The Weirdness of Being
My Breaking Convention 2017 talk on the weirdness as an aesthetic, psychedelic, and ontological reality.
Playwright Daisy Campbell talks about Robert Anton Wilson, the dangers of synchronicity, and her amazing recent staging of Cosmic Trigger: the Play.
Sociologist Tehseen Noorani talks about hearing voices, studying psychedelic studies, and the biases of pharmacology.
The Weird Naturalism of the Brothers McKenna
The protocols of the Experiment grew in the matrix of Jungian alchemy, Marshall McLuhan, and science fiction. This allowed Terence and Dennis McKenna to “esotericize” media theory into an occult apparatus of resonance, sympathy, and apocalyptic ontology.
The Zombie Complex
John Cussans talks about zombie cinema, revolutionary transgression, the politics of race, and his new book Undead Uprising: Haiti, Horror and the Zombie Complex.
Warrior Podcast Interview
Talking to digital nomad Tony Balbin about Techgnosis, VR, and the weird future
Indian Talking Machine
Sound artist and record collector Robert Millis talks about Indian 78s, Sublime Frequencies, and the sacred universe of Indian classical music.
Critical infrastructure guru Vinay Gupta talks about global poverty, practical enlightenment, and the wisdom of uncertainty.
Anthropologist Jack Hunter talks about possession, parapsychology, permaculture, and the ontology of spiritual beings.
Big Sur Encounters
Big Sur musician Fletcher Tucker talks landslides, hunting for songs, and his new record Cold Spring.
Living with Others
A talk on animism and ethics delivered at Lightning in a Bottle, 2015.
Cocreating Spiritual Reality
Transpersonal psychologist Jorge Ferrer talks about participatory spirituality, perennialism, and the transpersonal evidence of psychedelics.
Cross Cultural Qawwali
North American qawwali musician Tahir Faridi Qawwal talks about sacred improvisation, the mystic bliss of qawwali music, and his wonderful group Fanna-Fi-Alla.
Neuroscientist Matthew Baggotttalks about anxious mysticism, the MAPS conference, and the blind spots within psychedelic research.
Occult Control Systems
Hypermedia researcher Konrad Becker talks about algorithms from hell, media seances, and the madness of rationality.