Podcast 580 – “Psychedelic Feminism”

Support Lorenzo on Patreon.com Guest speaker: Zoe Helene PROGRAM NOTES: Date this lecture was recorded: August 20, 2018 Today’s podcast features a conversation between Zoe Helene and Lorenzo. After successful careers in the arts as well as in the corporate world, Zoe has transitioned herself into an advocate for the use of psychedelics, ayahuasca in […]

Podcast 579 – “Meditation and Psychedelics”

Support Lorenzo on Patreon.com Guest speaker: Myron Stolaroff PROGRAM NOTES: Date this lecture was recorded: November 22, 1997 [NOTE: All quotations are by Myron Stolaroff “To me, one of the really great mysteries of our time is how we can have something as valuable as psychedelics and yet have our government, and the public-at-large, have […]

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 576 – “Countdown Into Complexity” – Part 4

Follow Lorenzo on Patreon.com Guest speaker: Terence McKenna PROGRAM NOTES: Date this lecture was recorded: March 1996 This podcast features Terence McKenna in a March 1996 workshop where he goes into great detail about his Timewave idea. Although I haven’t been including his Timewave talks in recent podcasts, since this series hasn’t been posted elsewhere […]

Salon2 045 – “Rick Doblin and the Psychedelic Storytellers”

Follow Lorenzo on Patreon.com Guest speakers: Various PROGRAM NOTES: Date this lecture was recorded: April 6, 2017 This week we go back to the very beginning of the Blue Dot Tour where Rick Doblin kicked off our event in Boston. Thanks to Northeastern’s Student’s for Sensible Drug Policy for making the event happen and to […]

Podcast 573 – “Countdown Into Complexity” – Part 1

Follow Lorenzo on Patreon.com Guest speaker: Terence McKenna PROGRAM NOTES: Date this lecture was recorded: March 1996 [NOTE: All quotations are by Terence McKenna.] “My techniques are all shamanic and involve perturbing the senses and dissolving ordinary states of mind through psychedelics. So my techniques are shamanic, but my method is rational and analytical. So […]

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 […]

Podcast 570 – “A Psychedelic Truth”

Follow Lorenzo on Patreon.com Guest speaker: Terence McKenna PROGRAM NOTES: Date this lecture was recorded: April 1995 [NOTE: All quotations are by Terence McKenna.] “Nothing is unannounced.” “[A psychedelic truth:] Nothing lasts.” “The lie of Western psychology is that something is stable. . . . And because of this lie we are in a state […]

Podcast 569 – “Searching for a Bias-less Media”

Follow Lorenzo on Patreon.com Guest speaker: Terence McKenna PROGRAM NOTES: Date this lecture was recorded: April 1995 [NOTE: All quotations are by Terence McKenna “Rational, and by that I mean statistically extractable expectations, seem to be superseded on these trips by a kind of magical connectedness. All kinds of strange things happen on trips that […]

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 […]