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Barry William Hale on Outlaw Occultism & Fearsome Transcendence

Barry William Hale, outlaw occult artist, stops by to talk about how he merges magick and art into a fearsome process for transcendence. (Show Notes.)

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MEETINGS WITH REMARKABLE INDIVIDUALS

Change your reality one conversation at a time. Series Two (2018+)

Duncan Trussell

EPISODE 35

 Duncan Trussell

Duncan Trussell trips into a rift in the multiverse and finds himself outside the circles of time in the court of the dreaded Obelisk Emperor (me), who makes him fish tacos. We have an awesome conversation about magic, escaping the clutches of an uncaring society, and the Necronomicon. Duncan Trussell Family Hour

Bailey Jay

EPISODE 34

Bailey Jay

Bailey Jay stops by the show (as our first second-time guest!) to talk about sex, death, magick, alien abductions, enlightenment, and lots, lots more...! This was a fantastic conversation that touched on all of the parts of the human experience most are afraid to acknowledge (i.e. all the best parts!) Bailey's Twitter

Marty Beckerman

EPISODE 33

Marty Beckerman

Journalist Marty Beckerman stops by the show to talk about how the Mainstream Media™ actually works, his experiences working in it, and why civilization is collapsing without functioning and healthy journalism—and the future of online journalism, on-platform censorship and American democracy. Marty's Books.

Shahriar Yosef Esshaghian

EPISODE 32

Yosef Esshaghian

Do Freemasons really control the world? Super-elite high-ranking Freemason Yosef Esshaghian stops by the podcast to cast light on the hidden inner secrets of the world's oldest (and most maligned) fraternity. Please ignore all moments of unintentional reptilian shapeshifting. Learn more about Masonry here.

George Pendle

EPISODE 31

George Pendle

George Pendle, author of the biography Strange Angel: The Otherworldly Life of Rocket Scientist John Whiteside Parsons, now the basis for the CBS All Access show Strange Angel, stops by to talk about the enduring legacy of occultist and rocket scientist Jack Parsons, perhaps the most legendary magus in American history.

Michael M. Hughes

EPISODE 30

Michael M. Hughes

Michael M. Hughes, author of the upcoming Magic for the Resistance and mastermind of the "Bind Trump" mass magical working, stops by the show to talk about magical resistance to the darkest timeline, and using directed Will to push back against fascism. Michael's New Book.

Hannah Haddix

EPISODE 29

Hannah Haddix

Hannah Haddix, outsider artist, world traveller and Magus of the Coyotel Church, stops by to discuss her recent ayahuasca forays into the psychedelic garden of Kali Ma, the role of the artist in society, and the far-future hell realms where artificial intelligence and machine life overtake all sentient life. Hannah's Book.

Ralph Abraham

EPISODE 28

Ralph Abraham

Dr. Ralph Abraham, professor and founding theorist of chaos mathematics, stops by the talk about the inherent, unpredictable chaos of existence, Dr. John Dee, DMT, the 1960s, seeing angels and how math is the language the universe uses to talk. One of my all time favorite shows. Ralph's Books.

Abdi Assadi

EPISODE 27

Abdi Assadi

Author and clinical practitioner Abdi Assadi and I discuss the role of the shadow in spiritual work, the dangers of spiritual bypassing, and how your dark side can f*ck you up if you're not careful. This was a tremendous and healing conversation. RAICES. Abdi's book.

Gary Lachman

EPISODE 26

Gary Lachman

Gary Lachman stops by the podcast to talk about meme magick, the rise of the Alt Right, the Russian occultist and geopolitical thinker Aleksandr Dugin's plans for a Eurasian empire, and how the misuse of magick might have helped fuel the election of Trump. Gary's Books.

EPISODE 25

Pam Grossman

Pam Grossman (Phantasmaphile, Waking the Witch) stops by the podcast to discuss her work shining a spotlight on how the archetype of the witch has emerged into public consciousness, and can be a potent symbol for inspiring and empowering women. Pam's Site.

