Podcast 700 – Plants That Talk

Support Lorenzo on Patreon.com Guest speaker: Terence McKenna PROGRAM NOTES: We return once again to the land of Terence McKenna’s workshops. As you will hear, his question and answer format leads him into telling some of the old stories we heard early on in Terence’s talks but some of which were dropped later on. As […]

Podcast 698 – Uncomfortable About Psychedelics?

Support Lorenzo on Patreon.com Guest speaker: Terence McKenna PROGRAM NOTES: Today begins our 20th year of podcasting from the Psychedelic Salon with a talk that Terence McKenna gave in the late 1980s. Near the end he talks about his daily cannabis use and how he and Kat got together. As far as I can remember, […]

Podcast 677 – “Stalking Enlightenment”

Support Lorenzo on Patreon.com Guest speakers: Patreon Saloners PROGRAM NOTES: Today’s podcast features a recording of a live salon that began with us sharing trip stories and eventually led into a discussion of Vedic astrology as well as right speech, right action, and right thinking. Along the way, we heard a wonderful story about the […]

Podcast 675 – “Psychedelic Law for the People”

Support Lorenzo on Patreon.com Guest speakers: Gary Smith, Sonia Martinez, Saumel Saks PROGRAM NOTES: Psychedelics are becoming more mainstream, but the law hasn’t caught up with the culture when it comes to accepting psychedelic lifestyles. In this podcast, we discuss ways the law is changing around psychedelics and how this affects the community, with topics […]

Podcast 658 – “Legal Questions and Answers”

Support Lorenzo on Patreon.com PROGRAM NOTES: Date this lecture was recorded: September 28, 2020 Guest speaker: Gary Smith Today’s podcast features attorney Gary Smith who has just published a major compendium of drug laws in the United States as well as in several other nations. In this wide-ranging interview, which took place during a live […]

Podcast 650 – “Remembering Queerninja on 4202020”

Support Lorenzo on Patreon.com Guest speaker: QueerNinja PROGRAM NOTES: Today’s podcast, which is being released on 4, 20, 2020, is dedicated to and in tribute to our dear friend Queerninja, who departed this little planet earlier in the year. The Ninja was one of the early pioneers of podcasting, and he hosted one of the […]

Podcast 640 – #ThankYouPlantMedicine

Support Lorenzo on Patreon.com Guest speaker: Glenn Irving PROGRAM NOTES: Date this lecture was recorded: January 13, 2020. Today’s podcast features an interview with Glenn Irving who is a volunteer with the project known as #ThankYouPlantMedicine. As the project’s title tells you, this is a world-wide effort to spread the word about ways in which […]

Podcast 639 – “Our Culture Was Our Politics”

Support Lorenzo on Patreon.com Guest speaker: Paul Krassner PROGRAM NOTES: Today’s podcast features one of the true heroes of the counterculture, Paul Krassner. In addition to leading the creation of our underground press, Paul was friends with important free-speech advocates such as Lenny Bruce and Abbie Hoffman. If you were alive during the so-called Sixties, […]

Podcast 597 – “Terence McKenna on Art Bell” Part 2

Support Lorenzo on Patreon.com Guest speaker: Terence McKenna PROGRAM NOTES: Date this lecture was recorded: March 19, 1998. [NOTE: All quotations are by Terence McKenna.] “Repeated exposure to cannabis socializes it dramatically, and it becomes a much more manageable thing.” “I can imagine the culture crisis getting so crazy that the people at the top […]

Podcast 592 – “Understanding Chaos at History’s End” – Part 4

Support Lorenzo on Patreon.com Guest speaker: Terence McKenna PROGRAM NOTES: Date this lecture was recorded: June 24, 1989. [NOTE: All quotations are by Terence McKenna.] “Culture is a mirror of the mind.” “What are we when we begin to take off our cultural clothing? What kind of world will be build in the pure imagination?” […]