Occultist and researcher "Azi Rasa" talks about the contemporary plight of the Yazidi, a religious minority group in Iraq whose worship of the Peacock Angel has inspired both fascination from modern occultists and genocidal hatred from ISIL.
Psychedelic activist Katie Tomlinson talks about psy-trance, religious experience, integration circles, and the potential role of psychedelics in overcoming oppression.
Legendary occult book-dealer Todd Pratum talks about rejected knowledge, growing up Californian, book synchronicities, and the loss of knowledge in the age of the Internet. http://www.pratum.com/
Speculative fiction writer and book collector Jack Womack talks about flying saucers, modern myth, UFO blueprints, and his new book Flyings Saucers are Real!, which samples from his extensive UFO Library. http://shop.mexicansummer.com/product/jack-womack-flying-saucers-real/
Writer, scientist, and Shulginist Lex Pelger talks about medical marijuana, Moby Dick, queer weed warriors, and the healing power of sharing our stories about drugs. www.lexpelger.com
Author, journalist and WFMU DJ Jess Jarnow talks about Dead shows, distribution rings, LSD "religion", and his comprehensive new book Heads: A Biography of Psychedelic America. http://www.jessejarnow.com/about/
University of Chicago anthropologist William Mazzarella talks about psychological resonance, the concept of mana, and how magic helps illuminate advertising and propaganda. https://chicago.academia.edu/WilliamMazzarella