1.jpgA talk with archivist and cultural historian Megan Prelinger about twentieth-century technology, modernist art, and her fascinating new book Inside the Machine: Art and Invention in the Electronic Age.http://meganprelinger.com/ and http://www.prelingerlibrary.org/home/

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kaleidoscopic-1.pngA talk with anthropologists and filmmakers Roberto Lopez Melinchon and Nicholas Spiers about the indigenous use of salvia divinorum, the plant's healing powers, and current attempts to ban salvia in Mexico.  http://divinorum-doc.com

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A talk with famed psychedelic researcher Dr. Stanislav Grof about nightmare visions, birth trauma, and H.R. Giger's trains http://www.stanislavgrof.com/books-and-media/
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Buddhism and Psychedelics 
A talk with writer and editor Allan Badiner about dharma, science, spiritual liberty, and the new edition of his edited book Zig Zag Zen: Buddhism and Psychedelicshttp://www.zigzagzen.com/
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Sound and Consciousness
A talk with ethnomusicologist, musician, and composer Alexandre Tannous about drones, overtones, the art of listening, and the problems with a lot of "sound healing" today. www.soundmeditation.com
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A talk with journalist and science writer Steve Silberman about autism activism, the vaccine wars, and his terrific new book NeuroTribes: The Legacy of Autism and the Future of Neurodiversity.  
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The Heart of the Hereafter
A talk with art historian and religious scholar Marcia Brennan about multiple worlds, the art and technology of dying, and her work as an Artist-in-Residence in the Department of Palliative Medicine at Houston's M. D. Anderson Cancer Center.
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hoffman.pngA talk with cultural historian Alan Piper about LSD, fascist modernism, and Albert Hoffman's friendship with the enigmatic right-winger Ernst Jünger. http://www.amazon.com/Strange-Drugs-Makes-For-Bedfellows/dp/1514152517

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A talk with psych-folk musician Ben Chasny (Six Organs of Admittance) about improvisation, Agrippa, and his new Hexadic System book and playing card set.www.sixorgans.com.

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A talk with scholar and musician Jason Bivins about improvising religion, sound as transformation, and his new book Spirits Rejoice! Jazz and American Religion.st-john-coltrane-2.jpg

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