. “Oldest Remains of Mysterious, Extinct Human Ancestors Unearthed in Siberian Cave”, by CHARLES Q. CHOI: https://tinyurl.com/yck68csk “Mammoths Survived in Canada Until 5,000 Years Ago”, by Ruth Schuster: https://tinyurl.com/s5njdny3 “Woolly mammoths survived on mainland North America until 5,000 years ago, DNA reveals”, by Cameron Duke: https://tinyurl.com/5cv2bmvv “Mummy with gold-foil...

Duration:00:18:31

Episode 2.9 - Haunted Hills and Hollows

12/20/2021
As an apology for the late release, I've included the entire Patreon extended episode for everyone to enjoy! Man, Pennsylvania is WEIRD, and no area is more so than Green County! Find out just how strange this place is in tonight's episode! Haunted Hills and Hollows: What Lurks in Greene County Pennsylvania by Rosemary Ellen Guiley and Kevin Paul: https://tinyurl.com/yrfv785x Haunted Hills and Hollows II: Still Lurking in Greene County, Pennsylvania, by Kevin Paul:...

Duration:00:34:45

Esoteric News Briefs - Episode 2.9 - UFO Cover-Ups, Jewitches, and Bone Salad

12/4/2021
Welcome back to another episode of the Esoteric News Briefs! Tonight we have UFO Cover-Ups, Jewitches, and Bone Salad! Get ready! It's about to get weird! “Weird cosmic object keeps exploding over and over again, and scientists don't know why” by Adam Mann: https://tinyurl.com/5b2usmkm “Missile Emergency Provokes Fury After ISS Forced to Take Evasive Action” by Issam Ahmed: https://tinyurl.com/cjwm8put “Space debris forces astronauts on space station to take shelter in return...

Duration:00:20:21

Episode 2.8 - Where the Footprints End

11/18/2021
Bigfoot is a bit more than just a hairy hominid roaming the remote wilderness. Accounts report that he can swim, disappear, phase through solid objects, and sometimes...possess people? Find out more as I am joined by Steven Hawk and Jimmy Kho of the Cosmic Sponge Podcast! Where the Footprints End: https://tinyurl.com/sh3fmjr5 Cosmic Sponge: http://www.cosmicsponge.com Theme music is courtesy of Sara Rudy and her band Hello June, and is used with their permission. The song “Fight,...

Duration:00:36:13

Esoteric News Briefs - Episode 2.8 - 16th Century Black Mirror, Football Sorcery, and Ancient Dick Temples

11/4/2021
I think the title is teaser enough! Let's jump right in! “Runes Found on Seventh-Century Cow Bone Could Change Slavic History”, by David Kindy: https://tinyurl.com/emcx9ya5 “Muti, Juju & 'Witchcraft' in African football – Goalpedia“, by Shina Oludare: https://tinyurl.com/2f46jzcu “Parliament must pass laws against witchcraft accusations – Researcher” by ghanaweb.com: https://tinyurl.com/pxy6ms3s “Team takes steps toward historic United Nations Resolution to stamp out...

Duration:00:20:12

Episode 2.7 - Sex and Rockets

10/20/2021
The 60s brought us Sex, Drugs, and Rock N Roll, but the 30s brought us Sex, Black Magic, and Rocket Ships! Learn about the man who was at the forefront of this weird time in California history in “Sex and Rockets: the Occult World of Jack Parsons” by John Carter. Sex and Rockets: the Occult World of Jack Parsons: https://tinyurl.com/ptf2fu57 Theme music is courtesy of Sara Rudy and her band Hello June, and is used with their permission. The song “Fight, Don't Fight” can be downloaded...

Duration:00:34:32

Esoteric News Briefs - Episode 2.7 - Ghost Tracks, Opalised Amber, and Snake-Venom Bandages

10/6/2021
On this edition of the Esoteric News Briefs we look at archaeology, paleontology, and some stuff that's just plain weird! “New fossils of giant rhinos — the largest land mammals ever — are found in China”: https://tinyurl.com/4fm9nsa “Gigantic 'shark-toothed' dinosaur discovered in Uzbekistan”: https://tinyurl.com/ym8dx58z “Fossilized Insect Discovered Not in Amber, But in Opal”: https://tinyurl.com/4xrdyvff “Girl buried with finch in her mouth puzzles archaeologists”:...

Duration:00:14:56

Episode 2.6 - 365 Days of Hoodoo

9/20/2021
Have you ever wanted to learn about the magical tradition known as Hoodoo, but had no idea where to start? This book will set you on the right path! 365 Days of Hoodoo: https://tinyurl.com/cshjevvs Theme music is courtesy of Sara Rudy and her band Hello June, and is used with their permission. The song “Fight, Don't Fight” can be downloaded at: https://tinyurl.com/y886ns56 If you want to hear more of their music, you can find them at https://www.wearehellojune.com/ or on Bandcamp at...

Duration:00:26:21

Esoteric News Briefs - Episode 2.6 - Interview with Les O‘Dell

9/7/2021
This episode I talk with cryptid investigator and fledgling author Les O'Dell. His group, West Virginia Cryptids and Strange Encounters is hosting an event on October 9th, 2021 at the Cheat Lake Firehall in Monongalia County, West Virginia. He joins us tonight to talk about some of his recent investigations, his first book, and upcoming events. Resources West Virginia Cryptids, a Visual Travel Guide to Traversing the Mountain State: https://tinyurl.com/m2shbtc West Virginia...