EPISODE 24

Aki Cederberg

Aki Cederberg, author of Journeys in the Kali Yuga, stops by to talk about his travels with the Naga Babas of India, his experiences in India and Europe, and his quest to resurrect the sacred traditions of Europe in defiance of the crushing weight of the Kali Yuga. Aki's Book.

Lon Milo Duquette

EPISODE 23

Lon DuQuette

Legendary occult author, teacher and songwriter Lon Milo DuQuette stops by the podcast to talk about his recent forays into the Shanghai occult scene, his experiences with Enochian and Goetic magick, and how magick just might lead you to enlightenment...! Lon's Books.

Alan Green

EPISODE 22

Alan Green

British-born, classically trained pianist, composer, author, educator, and Shakespeare Authorship scholar Alan Green stops by the podcast to talk about the secret codes that he's discovered Dr. John Dee hid throughout Shakespeare's plays...! Alan's Book.

Jon Graham

EPISODE 21

Jon Graham

Jon Graham, acquisitions editor at Inner Traditions, stops by the podcast to talk about the Western Esoteric Tradition, Rosicrucianism, Metapolitical War, meme magic, the right's obsession with George Soros, and what it takes to transcend the small-s self. Books from Inner Traditions.

Mitch Horowitz

EPISODE 20

Mitch Horowitz

I chat with PEN-award winning author Mitch Horowitz about the power of positive thinking, the occult history of America and his new-found fascination with Satanism. I open with a memorial to the late Adam Parfrey. Mitch's Books.

Series One (2013-2017)

Alex Gordon-Brander

EPISODE 19

Alex Gordon-Brander

Alex Gordon-Brander, Wall Street vet and CEO of the Omega.One decentralized cryptocurrency exchange, talks about how blockchain technology will transform the planet. Omega.One.

Donald Trump

EPISODE 18

Donald Trump's Occult War

Why did the evangelicals push to elect Donald Trump? And are there occult, eschatological factors operating behind the scenes of the US's push for brand new wars in the Middle East?

Stephen Edred Flowers

EPISODE 17

Stephen Edred Flowers

Stephen Edred Flowers stops by the podcast to talk about runes, Odin, the Northern Tradition of magic, and his new book on the Icelandic grimoires. Stephen's Books.

Timothy Wyllie

EPISODE 16

Timothy Wyllie

Timothy Wyllie, visual artist and author, stops by to discuss how to access inner space and talk to angels, dolphins, extraterrestrials and other travelers in the psychic worlds. This is one of the very last interviews that Timothy gave before he passed. Timothy's Books.

Vinay Gupta

EPISODE 15

Vinay Gupta

Vinay Gupta—lifelong meditator, Hindu tantric, Buckminster Fuller-style engineer, disater relief consultant, blockchain evangelist and (now) CEO of blockchain legal-technical interface Mattereum—talks about enlightenment, magic and saving the world. The Future We Deserve.

Zach Leary

EPISODE 14

Zach Leary

My friend Zach Leary, host of the It's All Happening and MAPS podcasts, stops by to talk about how spirituality, meditation and ancient disciplines like Bhakti Yoga can help us deal with the challenges of transhumanism, global fascism and the ever-accelerating future. Zach's Site.

Micki Pellerano

EPISODE 13

Micki Pellerano

Multi-disciplinary occult artist Micki Pellerano and I catch up and go heavy on the Western Esoteric Tradition, Hermeticism, Aleister Crowley, chaos magick, the Golden Dawn, how magick changes the artistic process and lots more! Micki's Site.

Phil Brucato

EPISODE 12

Phil Brucato

A conversation on life and magick with Satyros Phil Brucato, author, rocker and developer of the White Wolf role-playing game Mage: The Ascension—one of the most quietly influential devices for spreading real occult theory of the last 30 years. Phil's Books.

Christiana Key

EPISODE 11

Christiana Key

Christiana Key of Delphic Oracle and Cult of Youth stops by the podcast to talk about chaos magick, using planetary timings for magick and creative work, "Priestess Pop" and her experiences using her one-woman performances as occult rituals. Christiana's Site.

