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
Writer and biodynamic farmer Stephen Crimi talks about chthonic goddesses, Dead songs, spiritual food, and his new book Katabatic Wind: Good Craic Fueled by Fumes from the Abyss.
inspiring discussion with writer, feminist, and historian of science
Donna Haraway about cyborg companions, animal loves, and why the
Chthulucene is a better name for our era than the Anthropocence. Donna's
new book is Manifestly Haraway, which collects “The Cyborg Manifesto” with the “The Companion Species Manifesto.”
Writer, curator, and occult practitioner Pam Grossman talks about feminist witchcraft, the power of images, the deliciousness of mystery, and her new book What is a Witch, with art from the amazing Tin Can Forest. http://www.pamgrossman.com/
British author Kester Brewin talks about rockets, Ken Kesey, charismatic Christianity, and his new book Getting High: A Savage Journey to the Heart of the Dream of Flight (Vaux).
Science fiction author and English prof David Gill talks about Star Wars, entropy, androids, and his new book of short stories In Time's Empire They Were All Slaves (Pravic SF Books).
A talk with media artist and researcher David McConville about planetaria, the art of scientific models, and the transdisiplinary possibilities of immersive media.
A talk with Buddhist scholar Douglas Osto about perennialism, experiential narratives, the limits of reason, and his new book Altered States: Buddhism and Psychedelic Spirituality (University of Columbia Press).