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 […]

Podcast 607 – “Music, Psychedelics, and Magic”

Support Lorenzo on Patreon.com Guest speaker: Matthew Schultz PROGRAM NOTES: Date this lecture was recorded: May 15, 2019. Today’s podcast features a conversation between Michael Kokal and avant-garde musician and artist Matthew Schultz. He was a founding member of the dark ambient band Lab Report, which included such diverse musicians as Genesis P-Orridge, Lydia Lunch […]

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 […]