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A weekly podcast about magic, culture and the paranormal. Coming to you from Tasmania. Visit us at runesoup.com

Nov 21, 2019

Return of the Queen!

The one and only Becca Tarnas joins us again as we dive deeper than ever before into Tolkien's notion of Faërie, Middle Earth's Creation story, and how the man himself understood creative acts.

And, because we are almost at the end of the year, we take what we have learned from this journey into...


Oct 27, 2019

This week, the one and only Christopher Knowles returns to the show for amazing mega-discussion around the macro subject of writing about magic, how writing is magic and generally 'magic and this thing we call fiction'.

The principal texts we use to frame this chat are Grant Morrison's legendary series, The Invisibles,...


Oct 25, 2019

Season of the Mitch!

This week, we are very excited to welcome back author, speaker and historian, Mitch Horowitz to the show.

Being Halloween, we explore why this occult revival might be different, we look at the history of Spiritualism, we swap adolescent Ouija board stories and finish off with a little,...


Oct 23, 2019

The reverend Danny Nemu returns to the show for a fiery and important chat about neocolonialism, plant spirits, modern medicine, ancient medicine, spirit logic and all that very good stuff.

Be sure to check out the show notes for the presentation that inspired our discussion.

Enjoy!

Show Notes

  • Danny's presentation,


Oct 16, 2019

Author and researcher, Peter Mark Adams, returns to the show this week to discuss his latest book, Mystai.

Along the way we talk orphism, mystery traditions, visuality and the shortcomings of materialist archaeology.

Show Notes