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Jason Louv brings together thinkers from the worlds of spirituality, high technology and the counterculture with some of the most challenging issues we face today. Change your focus, change your reality.


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Jason Louv brings together thinkers from the worlds of spirituality, high technology and the counterculture with some of the most challenging issues we face today. Change your focus, change your reality.






Ep. 150: Douglas Rushkoff on the Escape Fantasies of the Tech Billionaires

In this episode of the Magick.Me podcast, host Jason Louv interviews Douglas Rushkoff, the author of the newly released book Survival of the Richest: Escape Fantasies of the Tech Billionaires. In a time of growing inequality and technological upheaval, Rushkoff offers a fresh perspective on the future of our economy and society. Louv and Rushkoff explore topics such as the impact of technology on our lives, the dangers of a wealth-obsessed culture, and ways to build a more equitable future...


Ep. 149: New Age Grifter With Joseph L. Flatley

My old friend Joseph Flatley, cult journalist, talks about his recent book New Age Grifter: The True Story of Gabriel of Urantia and His Cosmic Family! A great conversation about cults, magick, hypnosis, cognitive biases and lots more. Here's the official book description: Gabriel of Urantia is the leader of a UFO religion based in the desert of southern Arizona. He has spent the last three decades weaving together his belief system, a tapestry of Eastern spirituality, Born Again...


Ep. 148: Mark Rein•Hagen on Role-Playing Games as Revelationary Practice

Legendary game designer Mark Rein•Hagen—creator of the World of Darkness, Vampire: The Masquerade, Ars Magica, the upcoming Lostlorn, and many more—joins the podcast to talk about subjects as varied as the power of role-playing games as a medium, the war in Ukraine, using game theory to analyze global control systems, and lots, lots more. Getting the chance to do this podcast was a true honor and delight—enjoy it!


Ep. 147: American Metaphysical Religion With Ronnie Pontiac

Author and documentary producer Ronnie Pontiac joins the podcast to discuss his new book American Metaphysical Religion, an epic journey through the occult undercurrents that run throughout United States history. I greatly enjoyed this interview delving deep into the occulted side of the American mind—dig it!


Ep. 146: Carl Abrahamsson on the Source of All Magic

Carl Abrahamsson returns for the second part of our two-part conversation on magick, and talks about his new book SOURCE MAGIC, in which he charts an exploratory course through many known and unknown touchpoints of occulture, from Derek Jarman to the Prisoner to the Master Musicians of Jajouka, and offers his new grand unification theory of all magick to boot! To start learning magick now, check out our free guided meditation at: https://start.magick.me


Ep. 145: Tobias Churton on Aleister Crowley

Tobias Churton, scholar extraordinaire of the Western Esoteric Tradition, returns to the podcast for another conversation about the perennially fascinating Aleister Crowley; Churton has just released the sixth and final volume in his multi-part biography of the Great Beast, Aleister Crowley in Paris. Crowley aficianados and newbies alike will thrill and chill to this fantastic conversation as we follow Crowley on his romps through fin-de-siecle Paris. Enjoy!


Ep. 144: Carl Abrahamsson on Genesis P-Orridge

Carl Abrahamsson is a writer, editor, photographer and tireless curator of global Occulture. (Source Magic, his latest book, is a series of essays that aims straight for the heart of the modern occultural movement, and proposes a new universal theory of magic to boot.) We sat down to talk about our mutual friend and mentor Genesis P-Orridge, now three years after her passing—and had an excellent, emotional and insightful conversation. Enjoy it! To start learning magick now, check out our...


Ep. 143: Antero Alli on the Art of Dying

Antero Alli is a paratheatrical director and professional astrologer who has authored books on experimental theatre, astrology and Timothy Leary's 8-circuit model of consciousness. He has long been a pivotal figure in the magick scene, particularly due to his influential books AngelTech: A Modern Shaman's Guide to Reality Selection and All Rites Reversed. He was also recently diagnosed with Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma, and has since declined treatment. Alli very graciously granted this longform...


Ep. 142: Abdi Assadi on Staying Centered as the World Implodes

Abdi Assadi is a spiritual counselor and healer with over 40 years of clinical practice. His work ceters on helping patients use their disease and dysfunction as a doorway to spiritual serenity. Through his decades of practice, he has learned that identifying and integrating the human shadow—those disowned or repressed puzzle pieces of self that wreak havoc in our lives—offers the most lasting healing for what ails us in body, mind, and spirit. He has studied Chinese, Japanese and Vietnamese...


