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 […]

Podcast 605 – “Microdosing: Benefits, Risks, Unknowns”

Support Lorenzo on Patreon.com Guest speakers: James Fadiman and Ayelet Waldman PROGRAM NOTES: Date this interview was recorded: October 22, 2018. Today’s podcast centers around microdosing psychedelics, LSD in particular. Much of today’s interest in microdosing psychedelics blossomed after the publication of The Psychedelic Explorer’s Guide, which was written by Dr. James Fadiman, who has […]

Podcast 603 – “Treating Opioid Addiction with Ibogaine”

Support Lorenzo on Patreon.com Guest speakers: Andrew Tatarsky and Lakshmi Narayan PROGRAM NOTES: Date this lecture was recorded: April 22, 2019 Today’s podcast features a recording of a recent session of the Psychedelic Salon LIVE in which our guests were Dr. Andrew Tatarsky and Lakshmi Narayan. In an interactive conversation with several of our fellow […]

Podcast 595 – “The Edge Runner” Part 2

Support Lorenzo on Patreon.com Guest speaker: Terence McKenna PROGRAM NOTES: Date this lecture was recorded: May 1990. Today’s podcast features the second part of a talk that Terence McKenna gave in May of 1990. Rather than follow a script for this talk, Terence answers questions from the audience which feature such diverse topics as the […]

Salon2 056 – “The Harvard Psychedelic Club”

Support Lorenzo on Patreon.com Guest speaker: Gunther Weil PROGRAM NOTES: Today’s podcast from our Psychedelic Salon 2.0 track features some epic stories from a psychonaut who’s seen it all. His name is Gunther Weil. Gunther escaped the Holocaust, worked with Tim Leary on the LSD Concord Prison Experiment, worked on Aerosmith’s first album, recieved a […]

PREVIEW of Podcast 595

Support Lorenzo on Patreon.com Guest speaker: Terence McKenna PROGRAM NOTES: Date this lecture was recorded: May 1990. Today’s podcast features the second part of a talk that Terence McKenna gave in May of 1990. Rather than follow a script for this talk, Terence answers questions from the audience which feature such diverse topics as the […]

Podcast 587 – “Good News on the Psychedelic Front” – Pt. 1

Support Lorenzo on Patreon.com Guest speaker: Rick Doblin PROGRAM NOTES: Date this lecture was recorded: August 31, 2018. Today’s podcast features the 2018 Palenque Norte Lecture given by Rick Doblin, the president of MAPS. In addition to a detailed description of the interaction between MAPS and the Veterans Administration, Rick also gives a detailed account […]

Podcast 586 – “Psychedelics, Investors, and Politics”

Support Lorenzo on Patreon.com Guest speaker: David Nickles PROGRAM NOTES: Date this lecture was recorded: October 8, 2018 Today’s podcast features David Nickles, whose work may be found at the DMT-Nexus Website. The program is actually a recording of last week’s regularly scheduled live version of the Psychedelic Salon, which takes place every Monday evening […]

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 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 […]