Podcast 660 – “Celebrating Timothy Leary’s 100th Birthday”

Support Lorenzo on Patreon.com PROGRAM NOTES: Date this lecture was recorded: October 22, 2020 Guest speakers: Rio Hahn, Michael Shields, and Ron Turner Today’s podcast features a recording of a live salon in which former friends and associates of Dr. Timothy Leary shared their remembrances of him on the occasion of 100th anniversary of Dr. […]

Podcast 659 – “Krishnamurti Revisited”

Support Lorenzo on Patreon.com PROGRAM NOTES: Date this lecture was recorded: Guest speaker: J. Krishnamurti Today I am going to replay a recording of J. Krishnamurti that I first played here in the salon in January of 2009. A lot has happened since then, but I haven’t noticed any overall change for the better in […]

Podcast 656 – “Damer and McKenna Discuss Covid-19”

Support Lorenzo on Patreon.com Guest speakers: Bruce Damer and Dennis McKenna PROGRAM NOTES: Date this lecture was recorded: April 4, 2020 Bruce Damer and Dennis McKenna engage in a spirited conversation for a tribute to Dennis’ brother, Terence. This conversation was recorded on April 4th, 2020 at an online event held during the early phases […]

Podcast 637 – “Become the Bliss”

Support Lorenzo on Patreon.com Guest speaker: Ram Dass PROGRAM NOTES: [NOTE: All quotations are by Ram Dass.] “I was addicted to the experience of being high. I was not addicted to the chemicals, but just to the state. I had touched something so pure, and so fulfilling, that I had to keep going back. And […]

Podcast 630 – “Sasha Shulgin’s Sidekicks” – 001

Support Lorenzo on Patreon.com Guest speakers: Tania and Greg Manning PROGRAM NOTES: This lecture was recorded live in the salon on October 21, 2019. Today’s podcast features what I hope will be the first of many more visits with Tania and Greg Manning. In addition to assisting Sasha Shulgin during the final years of his […]

Podcast 625 – “Nature Loves Complexity”

Support Lorenzo on Patreon.com Guest speaker: Terence McKenna PROGRAM NOTES: Date this lecture was recorded: July 17, 1998. [NOTE: All quotations are by Terence McKenna.] “You really can’t understand the future without the psychedelic experience. History seems to be becoming more and more psychedelic.” “We have all made too many sacrifices in the name of […]

Podcast 624 – “The Way of the Psychonaut”

Support Lorenzo on Patreon.com Guest speaker: Susan Hess Logeais PROGRAM NOTES: Date this lecture was recorded: September 16, 2019. Today podcast is a recording from last Monday evening’s Live Salon with Susan Hess Logeais, the producer/director of a feature length film about Dr. Stan Grof. The film is titled “The Way of the Psychonaut” and […]

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 622 – “Nirvana Is Where You Are”

Support Lorenzo on Patreon.com Guest speaker: Alan Watts PROGRAM NOTES: [NOTE: All quotations are by Alan Watts.] “The Bodhisattva returns into the world, that means he has discovered that you don’t have to go anywhere to find Nirvana. Nirvana is where you are, provided you don’t object to it.” “But the main thing [about death] […]

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 […]