Initiating Contact – The Shadow Side of the Paraweird

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 … Continue reading Initiating Contact – The Shadow Side of the Paraweird

Eric Wargo: Precognition, Meaning, and Pomegranates

Madonna of the Pomegranate c. 1487 by Sandro Boticellifrom the painting I talk about in the last segment of the show, my own picture Eric Wargo of The Nightshirt blog and "Time Loops" spoke with Roejen Razorwire and me about time loops, precognition and altered states, meaning and the topology of symbols, retrocausation and more … Continue reading Eric Wargo: Precognition, Meaning, and Pomegranates

Spiritual Friendship with Professor WHAM on the alexxcast

Alexx Bollen generously hosted Dr. C.S. Matthews aka Professor WHAM and me for a discussion taking off of my blog post on spiritual friendship. WHAM has an academic background in comparative religion, has practiced Sufism for a couple of decades, and has studied with north American Indigenous practitioners. She has recently published a survey of … Continue reading Spiritual Friendship with Professor WHAM on the alexxcast

Unseen Threads on Consensus Unreality Podcast

Our modern day access to information about sex - for health and pleasure - was heavily influenced by the activism of a high minded, married, middle aged Edwardian lady whose life and work I discuss in this show. We also grapple with synchronicity and what it says about how our universe works. This may sound … Continue reading Unseen Threads on Consensus Unreality Podcast

The Feminine Roots of Santa Muerte with Anthropologist Dr. Kate Kingsbury

Roejen Razorwire and I welcome anthropologist Dr. Kate Kingsbury to discuss her work studying the less well known aspects of Santa Muerte devotion. Images of and ideas about Santa Muerte have multiplied phenomenally in popular media, but the perspective of her women followers - some of the most influential - are little represented. We talk … Continue reading The Feminine Roots of Santa Muerte with Anthropologist Dr. Kate Kingsbury

Sex Magic with Allen Greenfield

  I was touched and delighted that Allen Greenfield agreed to discuss his personal sex magical experiences with me and that Roejen Razorwire agreed to host us on the Project Archivist podcast. The first section discusses some of the dangers of abuse and manipulation that can happen, especially in hierarchical group settings. In the latter … Continue reading Sex Magic with Allen Greenfield

Trapping Poltergeists on the Deep Wild Tech Podcast

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_CYW7NCf9Ko&t=8s   I loved talking to host Wild Trees about his thought experiment on how to catch a poltergeist for scientific study! We focus on poltergeists but also discuss ecological liminality; that time Wild Trees became mired in quicksand; how to handle phone harassment from eavesdropping, gaslighting aliens; Taoist sexual alchemy; time travel; the long … Continue reading Trapping Poltergeists on the Deep Wild Tech Podcast