Salon2 032 – “Ben Stewart’s Wild Ride”

Guest speaker: Ben Stewart PROGRAM NOTES: Year this lecture was recorded: 2017 The filmmaker Ben Stewart sits down in Lex Pelger’s living room to share his story about the journey that led him to making films and how the psychedelics helped shape his path. You can learn more about his work on his website: Home […]

Salon 2.0 – “Horizons Conference Announcement”

Guest speaker: Neal Goldsmith PROGRAM NOTES: Date this lecture was recorded: October 4, 2017 Today we hear from Neal Goldsmith about the speakers at the Horizons psychedelics conference this weekend: http://www.horizonsnyc.org/ And then our old friend Brian talks about the Saturday night event with Duncan Trussel. https://www.psymposia.com/events/microdosing-duncan-trussell/ If you can’t make it, you can watch […]

Salon2 031 – “The Sacred Cactus”

Guest speaker: Sergey Baranov PROGRAM NOTES: Year this lecture was recorded: 2017 The path to peyote for a Russian seeker named Sergey Baranov. Throughout communities spanning the Americas, Sergey explored plant medicines and even faced a near-death experience before finally settling in Peru and founding the ‘Cactus House’ where he now leads ceremonies. Sergey Baranov’s […]

Salon2 -028 – “Psychedelic Storytelling in Chicago”

PROGRAM NOTES: Year this lecture was recorded: 2017 Today’s podcast features a great storytelling night from the Blue-Dot tour. Hosted by the Chicago Psychedelic Club, you can hear why we loved our stop in the Windy City. You can join the Chicago Psychedelic Club Also: check out ‘The Journal of Humanistic Psychiatry’ For integration meetings […]

Salon2 022 – “Psycho-Tech with Dr. Roberts”

Guest speaker: Dr. Thomas B. Roberts PROGRAM NOTES: Date this lecture was recorded: 2017 Dr. Thomas Roberts is one of the most forward thinking people in the field of psychedelics. This interview covers his experiences leading up to the idea of psycho-technologies. His book, “The Psychedelic Future of the Mind: How Entheogens Are Enhancing Cognition, […]

Salon2 019 – “Wild Bill Radacinski”

Guest speaker: William Radacinski PROGRAM NOTES: Date this lecture was recorded: June 2017 Wild Bill knows no bounds. A native of Queens and an explorer of psychedelic space, he is an old friend of Lorenzo who has some interesting experiences to share. This is the first episode in our Psychedelic History Project featuring the voices […]

Salon2 018 – “Drug Laws”

Guest speaker: Mark Haden PROGRAM NOTES: Date this lecture was recorded: July 2017 It’s rare to meet someone eager to tackle the law but in this interview with Mark Haden, the Executive Director of MAPS Canada, he wrestles with the thorniest problem of all: how to regulate these drugs. You can see more about him […]

Salon2 -017 – “The Case for Cognitive Liberty”

Guest speaker: Casey Hardison   PROGRAM NOTES: Date this lecture was recorded: July 4, 2017 This week we feature the underground chemist and cognitive liberty hero Casey Hardison. He served almost 10 years in the UK on drug charges, but now he’s free and sharing his story from the Shulgin Farm on the Fourth of […]

Podcast 544 – “Biodiversity Is Biosecurity”

Guest speaker: Paul Stamets PROGRAM NOTES: Date this lecture was recorded: August 2016 Today’s podcast features the 2016 Palenque Norte lecture by Paul Stamets, who is one of the leading mycologists in the world. In this talk Paul covers a wide range of knowledge about mushrooms and mycelium that will blow your mind. For anyone […]

Salon2 016 – “Psychedelic Stories from Victoria”

PROGRAM NOTES: Date this lecture was recorded: May 3, 2017 For convincing your relatives about the power of MDMA, have them listen to the first story in this episode and then read this article where Oprah’s senior editor reports on the healing and then tries it herself: Inside the Investigation: Can MDMA Heal Psychological Trauma? […]