A talk on media, conspiracy, gnosis, and weirdness online, part of the excellent Weird Gnosis exhibition.
When the Bridegroom Comes radio mix
An hour-long mix of West Coast Jesus Movement music I made for Aquarium Drunkard.
The Psychospiritual Legacy of the Beatles
A conversation between me, Anderson Todd, and Rebel Wisdom's David Fuller about nostalgia, analog tech, nostalgia, surveillance, and why the Beatles still fascinate.
Wilson developed a wayward if deeply self-reflexive theory and dialectical method of visionary practice, one that, amidst the paranoia, presented its own deconstructive and libertarian vision of gnosis.
"In 2019, two remarkable photography books appeared, both of which document, in an appropriately twisty fashion, the California of the late 60s and 1970s."
Freaks of Color, parts 1 & 2
"Across genres and across the globe, music became psychedelicized in the late ‘60s and early ‘70s, very much including soul and R&B. Indeed, in many ways funk music begins as R&B on acid."
Consciousness Culture from a California perspective, plus news, notes, and reviews. www.burningshore.com
Explore the Expanding Mind archive
Dig through the hundreds of podcast conversations I had over the years.
Finding Meaning in the Weirdness
Raising skeptical questions about the Psycheelic Renaissance; aka, I blow my shot at the big time.
Between Sacred & Profane: Psychedelic Culture, Drug Spiritualities, and Contemporary America.
Exploring the thickening liminal zone between psychedelics and religion in today's world.
I go deep after a year reflecting on conspiracy, psychedelics, media, and the dark powers afoot.
Ghostwriting at the Crossroads
Two wordsmiths discuss the myth of the Word.
A conversation with Jules Evans and Erica Magill about the weirdness afoot.
Technology, Psychedelics, and the Future of Religion
What do we do with religion in the modern world? And how will psychedelics mix it up?
Magic and Ecology
Animism is not a fairy-tale dust bunny. It is a philosophically and aesthetically valid ethics of being in the world.