The Politics of Divination
Joshua Ramey talks about oracles, markets, spontaneous order, and his new book The Politics of Divination.
Hugh Urban talks about Rajneesh, freak tantra, intellectual property and religion, and his new book Zorba the Buddha.
Ketamine & Transformation
MAPS researcher Dr. Phil Wolfson talks about psychedelic transformation, secular Buddhism, and his new edited collection The Ketamine Papers
Critic Brian Chidester talks about his new collection of songs by Eden Ahbez, a California composer and hippie prophet whose wrote the tune "Nature Boy."
The artist John F. Simon, Jr talks about multimedia, contemplative practice, and his new book Drawing Your Own Path: 33 Practices at the Crossroads of Art and Meditation.
Understanding Transcendental Meditation
The Thing is Alive
Mark Leckey wants to invoke the spectral and increasingly animated correspondences between beasts, machines, and the human bodymind.
Fantasy novelist John Crowley talks about alchemy, belief, and his new translation of the 17th century hermetic classic, The Chemical Wedding by Christian Rosenkreutz.
The Yoga of Entheogens
The OG American yogi Ganga White talks about gurus, psychedelics, flow, and the value of a pathless path.
The Peacock Angel
Occultist "Azi Rasa" talks about the contemporary plight of the Yazidi, an Iraqi religious minority whose worship of the Peacock Angel has inspired fascination from modern occultists and genocidal hatred from ISIL.
Psychedelic Activism Today
Psychedelic activist Katie Tomlinson talks about psy-trance, integration circles, and the potential role of psychedelics in overcoming oppression.
God, History, Myth
Author and esoteric theologian Richard Smoley talks about Canaanite deities, the apolitical Jesus, and spiritual wine.
Culture critic extraordinaire Greg Tate talks about free jazz, Black modernism, and spiritualized futurism.
Legendary occult book-dealer Todd Pratum talks about rejected knowledge, book synchronicities, and the loss of knowledge in the age of the Internet
Claire Hoffman talks movingly about Transcendental Meditation, yogic flying, belief, and her new memoir Greetings from Utopia Park.