I want to share these two conversations as a pair – both address people setting out to generate large scale psi effects, singly or in groups. Themes of high emotion, strong rapport between experimenters, charisma, ritual, hoaxing and deception, liminality, anti-structure and unusual states of consciousness form a consistent thread through all of these profiled people and groups.
AP Strange and I spoke on ‘The Eternal Void but with Jazz’ about Ted Owens, Jeff Ritzmann, Josh Allen, and Bright Garlick to contact the ‘the other’ and/or perform weather magic.
30 – Stephanie Quick and AP Strange: Leaning into the Phenomena by The Eternal Void, but with Jazz • A podcast on Anchor
Recluse hosted Susan Demeter and me on ‘The Farm’ to dig into some group experiments in drumming up psi, with an emphasis on deception by humans, dead and living both. We discuss Joe Fisher (“Siren Call of the Hungry Ghost”), SORRAT, The Phillip Experiment, Loyd Auerbach’s ‘Seance Fiction Theater’ and Moss Distillery ghost installation, and Alex Matsuo and Hayley Stevens’ thoughts on inadvertent ghost creation.
Consciousness and the Paranormal w/ Susan Demeter, Stephanie Quick & Recluse (thefarmpodcast.com)
LINKS FOR THE ETERNAL VOID BUT WITH JAZZ
Psychokinetic Weather Influence with Dani Caputi – ongoing lab experiment
Playlist of weather magic videos Taoist Weather Magick – YouTube
Aficionado Prodigiosus, Purveyor of Fine Strangeness – blog
On Twitter AP Strange (@AProdigiosus) / Twitter
LINKS FOR THE FARM
The Phillip Experiment – there’s a lot of material about this experiment online if you’re inspired to poke around
Philip experiment – Wikipedia
Ida Craddock – two podcasts where i discuss her life and work
Six Degrees of John Keel
Episode 20: Remember the Ladies with Stephanie Quick — 6 Degrees of John Keel
Unseen Threads on Consensus Unreality Podcast – Ghost Dog is a Mystery Box (home.blog)
James McClenon on New Thinking Allowed – this is a very good intro to the SORRAT group
The Sociology of SORRAT with James McClenon : The New Thinking Allowed Foundation
James McClenon on Shattered Reality podcast
Sociological Research on Remarkable Experiences with Dr. Jim McClenon #94 – Shattered Reality Podcast (atlanticcoastufos.com)
James McClenon’s website with links to his books
John G. Neihardt
George P. Hansen’s critique of the mini lab experiments
Loyd Auerbach – Wikipedia
Loyd Auerbach “A Paranormal Casebook: Ghost Hunting in the New Millennium”
Amazon.com: A Paranormal Casebook: Ghost Hunting in the New Millennium (9781933177045): Auerbach, Loyd: Books
The Spooky Stuff “Are Ghost Hunters Creating Their Own Ghosts?”
Thoughts Can Create GHOSTS! | The Philip Experiment (be careful what you THINK!) – YouTube
Hayley Stevens ‘A Warning to the Devious’ – when Chamber of Commerce ghosts go bad!
A Ghost Hunter’s Cautionary Tale – Hayley is a Ghost