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Learning Magic and Animism in a Global Context -

May 30, 2018

This week, Gary Lachman returns to the show to discuss his two latest books, Lost Knowledge of the Imagination and Dark Star Rising.

In this wide-ranging chat we cover the Socratic Turn, how the west abandoned the imagination, how we might recover it and what happens in world politics if we pretend it isn't there.


May 23, 2018

This week it is my extra special pleasure to be speaking with one of the co-originators of permaculture itself, David Holmgren. David is an author, educator, designer, activist and permaculturalist (obviously) with many decades experience.

He joins us today to talk about his fantastic new project and accompanying book,...

May 17, 2018

This month's solo show is my impressions and observations from spending last week out in the desert with a group of amazing people.

It covers Aboriginal star lore, Songlines, the Dreaming and how we can think with and derive inspiration from indigenous lifeways.

There are a bunch of photos from the trip on the post page...

May 8, 2018

This week, Dr Jack Hunter makes his return to the show.

Jack is the author and/or editor of Talking With The Spirits, Strange Dimensions, Why People Believe in Spirits, Gods and Magic, Damned Facts and the recently published Engaging The Anomalous.

He joins us for a fascinating chat about spirits, anthropology, ecology,...

May 2, 2018

Something of a special episode this week. Julio Ody returns to the show for a vigorous discussion of the best depictions of spirits and the spirit world from a practitioner perspective on film and television.

We spent the past week throwing titles back and forth to each other, compiling the list, striking some names and...