Podcast 625 – “Nature Loves Complexity”

Support Lorenzo on Patreon.com Guest speaker: Terence McKenna PROGRAM NOTES: Date this lecture was recorded: July 17, 1998. [NOTE: All quotations are by Terence McKenna.] “You really can’t understand the future without the psychedelic experience. History seems to be becoming more and more psychedelic.” “We have all made too many sacrifices in the name of […]

Podcast 624 – “The Way of the Psychonaut”

Support Lorenzo on Patreon.com Guest speaker: Susan Hess Logeais PROGRAM NOTES: Date this lecture was recorded: September 16, 2019. Today podcast is a recording from last Monday evening’s Live Salon with Susan Hess Logeais, the producer/director of a feature length film about Dr. Stan Grof. The film is titled “The Way of the Psychonaut” and […]

Podcast 623 – “Timothy Leary Meets Jiminy Glick”

Support Lorenzo on Patreon.com Guest speaker: Timothy Leary PROGRAM NOTES: Dates when these interviews were recorded: 1973 and 1992. [NOTE: All quotations are by Timothy Leary.] “The best philosophers often end up in prison. … Most of the men that I model myself after have been lucky if they just got away with being in […]

Podcast 622 – “Nirvana Is Where You Are”

Support Lorenzo on Patreon.com Guest speaker: Alan Watts PROGRAM NOTES: [NOTE: All quotations are by Alan Watts.] “The Bodhisattva returns into the world, that means he has discovered that you don’t have to go anywhere to find Nirvana. Nirvana is where you are, provided you don’t object to it.” “But the main thing [about death] […]

Podcast 612 – “RAW and the Information Age” – Part 1

Support Lorenzo on Patreon.com Guest speaker: Robert Anton Wilson PROGRAM NOTES: This talk was recorded in December of 1988. Robert Anton Wilson’s talks have always been a favorite of mine. How could I not like listening to someone who says things like, “Not even Kafka dreamed up the idea of a government inspecting the urine […]

Podcast 609 – “The Rose Garden – Introduction”

Guest speakers: William Leonard Pickard Kat & Alexa Lakey, discussing The Rose from Santa Cruz, and Cusco, Peru Julian Vayne & Nikki Wyrd, reading from Devon, England Brother David Steindl-Rast, reading from Gut Aich Priory in Salzburg, Austria Ben Sessa MD, reading from London, England Ralf Jeutter, reading from Germany Julie Holland MD, discussing The […]

Podcast 608 – “Danny Nemu and the Neuro-Apocalypse”

Support Lorenzo on Patreon.com Guest speaker: Danny Nemu PROGRAM NOTES: Today’s podcast features a conversation that fellow saloner, Lex Pelger had with the Reverend Danny Nemu, author of ‘Science Revealed’ and ‘Neuro-Apocalypse.’ Their conversation covers how Danny found religion in Japan, looked for psychedelics in the Gospels, explored the world of legal highs, and how […]

Podcast 606 – “Michael Pollan Discusses Psychedelics”

Support Lorenzo on Patreon.com Guest speaker: Michael Pollan PROGRAM NOTES: Date this lecture was recorded: June 6, 2018 Today’s program features an interview with Michael Pollan by Michael Margolies from the Psychedelic Seminars project in San Francisco. Pollan is the author of seven previous books which were all New York Times bestsellers. In 2010, TIME […]

Podcast 605 – “Microdosing: Benefits, Risks, Unknowns”

Support Lorenzo on Patreon.com Guest speakers: James Fadiman and Ayelet Waldman PROGRAM NOTES: Date this interview was recorded: October 22, 2018. Today’s podcast centers around microdosing psychedelics, LSD in particular. Much of today’s interest in microdosing psychedelics blossomed after the publication of The Psychedelic Explorer’s Guide, which was written by Dr. James Fadiman, who has […]

Podcast 601 – “The Secret of Psychedelics”

Support Lorenzo on Patreon.com Guest speaker: Alan Watts. PROGRAM NOTES: [NOTE: All quotations are by Alan Watts.] “If you have a radio, you don’t only need an antenna, you also need a ground. So what happens in the world of mysticism, of psychedelic visions and so on, needs to be grounded.” “Any law of this […]