Exploring Salvia Divinorum
Twig Harper talks improvisation, isolation tanks, and transformative encounters with an often misunderstood psychoactive plant
Psychedelics and Dying
Katherine MacLean, who helped guide psychedelic and meditation sessions in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Johns Hopkins, talks meditation, psychedelic science, and the integration of the end game.
Professor Andrew Chestnut discusses the cult of death, narco spirituality, and Mexico's increasingly international folk saint.
Erik and Maja talk shock, distraction, and techniques of working with trauma.
Loving New Age Music
Collector and curator Douglas Mcgowan talks crystal visions, flutes, and the hidden sublimity of a reviled genre.
The Spectacle Today
Media theorist McKenzie Wark discusses Situationist practices, critical design, and the politics of Guy Debord action figures.
The Politics of Synchronicity
Magical thinking and the technology of serendipity.
The Creative Imagination in the Age of Neuroscience and Hypermedia
To the Best of Our Knowledge Interview 2
A performance lecture with musician Mark Pilkington.
Enchanted objects and the new animism.
The New Animism
A discussion with Dr. Robert Wallis about the life of things.
Is Yoga a Religion?
The Encinitas controversies
Aeon Byte: The Exegesis of Philip K. Dick
A conversation with Miguel Conner