Podcast 647 – “Why Burning Man”

Support Lorenzo on Patreon.com Guest speaker: Android Joines PROGRAM NOTES: This Palenque Norte Lecture was recorded at Burning Man in August 2019. “Burning Man is like a handicap Olympics for art. Everybody gets a medal. There’s no bar at all. The bar went away. Anything fits in. And we realize the handicap that all of […]

Podcast 639 – “Our Culture Was Our Politics”

Support Lorenzo on Patreon.com Guest speaker: Paul Krassner PROGRAM NOTES: Today’s podcast features one of the true heroes of the counterculture, Paul Krassner. In addition to leading the creation of our underground press, Paul was friends with important free-speech advocates such as Lenny Bruce and Abbie Hoffman. If you were alive during the so-called Sixties, […]

Podcast 638 – “Replanting Ayahuasca”

Support Lorenzo on Patreon.com Guest speaker: Sophia Rokhlin PROGRAM NOTES: Date this lecture was recorded: December 16, 2019. Today’s podcast features a conversation that took place in the Live Salon a few weeks ago with Sohpia Rokhlin. Sophia is an author, speaker and nonprofit organizer from New York City. Through engaged botany and ecology, she […]

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 629 – “The Rose Garden” 002

A Video Podcast Today we feature our first video podcast from the Psychedelic Salon. Our normal audio podcast features the audio portion of this short documentary. However, the best way to experience this program is to watch the video version, which you may also download in various formats. Free Leonard Pickard PROGRAM NOTES: Guest speakers: […]

Podcast 599 – “The Psychedelic Hospice Movement”

Support Lorenzo on Patreon.com Guest speaker: Lorenzo Hagerty PROGRAM NOTES: Date this lecture was recorded: March 22, 2019 Today’s podcast features the talk that Lorenzo delivered at the recent Imagine Convergence held on Orcas Island. The Imagine Convergence was a gathering of change-makers, intellectuals, innovators and cultural creatives who explored cross-disciplinary solutions to our current […]

Podcast 598 – “A Conversation with Nick Sand”

Support Lorenzo on Patreon.com Guest speaker: Nick Sand PROGRAM NOTES: Today’s podcast features an interview given by legendary chemist Nick Sand, the creator of Orange Sunshine LSD. In this interview, given a few years before Nick’s untimely death, we hear him explain what led him to become a psychedelic chemist as well as the many […]

Salon2-053 – “Earth Medicine Women”

Support Lorenzo on Patreon.com Guest speaker: Shonagh Home PROGRAM NOTES: Today’s program features a talk given by Shonagh Home at the inaugural Viridis Genii Symposium that was held in July of 2015. In this talk Shonagh discusses the role of women through the ages who have worked with visionary plant medicines. She explains the role […]

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 588 – “Good News on the Psychedelic Front” – Pt. 2

Support Lorenzo on Patreon.com Guest speaker: Rick Doblin PROGRAM NOTES: Date this lecture was recorded: August 31, 2018.] Today we continue with the second part of the 2018 Palenque Norte Lecture given by Rick Doblin, the president of the Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies. In addition to learning some new information about the current state […]