Host Erik Davis does a solo show on Host Erik Davis does a solo show on Beat Zen, the Fifth Precept, tantric heresy, and the emerging Psychedelic Sangha.
Tarot expert Mary Greer talks about Pamela Colman Smith, the celebrated Rider-Waite-Smith Tarot, Jung's active imagination, and the art of illustration.
Astrophysicist and author Adam Becker talks about Schrödinger's cat, quantum philosophy, his beef with the Copenhagen interpretation, and his book What is Reality?
Tosh Berman talks about California bohemia, zoot suits, the hippie horrors of Topanga canyon, and life with his amazing artist father Wallace Berman.
Ultraculture critic and wizard Jason Louv talks about reality tunnels, John Dee, Aleister Crowley’s secret Christianity, and the apocalyptic RPG the West can’t seem to escape.
Plant poet and culture crafter Delvin Solkinson discusses permaculture design, OS Gaia, visionary art, and the Galactic Trading Card Oracle.
Queer historian Heather Lukes talks about Silver Lake riots, gay bikers, house ball scenes, and the shifting meaning of subculture.
Find the Others
Douglas Rushkoff talks about collaborative technologies, analog aura, and cheerleading for Team Human.
Host Erik Davis explores his personal history of meditation, stoner trances, paranormal flashes, and other altered states.
American Cosmic, Part Two
Diana Pasulka returns to the show to talk about anomalous cognition, 2001 monoliths, disclosure, and absurd Christianity.
American Cosmic, Part One
Religious scholar Diana Pasulka talks about UFOs, scientific believers, book encounters, and her new book American Cosmic.
Speaking With Plants
Plant scientist Monica Gagliano talks about courage, plant spirits, rigorous experiments, and cosmic glitches.
The Gorey Details
Mark Dery talks about Surrealism, cultural criticism, and his fascinating new biography of Edward Gorey.
The Superheroic Dose
The legendary psychonaut Kilindi Iyi talks about African martial arts, high dose psilocybin work, Dr. Strange, and the metaphysics of darkness.
Canadian writer Peter Limberg talks about Stoicism, philosophical sandboxes, making uncertainty sexy, and navigating the conflicts between today's meme tribes.