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 […]

Salon2 056 – “The Harvard Psychedelic Club”

Support Lorenzo on Patreon.com Guest speaker: Gunther Weil PROGRAM NOTES: Today’s podcast from our Psychedelic Salon 2.0 track features some epic stories from a psychonaut who’s seen it all. His name is Gunther Weil. Gunther escaped the Holocaust, worked with Tim Leary on the LSD Concord Prison Experiment, worked on Aerosmith’s first album, recieved a […]

PREVIEW of Podcast 591

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.] “Addiction to natural substances, with the exception of tobacco, is something you really have to work at.” “There is something really insidious about synthetic drugs, about concentrating what is a […]

PREVIEW of Podcast 590

Support Lorenzo on Patreon.com Guest speaker: Terence McKenna PROGRAM NOTES: Date this lecture was recorded: June 24, 1989. Today we continue with a workshop that Terence McKenna led at the Esalen Institute in June of 1989. Although he begins with an exploration of ideas surrounding the use of sound during psychedelic experiences, he also tells […]

Podcast 584 – “Traversing the Imaginal Realms”

Support Lorenzo on Patreon.com Guest speaker: Shonagh Home PROGRAM NOTES: Date this lecture was recorded: August 11, 2018 Today’s podcast features a recent talk given by Shonagh Home at the New Moon Mycology Summit that was held in Wingdale, New York. As she speaks of humankind’s loss of some of the powerful symbols that paganism […]

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 […]

Podcast 578 – “1) Enemies of Freedom & 2) Life After Death”

Follow Lorenzo on Patreon.com Guest speaker: Aldous Huxley PROGRAM NOTES: Today’s podcast features two recordings of Aldous Huxley. The first is an interview conducted by Mike Wallace, and the second part of today’s program features a lecture of Huxley’s that speculates about the possibilities of some sort of existence after the death of our bodies. […]

Podcast 577 – “Countdown Into Complexity” – Part 5

Follow Lorenzo on Patreon.com Guest speaker: Terence McKenna PROGRAM NOTES: Date this lecture was recorded: [NOTE: All quotations are by Terence McKenna.] “We asked for it, but we never knew we would get it in such spades. Last week was the 25th anniversary of the experiment at La Chorrera, and basically it’s a trip that […]