Duration:00:24:19

Episode 2.5 - The Zoologists Guide to the Galaxy

8/22/2021
What can we expect from our first encounters with aliens? The easiest way to anticipate that is to look at how life has developed on our own planet. The Zoologists Guide to the Galaxy: https://tinyurl.com/s6u8h3cd Theme music is courtesy of Sara Rudy and her band Hello June, and is used with their permission. The song “Fight, Don't Fight” can be downloaded at: https://tinyurl.com/y886ns56 If you want to hear more of their music, you can find them at https://www.wearehellojune.com/...

Duration:00:30:46

Esoteric News Briefs - Episode 2.5 - The Not Deer

8/8/2021
In this episode of the Esoteric News Briefs I take a look at the emerging phenomenon of the Not...

Duration:00:13:41

Episode 2.4 - The Eighth Tower

7/24/2021
Is there a singular force that is the source for all of the paranormal? What would this force look like and can it be used by mankind? I'll go into a bit more detail in my review of The Eighth Tower by John Keel. The Eighth Tower by John Keel: https://tinyurl.com/zmha4a4y Theme music is courtesy of Sara Rudy and her band Hello June, and is used with their permission. The song “Fight, Don't Fight” can be downloaded at: https://tinyurl.com/y886ns56 If you want to hear more of their...

Duration:00:27:43

Esoteric News Briefs - Episode 2.4 - Interview with Cat Heath

7/10/2021
This episode I am joined by the author of Elves, Witches & Gods, Cat Heath! We talk about her background and her various interests in the fields of Heathenry and Magic! Cat's Website: www.Seohelrune.com Elves, Witches & Gods: https://tinyurl.com/tm6cpwac Articles and Books (In alphabetical order by title) A Practical Heathen's Guide to Asatru: https://tinyurl.com/7tfvrwnf “Connecting Threads”: https://tinyurl.com/52fuscaz “Heathen Soul Lore”: https://heathensoullore.net/ Loki...

Duration:00:39:29

Episode 2.3 - Elves, Witches, & Gods

6/24/2021
Have you ever wondered what Viking era magical practices were like? How could these practices be used in the modern day? Find out the secrets of Galdr, Seidr, and charms in Elves, Witches, & Gods by Cat Heath. Elves, Witches, & Gods by Cat Heath: https://tinyurl.com/2ebf93sr Theme music is courtesy of Sara Rudy and her band Hello June, and is used with their permission. The song “Fight, Don't Fight” can be downloaded at: https://tinyurl.com/y886ns56 Drums of the Deep by Kevin...

Duration:00:29:09

Esoteric News Briefs - Episode 2.3 - Dead in a Dinosaur, Athenian Chicken Curses, and How to Kill a Water Bear

6/10/2021
Tonight we have Dead in a Dinosaur, Athenian Chicken Curses, and How to Kill a Water Bear. Let's get weird! “New Dinosaur Discovered in Japan Named After Shinto God” by Yahoo! News: https://tinyurl.com/2b49yebm “Body of missing man found in Spanish dinosaur statue” by BBC News: https://tinyurl.com/mkrhw7tx “This 2D Material is Way Tougher Than Graphene, and Scientists Are Excited” by Michelle Starr: https://tinyurl.com/3m2auct5 “Scientists Fired Tardigrades Out of a Gun to See if...

Duration:00:17:46

Episode 2.2 - Paranormal Parasites

5/26/2021
What creatures lurk in the shadows, using humans as their food source? There is far more than vampires, zombies, and succubi to worry about! Paranormal Parasites by Nick Redfern: https://tinyurl.com/2chpvn8j Theme music is courtesy of Sara Rudy and her band Hello June, and is used with their permission. The song “Fight, Don't Fight” can be downloaded at: https://tinyurl.com/y886ns56 If you want to hear more of their music, you can find them at https://www.wearehellojune.com/ or on...

Duration:00:30:29

Esoteric News Briefs - Episode 2.2 - Alien Microbes, Ancient Eldritch Idols, and the Mysterious Havana Syndrome

5/11/2021
Tonight we have alien microbes, ancient eldritch idols, getting high on paleolithic cave art, and the mysterious Havana Syndrome. Get ready, it's going to get weird! “Microbes Unknown to Science Discovered on The International Space Station” by Jacinta Bowler: https://tinyurl.com/2kpakdkz “Pentagon Confirms 'Pyramid-Shaped' UFO Video Footage Is Authentic” by Peter Dockrill: https://tinyurl.com/cykut5js “No, NASA photos are not evidence of fungus growing on Mars, sorry” and “The...

Duration:00:19:30

Episode 2.1 - Roots, Branches, & Spirits

4/27/2021
Welcome back, Goblins! This episode we are taking a deep dive into the Folkways & Witchery of Appalachia with with book “Roots, Branches & Spirits” by H. Byron Ballard. “Roots, Branches & Spirits”: https://tinyurl.com/yz43s7rm Theme music is courtesy of Sara Rudy and her band Hello June, and is used with their permission. The song “Fight, Don't Fight” can be downloaded at: https://tinyurl.com/y886ns56 If you want to hear more of their music, you can find them at...

Duration:00:29:11

Esoteric News Briefs - Episode 2.1 - Interview With Morgan Daimler

4/11/2021
I had the privilege of interviewing prolific author and researcher Morgan Daimler. In this interview we discuss her upcoming projects, the incursion of white supremacy in heathenry, and how awesome (and deadly) Iceland is! Morgan Daimler Twitter: www.twitter.com/MorganDaimler Patreon: www.patreon.com/MorganDaimler Moon Books: https://tinyurl.com/2vuu4zhh Theme music is courtesy of Sara Rudy and her band Hello June, and is used with their permission. The song “Fight, Don't Fight” can...

Duration:00:47:05