Podcast 696 – Ayahuasca Use in the Amazon

Support Lorenzo on Patreon.com Guest speaker: Charles Grob PROGRAM NOTES: Today we feature a talk that Dr. Charles Grob gave at the 1994 Transpersonal Association Conference in Killarny, Ireland. The focus of this talk concerns Dr. Grob’s work with ayahuasca users in Brazil. As far as I know, this was the first government approved human […]

Podcast 692 – The Promise of Buddhism

Support Lorenzo on Patreon.com Guest speaker: Jack Kornfield PROGRAM NOTES: Jack Kornfield Mickey Hart Today’s podcast features Jack Kornfield speaking at the 1988 International Transpersonal Conference in Santa Rosa, California. Kornfield is an American writer, teacher, and psychologist who is known for his work in making Buddhism more accessible for Westerners. He trained as a […]

Podcast 690 – Terence McKenna at Esalen June 1984

Support Lorenzo on Patreon.com Guest speaker: Terence McKenna PROGRAM NOTES: Esalen Institute near Big Sur, California Although he first appeared at Esalen in the early 1970s, this may be the earliest recording of a Terence McKenna workshop there. It is from June of 1984. I think this is Terence’s best and most clearly detailed description […]

Podcast 687 – Psychedelic Summit – Santa Cruz 1992 Part 2

Support Lorenzo on Patreon.com Guest speakers: Rick Doblin, Lester Grinspoon, Richard Yensen, Donna Dryer, Myron Stolaroff, Willis Harman, Ralph Abraham, and Robert Anton Wilson PROGRAM NOTES: Today’s program features the continuation of Podcast 684, the Psychedelic Summit that was held in Santa Cruz in 1992. As you can tell from the list of speakers, it […]

Podcast 685 – The Nature of Consciousness

Support Lorenzo on Patreon.com Guest speaker: John Beresford PROGRAM NOTES: Dr. John Bereford delivering this talk in 2006 at the conference celebrating Albert Hofmann’s 100th birthday. Today’s program features a lecture by psychedelic researcher Dr. John Beresford. Here is Erowid’s introduction to him: “British-born John Beresford began his psychedelic research interests in 1961, and shortly […]

Podcast 684 – Psychedelic Summit – Santa Cruz 1992

Support Lorenzo on Patreon.com Guest speakers: Matthew Brederick, Bruce Eisner, Rick Doblin, Oscar Jannigar, Albert Hofmann, Humphry Osmand, John Beresford, Laura Huxley, Francis Huxley PROGRAM NOTES: Today’s podcasta features talks from the 1992 Psychedelic Summit that was held in Santa Cruz. As you can see from the names of the speakers, this was a star-studded […]

Podcast 683 – Psychedelics & “Genius” &+ “Love”

Support Lorenzo on Patreon.com Guest speaker: Bruce Damer Today’s podcast features two Palenque Norte talks that Bruce Damer gave at the 2022 Burning Man Festival. This talk was followed by an hour-long Q&A session that I’ll podcast after I post a few of the other Paleqnue Norte talks from 2022. Although I haven’t previewed them […]

Podcast 682 – The Psychedelic Athenæum

Support Lorenzo on Patreon.com Guest speaker: Kathleen Lakey PROGRAM NOTES: Today we feature an interview that Charles Lighthouse recently conducted with Kat Lakey. Besides talking about her latest project, which will be the world’s first Psychedelic Athenaum, they discussed the Psychedelic Assembly, which was a conference that Kat and her friends produced a few months […]

Podcast 681 – Street Drugs Update

Support Lorenzo on Patreon.com Guest speakers: Annie Oak and Rachel Clark Ann Shulgin (1933 – 2022) … photo by Jon Hanna PROGRAM NOTES: Today’s podcast features the first of a series of Palenque Norte Lectures that I’ll be podcasting over the next few months. And our guest speakers are Annie Oak and Rachel Clark. Annie, […]

Podcast 678 – “Tripping with Albert”

Support Lorenzo on Patreon.com Guest speakers: Patreon Saloners PROGRAM NOTES: Can you imagine knowing someone for over 20 years, even tripping with them from time-to-time, and not knowing that this person had done LSD with Albert Hofmann on multiple occasions? Now that’s humility. Had it been me, that would have most likely been one of […]