Practicing with Spiritual Practice
A 2005 talk on the practice of having a spiritual practice, with my wife Jennifer Dumpert.
The Next Billion Seconds
I talk to Mark Pesce about faith, fantasy, science fiction, and disruptive tug of future tech
I join Richard Doyle and playwright Victoria Stewart to talk pink.
Exploring the Weird
I talk to Phil Ford and J.F Martel about the weirdness of studying the weird.
Talking Jack Parsons
Myself, Miguel Conner, Jeff Wolfe, and host Ryan Peverly talk Jack Parsons, Techgnosis, and occulture today.
Hacking the Self
I talk to the Hacking the Self podcast about Jordan Peterson, Sam Harris, and the meaning of religion today
Was Jerry a Bodhisattva?
Psychedelics and Buddhism: Practicing the poison path
The Weirdness of Being
My Breaking Convention 2017 talk on the weirdness as an aesthetic, psychedelic, and ontological reality.
Living with Others
A talk on animism and ethics delivered at Lightning in a Bottle, 2015.
Technocultures of Consciousness
A wide-ranging talk about the culture of engineering consciousness, today and in the 1970s.
Understanding Transcendental Meditation
The Psychedelic Book of the Dead
In this talk, given at the Morbid Anatomy Museum in February, I tell the story of Tim Leary's influential appropriation of the Tibetan Book of the Dead.
The Revelation of Philip K. Dick
A recording of an October Gallery talk on PKD and the Exegesis.
Robert Anton Wilson's Pulp Illuminations
A talk at the Esoteric Book Conference, September 2014