Generation Hex

EPISODE 10

Generation Hex

A trip back in time to the launch party for my first book, Generation Hex, 2005, at Alex and Allyson Grey's Chapel of Sacred Mirrors. A clarion call for psychedelic evolution. Hear 23-year-old punk rock me invoke the future! (Music by James Curcio.) Generation Hex.

Caleigh Fisher

EPISODE 9

Caleigh Fisher

My old friend Caleigh Fisher and I have one of our epic far-future shamanic conversations about magick and the future of humanity. We cover Wilhelm Reich, orgonomy, Thee Temple ov Psychick Youth, John Dee, the Goetia and lots more! Caleigh's Twitter.

E. Elias Merhige

EPISODE 8

E. Elias Merhige

Director E. Elias Merhige (Begotten, Shadow of the Vampire) talks about magick, the Western Esoteric Tradition, Hermeticism, Giordiano Bruno, Rosicrucianism, the influence of the occult on German Expressionism, art as shamanism and lots more! Elias' Films.

Bailey Jay

EPISODE 7

Bailey Jay

Porn star Bailey Jay stops by to talk about magick, the connection between being transgender and her spirituality, post-Twitter consciousness, and more. We explore the use of Neuro-Linguistic Programming for anxiety relief, among other scandalous topics. Bailey's Twitter.

Black Magick vs. White Magick

EPISODE 6

White Magick vs. Black Magick

What’s the difference between white and black magick? I dig into the real practical differences between approaches to magick, with a detour into understanding the reason why magick became demonized. Magick.Me.

Tobias Churton

EPISODE 5

Tobias Churton

Scholar and biographer Tobias Churton stops by the podcast to chat about his new biography of Aleister Crowley, The Beast in Berlin, which charts the Great Beast's ultramodern period in pre-war Berlin. Along the way we talk magick, art and John Zorn. Tobias' Books.

Scott Treleaven

EPISODE 4

Scott Treleaven

Scott Treleaven is a Canadian painter and film-maker who works with both transgressive and sacred subject matter, incorporating queer imagery and the symbology of esoteric practices into his artwork. We talk magick, the future and the role of the artist. Scott's Book.

Max Zahn

EPISODE 3

Max Zahn

Buddhist activist Max Zahn stops by to talk about his ongoing meditation in front of the Goldman Sachs building in New York, an effort to instill compassion in the multinational investment banking firm, one of the key players in the 2008 market crash and subsequent bailout.

Conner Habib

EPISODE 2

Conner Habib

Conner Habib, gay porn star, intellectual and Anthroposophist, on magick and breaking through cultural sexual repression. (Fair warning: I was so new to podcasting when I made this that I recorded it with my *built in laptop mic*. We all start somewhere!) 

John Shirley

EPISODE 1

John Shirley

Legendary SF author John Shirley talks about his book New Taboos, private prisons, the state of social consciousness, the ongoing environmental crisis and the infamous Twentieth Century mystic G. I. Gurdjieff's doctrine of awakening. John's Books.

Jason Louv

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In the ULTRACULTURE WITH JASON LOUV podcast, author and futurist Jason Louv explores radical new ideas at the intersections of culture, technology and spirituality, bringing together a first-rate cast of some of the most insightful and unexpected thinkers on the planet to tackle the biggest challenges of the 21st century. From the world's newest and most Promethean technologies to its most ancient and most profound spiritual traditions, we explore tools for waking up, empowering yourself and unleashing your own inner magic—because Spaceship Earth needs all the help it can get! New episodes are uploaded weekly; the show is now part of the Mindpod Network, as well.

Jason Louv is the bestselling author of eight books, including John Dee and the Empire of Angels, Generation Hex, and Thee Psychick Bible. As a journalist, he has covered surveillance, international trade and the dark side of technology for VICE News, Boing Boing, Motherboard and many more. As a futurist and strategist, Jason has worked on Buzz Aldrin’s international campaign to colonize Mars, Google's artificial intelligence program, and in many more strange and wonderful places. He has been a lauded guest on The Duncan Trussell Family Hour, It's All Happening With Zach Leary, Team Human With Douglas Rushkoff, Coast to Coast AM and many, many more podcasts and radio shows. He lives in Los Angeles. Learn more about Jason here.