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 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 600 – “Elders from the Sixties Discuss LSD”

Support Lorenzo on Patreon.com Guest speakers: Myron Stolaroff, Sidney Cohen, Al Hubbard, Timothy Leary, Oscar Janiger, and Humphry Osmond PROGRAM NOTES: Date this lecture was recorded: February 16, 1979. Today’s podcast features the audio track from the well-known last gathering of several of the men whose work was done in the very early days of […]

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 […]

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 575 – “Countdown Into Complexity” – Part 3

Follow Lorenzo on Patreon.com Guest speaker: Terence McKenna PROGRAM NOTES: Date this lecture was recorded: March 1996 [NOTE: All quotations are by Terence McKenna.] “The way to get off on DMT is after you feel completely peculiar you have to do one more enormous hit. This is where courage comes in.” “A meme has gotten […]

Podcast 571 – “Terence #2”

Support Lorenzo on Patreon.com Guest speaker: Terence McKenna PROGRAM NOTES: [NOTE: All quotations are by Terence McKenna.] “One thing about psychedelics, you don’t have to be predisposed. It doesn’t work for those who believe it work. It works for those who think it doesn’t work.” “The problems which face us, put very simply, are going […]

Podcast 570 – “A Psychedelic Truth”

Follow Lorenzo on Patreon.com Guest speaker: Terence McKenna PROGRAM NOTES: Date this lecture was recorded: April 1995 [NOTE: All quotations are by Terence McKenna.] “Nothing is unannounced.” “[A psychedelic truth:] Nothing lasts.” “The lie of Western psychology is that something is stable. . . . And because of this lie we are in a state […]

Podcast 568 – “We Become What We Behold”

Follow Lorenzo on Patreon.com Guest speaker: Terence McKenna PROGRAM NOTES: Date this lecture was recorded: April 1995 [NOTE: All quotations are by Terence McKenna.] “If a Buddhist could design their own genome they would become a fungus, because a fungus is a primary decomposer. It is the only karma-less place in the food chain. There […]

Podcast 567 – “Psychedelicize Yourself”

Follow Lorenzo on Patreon.com Guest speaker: Terence McKenna PROGRAM NOTES: Date this lecture was recorded: April 1995 [NOTE: All quotations are by Terence McKenna.] “I take psychedelics to be the catalysis of language.” “This great period of creativity that we’re living through now in the sciences, in the arts, in the implementation of exotic technology, […]