The Liminalist # 19: Onions & Brown Rice (with James Howard Kunstler)

Second part of a crossover conversation with James Howard Kunstler (part one here), on Seen & Not Seen and magical thinking, the Jiminy Crickett syndrome, a threshold moment in US history, de-industrialization in the 1970s, trying to get something for nothing, legalization of gambling, entitlement and comfort, being fed on fantasy, living inside an I-phone, …

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The Liminalist # 18: The Limits of Reason (with Doug Lain)

Discussing with long-time sparring ally Doug Lain the CIA’s co-opting the modern art movement, flooding the cultural field as a means to drown out independent artists, poisoning the well, creating the criteria for aesthetic judgment, breaking with representational forms of art, Budd Hopkins-as-modern-artist, CIA’s funding of the far left, movies & the CIA, what it means …

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The Liminalist # 17.5: The Land of the Devils (with Louis Proud)

Part two of a searching dialogue with Louis Proud on the difficulties of being a paranormal researcher/writer; also on astral technology, Joe Fisher and the siren call of hungry ghosts, channeled material & audience-manipulating entities, Strieber’s The Key, using esoterica to make life more interesting, Louis’ school experience & childhood memories, Jasun’s getting armored up for …

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The Liminalist # 17: This Property is Condemned (with Louis Proud)

Part one of two-part conversation with the taciturn Louis Proud, on Prisoner of Infinity, Dark Intrusions and Rodney Ascher, Whitley Strieber and writing as a way to control the unconscious, Robert Louis Stephenson’s Brownies, a Faustian bargain with the entities of the unconscious, the million dollar question about imaginal beings, autonomous fragments of the psyche, the …

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The Liminalist # 16.5: The Red End of the Animal (with Neil Kramer)

Part two of a candid dialogue with Neil Kramer, on meth-head living without the meth, Neil’s racial ideas, Jasun’s path of disillusionment, how the 2nd matrix was built, speaking to newcomers, Neil’s reasons for doing Red Ice, the deterioration of information in the Alternate Perceptions Community,  mainstreaming the underground, shrinking audiences, the fate of Ufology, …

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The Liminalist # 16: Being Neil Kramer

Part one of conversation with philosopher for living Neil Kramer, on laying down the terms of engagement, what this podcast is (for), personal development within the underground mainstream, Neil’s audience, the Kramer canvas, the inspiration of action, the life of a consulting philosopher, the death of the publishing industry, Neil’s idea of a successful day, …

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The Liminalist # 15.5: The Non-Negotiable Nature of Reality (w/ Mark Ehrman)

Part two of talk with Getting Out author Mark Ehrman, on fighting for the right to withdraw, rendering unto Caesar, hashtag robots, the Je Suis Charlie lockstep, how to defeat the opposition, nurturing independent thought, deconstructing conspiracy, getting past projection, instinctive perception management, the continuum of inner and outer, chasing quantum particles, leaving language-based reality, …

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The Liminalist # 15: The Life of an Asymptote, or: “Accept the Mystery!” (with Mark Ehrman)

First part of a massive but unmissable journey into high strangeness culture with Liminalist listener Mark Ehrman, on The Source documentary, prepping for the end times, Mark’s Getting Out: Your Guide to Leaving America, the geographical cure, Jewish childhood horror stories, the US and trauma, the Bush years and US exodus, Chatwin’s Song Lines, nomadism …

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The Liminalist # 14: Fields of Being (with Alexandra Bal)

Artwork by Alex Bal Conversation with Alexandra Bal, Aspergerian author, on highly sensitive people, sensory processing as central to diagnosis of autism and ADHD, changing environment/changing symptoms, what’s communicated through space, a spectrum of reactions to the environment, the disability movement and genealogy, the poisons of war, Genesis as propaganda for psychic split, a prohibition …

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The Liminalist # 13.5: The Ancestral Mainline (with Paul Levy)

