Politics, partying, and the roads not taken: a critical assessment of "that thing in the desert" with Steven T. Jones, editor of the Bay Guardian and author of The Tribes of Burning Man.
Social networks, spiritual pragmatism, and the "organized innocence" of American witchcraft: a talk with Aidan A. Kelly, author of A Tapestry of Witches: A History of the Craft in America, Volume 1 and the memoir Hippie Commie Beatnik Witches.
Yogic siddhis, paranormal research, and the stange sociology of science: a talk with Dean Radin, senior scientist at the Institute of Noetic Sciences and author, most recently, of Supernormal: Science, Yoga, and the Evidence for Extraordinary Psychic Abilities.
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.