The maker movement, the surveillance web, and fanning the embers of 90s cyberculture: a talk with Gareth Branwyn, former editor at MAKE, Boing Boing, and Mondo 2000, and now author of Borg Like Me & Other Tales of Art, Eros, and Embedded Systems.
Spiritual technologies, DIY neuroscience, and the renaissance of engineered mindstates: a talk with Mikey Siegel, Bay Area entrepreneur and consciousness hacker impresario . http://mikeysiegel.com/
New Thought, the trouble with skeptics, William James, and the history and power of positive thinking: an animated talk with Mitch Horowitz, author of One Simple Idea: How Positive Thinking Reshaped Modern Life.
Chinese typewriters, Alan Watts, and how Buddhism (and motorcycle maintenance) infected digital capitalism: a talk with Professor R. John Williams about his new book, The Buddha in the Machine: Art, Technology, and the Meeting of East and West. http://rjohnwilliams.wordpress.com
Anarchism, synchronicity, and the joke religion spawned by the vision of a Goddess in a bowling alley: a talk with "crackpot historian" Adam Gorightly about his new book Historia Discordia: The Origins of the Discordian Society.
Patanjali, dualism vs nondualism, and the complex evolution of a spiritual classic: a talk with Professor David Gordon White, author of The Yoga Sutra of Patanjali: A Biography.
The Singularity, the übermensch, and the yearning to overcome history: a conversation with philosopher and integral theorist Michael E. Zimmerman, co-author of Integral Ecology: Uniting Multiple Perspectives on the Natural World.
Incan enchantments, bovine tourism, and the mental case that is the USA: Erik and Maja discuss Erik's recent Peruvian voyage and more.
Gnosticism, H.P. Lovecraft, and the labyrinth of Biblical interpretation: theologian and Lovecraft expert Robert M. Price discusses his new book Preaching Deconstruction. http://www.robertmprice.mindvendor.com.