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 621 – “Insanity and Psychedelics”

Support Lorenzo on Patreon.com Guest speaker: Terence McKenna PROGRAM NOTES: [NOTE: All quotations are by Terence McKenna.] “If you insist on, I don’t want to use the word ‘abusing’ it, but if you insist on using psychedelics frequently, at high doses back-to-back, you will unlock your way into a set of assumptions, and perceptions, and […]

Podcast 619 “RAW and the Information Age” – Part 2

Support Lorenzo on Patreon.com Guest speaker: Robert Anton Wilson PROGRAM NOTES: Date this lecture was recorded: December 1988. [NOTE: All quotations are by Robert Anton Wilson.] “Anything that becomes a cliche eventually makes people stupid.” “You’ve gotta deal with the future because that is where you are going to be spending the rest of your […]

Podcast 617 – “Science Fiction Meets Science”

Support Lorenzo on Patreon.com Guest speaker: Bruce Damer PROGRAM NOTES: Date this conversation was recorded: July 29, 2019. Today’s podcast features a conversation with Dr. Bruce Damer that was held last week in our live salon. Although Bruce has made over 30 appearances on these podcasts, it has been a year and a half since […]

Podcast 616 – “High Weirdness”

Support Lorenzo on Patreon.com Guest speaker: Erik Davis PROGRAM NOTES: Date this conversation was recorded: July 22, 2019. In today’s podcast we listen in on a live salon conversation with author Erik Davis, who is an author, podcaster, award-winning journalist, and popular speaker. Erik was also instrumental in establishing the Palenque Norte Lectures at Burning […]

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 572 – “A Tribute to Larry Harvey”

Follow Lorenzo on Patreon.com Guest speaker: Larry Harvey PROGRAM NOTES: [NOTE: All quotations are by Larry Harvey.] “Milton Friedman once said, ‘Only a crisis, real or imagined, produces real change.’ When that crisis occurs, the actions that are taken depend on the ideas that are lying around. That, I believe, is our basic mission: To […]

Salon2 038 – “Psychedelic Magick”

Guest speaker: Julian Vayne PROGRAM NOTES: Today’s Salon2 podcast features the return of Lex Pelger who interviews Julian Vayne, an author and oculist. They about the history of drugs and magick – especially in the underground London scene. Vayne also highlights some of the important ideas from his new book on creating psychedelic ceremonies. This […]

Podcast 565 – “John Perry Barlow Tribute”

Follow Lorenzo on Patreon.com Guest speakers: John Perry Barlow, John Gilmore, Cory Doctorow PROGRAM NOTES: Date this lecture was recorded: November 17, 2006 Today we pay tribute to the late John Perry Barlow, lyricist for the Grateful Dead, co-founder of the Electronic Frontier Foundation, and an important leader in the struggle to keep the Internet […]

Podcast 561 – “Psychedelics and Artificial Intelligence”

Follow Lorenzo on Patreon.com Guest speaker: Terence McKenna PROGRAM NOTES: Date this lecture was recorded: April 1999 [NOTE: All quotations are by Terence McKenna “The electronic media and the psychedelics work together in a peculiar way to accentuate archaic values, values which are counter to the print constellated world.” “The shaman is like a designated […]