Ep. 141: Don Webb on How to Become a Modern Magus

Don Webb (born April 30, 1960) is an American science fiction and mystery writer, as well as an author of several books on Left Hand Path occult philosophy. He is also a former High Priest of the Temple of Set. We sat down to discuss the nature of magic, initiation, and lots more—including his newest book, How to Become a Modern Magus, where he lays out a detailed step-by-step program for building and sustaining a magical practice, based not on the Tree of Life but on an older form of...


Ep. 140: A Mutagenesis

I read my great, lost essay "A Mutagenesis" from Generation Hex, in which I give a grand overview theory of Magick as the missing key to genetic engineering. Yes, it is as wacky as it sounds, and yes, you are going to love it. Check it! PS. Micki Pellerano's ASTROLOGY OF WEALTH is now out and it is AWESOME! Learn how to harnass the power of planetary magick and astrology to supercharge your wealth and career success. Open now! See it at: https://www.magick.me/p/astrology


Ep. 139: Jim Carroll on Finding Your True Path

James Dennis Carroll (August 1, 1949 - September 11, 2009) was an American author, poet, autobiographer, and punk musician. Carroll was best known for his 1978 autobiographical work The Basketball Diaries, which inspired a 1995 film of the same title that starred Leonardo DiCaprio as Carroll, and his 1980 song People Who Died with the Jim Carroll Band. I was lucky enough to interview him in 2001 about 9/11, writing, and finding your true path in life. I recently found the tape, and did my...


Ep. 138: K Allado-McDowell on AI Alchemy

K Allado-McDowell is a writer, speaker, and musician. They are the author, with GPT-3, of the books Pharmako-AI and Amor Cringe, and are co-editor of The Atlas of Anomalous AI. They record and release music under the name Qenric. K established the Artists + Machine Intelligence program at Google AI. They are a conference speaker, educator and consultant to think-tanks and institutions seeking to align their work with deeper traditions of human understanding. To start learning magick now,...


Ep. 137: Marlene Seven Bremner on Hermetic Philosophy & Creative Alchemy

Marlene Seven Bremner stops by to discuss her new book, Hermetic Philosophy and Creative Alchemy: The Emerald Tablet, the Corpus Hermeticum, and the Journey Through the Seven Spheres. We touch on the nature of alchemy, Jung, her recent trip to Egypt, Sekhmet, the pyramids as initiation chambers, and tons more! To start learning magick now, check out our free guided meditation at https://start.magick.me


Ep. 136: Noah Lampert on Twitter Tears & Crypto Chaos

Noah Lampert from the Synchronicity Podcast returns to just basically bro out for 2 1/2 hours about all DA BULLSH*T. Great conversation that touches on Elon's Twitter takeover, Sam Bankman-Fried, the Mandela Effect, Fruit of the Loom underwear conspiracies and everything else haunting the headlines! Don't forget to check out our free guided meditation at: https://start.magick.me


Ep. 135: Micki Pellerano on the Astrology of Wealth

Micki Pellerano returns to the podcast to talk about his new course at Magick.Me (!), THE ASTROLOGY OF WEALTH, dedicated to mastering the magic of the stars to succeed in business and finance. PLUS! Black Friday week is still going at Magick.Me. Take 30% off any course—including this newest course—with code BLACKFRIDAY2022 at checkout. Till Thursday, December 2 only!


Ep. 134: Caleigh Fisher on Astrophysics, Aliens & Anarchy

My brilliant friend from way back Caleigh Fisher returns to the podcast for a psychedelic conversation ranging everywhere from her new theory of cosmogenesis to UFO sightings to potential futures for the human species and lots, lots more...! To start learning magick now, check out our free guided meditation at https://start.magick.me


Ep. 133: Dr. Ralph Abraham on the Mathematics of Extremism

Dr. Ralph Abraham—one of the inventors of chaos mathematics—returns to the podcast to discuss his recent work on mathematical modelling of the bifurcation of American society and the rise of extremism due to social media. A profoundly excellent episode with one of our all-time most requested guests! To start learning magick now, check out our free guided meditation at: https://start.magick.me


Ep. 132: Mitch Horowitz: Uncertain Places

Mitch Horowitz returns to the podcast to discuss his new book Uncertain Places, and the conversation turns to the war in Ukraine, online Quislings, looming totalitarianism, Anton LaVey, cognitive freedom and lots more. And excellent conversation and chance to catch up with a friend. To start learning magick now, check out our free guided meditation at https://start.magick.me


Ep. 131: Greg Kaminsky

This week’s guest is Greg Kaminsky, accomplished author and godfather of occult podcasting. His highly popular and celebrated show Occult of Personality has been running for over 16 years and explores a wide range of esoteric subjects through conversation with experts and figureheads of the occult. In this episode, Greg and Jason get to dive deep into achieving nondual awareness, the Western Esoteric tradition, the hurdles and lessons of their own spiritual paths, and much, much more. This...