Podcast 583 – “Psychedelics in the Age of AI”

Support Lorenzo on Patreon.com Guest speaker: Lorenzo PROGRAM NOTES: Date this lecture was recorded: September 8, 2018 Today’s podcast features a talk that Lorenzo gave at the recent Imagine Orcas Island Music and Arts festival. The title of this talk is “Psychedelics in the Age of AI”, and it is followed by a question and […]

Salon2 036 – “Nashville’s Psychedelic Stories”

PROGRAM NOTES: Year this lecture was recorded: 2017 After a Veterans’ Day story by Lorenzo, today’s podcast features some stories from Nashville. Thanks to everyone at the Nashville Psychedelic Society for your help making a perfect last stop of the Blue Dot Tour. Download MP3 PCs – Right click, select option Macs – Ctrl-Click, select […]

Salon2 012 – “Psychedelic Stories from San Diego”

Guest speakers: Various PROGRAM NOTES: Date this lecture was recorded: April 27, 2017 Here’s the storytelling session from San Diego. It’s an especially powerful gathering thanks to the Aware Project creating community there. Plus, lucky story #7 comes from Lorenzo himself and includes a great history on the importance of the talks in Palenque, Mexico. […]

Salon2 001 – “Frequently Asked Questions About Salon2”

Guest speaker: Lorenzo PROGRAM NOTES: This is the first of the Psychedelic Salon 2.0 podcasts. It is a very short program that answers the following questions: 1. How did the idea of Salon 2.0 come about? 2. Where did the ideas for how Salon2 will work come from? 3. How much input and control will […]

Podcast 530 – “A Psychedelic Moment In History”

Guest speaker: Lorenzo PROGRAM NOTES: Date this lecture was recorded: January 30, 2017 In today’s podcast Lorenzo explains how he came to his decision to not vote in last year’s presidential election. He begins by quoting part of a poem by William Butler Yeats which read: Things fall apart; the center cannot hold; Mere anarchy […]

Podcast 496 – “Something a Little Different”

Guest speaker: Bruce Damer PROGRAM NOTES: Today’s podcast features a series of raps by Bruce Damer who is backed up by the Faye Steen House Band led by: Joe Oppenheimer on loops, FX, and acoustic, with Darcy Davis on keys, and Aengus Donald on percussion. The recording was made in Melbourne, Australia in 2015. This […]

Podcast 481 – “The Deep, Dark Sixties”

Guest speakers: Timothy Leary, Abbie Hoffman, Danny Sugarman, & Lorenzo PROGRAM NOTES: Today’s podcast features talks by Dr. Timothy Leary, Abbie Hoffman, and Danny Sugarman, as well as audio from the trailer for DeepWebTheMovie.com. This is a podcast that you may want to listen to if you value your right to freely use the Internet, […]

Podcast 464 – “Temple of Light”

Guest speaker: Bruce Damer PROGRAM NOTES: Today’s podcast features a talk given by Dr. Bruce Damer in May 2015 at the Lightening in a Bottle Festival. Building on a theme introduced by Lorenzo in a talk at Esalen, Bruce takes an in-depth look at the importance and essence of the Mysteries at Eleusis. In his […]

Podcast 449 – “McKenna’s Speculations About 2012”

Guest speaker: Terence McKenna PROGRAM NOTES: In this continuation of a Terence McKenna workshop from June 1994, he does brief riffs about Joyce’s “Finnegan’s Wake” and Orwell’s “1984”. He then continues with some speculations about what he thought 2012 would bring. Step 1, he speculated, would be that everyone in the world would go outdoors […]

Podcast 439 – “A Resolute Optimist of a Complicated Sort”

Guest speaker: Terence McKenna PROGRAM NOTES: [NOTE: All quotations are by Terence McKenna.] “Now all that stands between us and some kind of angelic completion of some sort is the dark side of ourselves and the unpaid bills of the historical process.” “I am a resolute optimist of a very complicated sort.” “If you have […]