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 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 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 614 – “Meditation and Psychedelics”

Support Lorenzo on Patreon.com Guest speaker: Mike Sapiro PROGRAM NOTES: Date this lecture was recorded: July 8, 2019. Today’s podcast features a conversation that I had with Dr. Mike Sapiro who is a clinical psychologist, meditation teacher and former Buddhist monk. He is the founder of Maitri House Yoga and a Fellow at the Institute […]

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 610 – “Beyond the Medical Model for Psychedelics”

Support Lorenzo on Patreon.com Guest speakers: Annie Oak and Ismail Ali PROGRAM NOTES: Date this lecture was recorded: February 26, 2019. Thanks to the new wave of research, psychedelics are poised to soon have legal medical use. MDMA- and psilocybin-assisted therapy are entering their final trials with “breakthrough therapy” designation by the FDA. But what’s […]

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 […]