Podcast 628 – “Investigations of Life from Origin to End”

Support Lorenzo on Patreon.com Guest speakers: Bruce Damer and Charlie Grob PROGRAM NOTES: These lectures were recorded on Orcas Island during March of 2019.] This podcast features two interviews that I conducted last March at the Orcas Island Convergence. The first is a conversation that I had with Dr. Bruce Damer, and that is followed […]

Podcast 626 – “The Birth of a New Humanity” – Part 1

Support Lorenzo on Patreon.com Guest speaker: Terence McKenna PROGRAM NOTES: [NOTE: All quotations are by Terence McKenna.] “Often in what I say there is, if not the fact of contradiction, then the appearance of contradiction. This is because, to my mind, life is complicated enough to admit of contradiction.” “The great thing about the rational […]

Podcast 620 – “Psilocybin and the Mycology of Consciousness”

Support Lorenzo on Patreon.com Guest speaker: Paul Stamets PROGRAM NOTES: Date this lecture was recorded: March 21, 2019. [NOTE: All quotations are by Paul Stamets.] “As we reach down and we find a mushroom, we have a Eureka moment that as we touch the mushroom we are touching a portal into an underground network of […]

Podcast 618 – “Rick Strassman’s Groundbreaking Research”

Support Lorenzo on Patreon.com Guest speaker: Rick Strassman PROGRAM NOTES: Date this lecture was recorded: August 5, 2019. Today’s podcast features a conversation with Dr. Rick Strassman, author of DMT The Spirit Molecule that took place last Monday evening in the Live Salon. During this wide-ranging interview Dr. Strassman discussed DMT, psilocybin, Gary Fisher, science, […]

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 595 – “The Edge Runner” Part 2

Support Lorenzo on Patreon.com Guest speaker: Terence McKenna PROGRAM NOTES: Date this lecture was recorded: May 1990. Today’s podcast features the second part of a talk that Terence McKenna gave in May of 1990. Rather than follow a script for this talk, Terence answers questions from the audience which feature such diverse topics as the […]

Podcast 594 – “The Edge Runner” Part 1

Support Lorenzo on Patreon.com Guest speaker: Terence McKenna PROGRAM NOTES: Date this lecture was recorded: May 1990. [NOTE: All quotations are by Terence McKenna.] “The world that we are living in is not at all as the linguistic structures we have inherited would have us have it. We are actually living inside some kind of […]

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?” […]