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 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 […]

Podcast 604 – “Healing With Sound”

Support Lorenzo on Patreon.com Guest speakers: Matt Pallamary and René Jenkins  PROGRAM NOTES: Date this lecture was recorded: April 2019. Today’s program features a conversation between frequent guest, writer, and musician Matt Pallamary and René Jenkins who among other things is a ceremonial sound practitioner. During their discussion you will learn about the work that […]

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 […]

Podcast 594 – “The Edge Runner” Part 1

Support Lorenzo on Patreon.com Guest speaker: Terence McKenna PROGRAM NOTES: Date this lecture was recorded: May 1990. [NOTE: All quotations are by Terence McKenna.] “The world that we are living in is not at all as the linguistic structures we have inherited would have us have it. We are actually living inside some kind of […]

Podcast 592 – “Understanding Chaos at History’s End” – Part 4

Support Lorenzo on Patreon.com Guest speaker: Terence McKenna PROGRAM NOTES: Date this lecture was recorded: June 24, 1989. [NOTE: All quotations are by Terence McKenna.] “Culture is a mirror of the mind.” “What are we when we begin to take off our cultural clothing? What kind of world will be build in the pure imagination?” […]

Podcast 591 – “Understanding Chaos at History’s End” – Part 3

Support Lorenzo on Patreon.com Guest speaker: Terence McKenna PROGRAM NOTES: Date this lecture was recorded: June 24, 1989. [NOTE: All quotations are by Terence McKenna.] “Addiction to natural substances, with the exception of tobacco, is something you really have to work at.” “There is something really insidious about synthetic drugs, about concentrating what is a […]

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 […]

Salon2 052 – “Ibogaine Therapy”

Support Lorenzo on Patreon.com Guest speaker: Richie Ogulnick PROGRAM NOTES: Date this lecture was recorded: December 17, 2018. Today’s program was recorded during last Monday’s live session of the Psychedelic Salon. It features a conversation/interview with Richie Ogulnick, who is a leading expert on the healing properties of ibogaine, particularly in ways it is being […]