Part two of a conversation with Paul Levy, on dissociation and the shamanic journey, becoming like the abuser, Jasun as poisoner container for his brother, intentional dissociation, spiritual bypassing, Jasun’s shamanic apprenticeship in Guatemala, the wounded healer, clearing out the body for the psyche to land, the purpose of ritual, Paul’s super-power, energetic empathy and shadow …

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The Liminalist # 13: Rock Bottom (w/ Paul Levy)

Part one of a two-part conversation with Paul Levy, author of The Madness of King George and Dispelling Wetiko, on Paul’s close encounter with “absolute evil,” his father as portal, “evil” as field-phenomena, disintegration and the function of the dark side, the pitfalls of moral terminology, psychic entities, “evil” as a trigger word, New Age de-emphasis …

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The Liminalist # 12: Don’t Trust the Super-Genius, Parts 1 & 2 (with FrenchRadio Constellation)

Two-Part Talk with the Mystery Man behind the Mystery Music of French Radio Constellation; first part is the highlights ~ on keeping  a low profile, instant composition, voice distortion, David Lynch music, altered states of consciousness and creativity, zen meditation and The Zone, no free lunch, house renovating as meditation, exploring  the space between, the …

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The Liminalist # 11.5: The Individuation Chamber (w/ Peter Levenda)

Part two of Jasun’s conversation with Peter Levenda, on Jimmy Savile and false individuation through violence, magical taboos, banishing the soul by desensitization, shamanically internalized violence, the serial killer as failed shaman, Jung and schizophrenic society, identification with community, Paul Bowles on the Arab unconscious, diverging psychologies, Americanism and homogeneity, “Star Trek” and colonialism, psychology disguised …

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The Liminalist # 11: Basket of Snakes (with Peter Levenda)

First part of an epic, three-hour conversation with Sinister Forces author Peter Levenda, covers the cultural dissonace of traveling, Horsley & Levenda’s alternate approaches to writing, the lens of liminality, Levenda’s knack, teenage years, political and religious awareness, writing and synchronicity, the river of Tao & the writer’s mission, endless doubt, breaking the vow of …

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The Liminalist # 10: The Greatest Thing Ever Invented (with Joseph Chilton Pearce)

Conversation with author Joseph Chilton Pearce, on life at 89, opening up to new landscapes, Matrix Warrior, adolescent enlightenment, evolving brain states, autism, the natural need for blank-eyed gazing, socialization and the perceptual filter, language as a biological implant, thinking and body pains, invading thoughts, getting lost in the Akashic records, the spell of the sensuous, …

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The Liminalist # 9.5: A Cultural Conspiracy

Part Two of conversation with Holly Grigg-Spall author of Sweetening the Pill, on transgender porn and the sex industry, fun feminism, what’s the deal with burlesque, the closing context, the effects of child abuse, normalization of abuse, torture as entertainment, Richard Dawkins’ apologia for abuse, Bryan Singer & sexual exploitation in Hollywood, living under social …

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The Liminalist # 9: Changeling Angelina (with Holly Grigg-Spall)

For those who missed it, here’s an introductory briefing on the Angelina Effect, from Zer0 Squared podcast # 3 (Jan 2015): https://boxes.nyc3.digitaloceanspaces.com/wp-content/uploads/Angelina-Effect.mp3   First part of in-depth dialogue with Holly-Grigg-Spall, author of Sweetening the Pill, on who gets to define female sexuality, Angelina Jolie’s war on cancer, PR control, the evolution from self-mutilator to earth mother, …

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The Liminalist 8.5: Don’t Count the Chicken (with Robin Hungerford)

Part two of conversation with Robin Hungerford, on the cosmic giggle, Kafka as comedy, David Foster Wallace’s suicide, recognizing hypocriticality, humor-as-defense, Woody Allen & Sebastian Horsley, the power of spontaneity, born into a hell world, body armor, laughter yoga, the inner party pooper, reductionism and language, exposing the will to power, exploring discomfort, laughter-as-social-cohesion, seeing …

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The Liminalist # 8: The Physics of Infinity (with Robin Hungerford)

First part of a very liminal conversation with performance artist Robin Hungerford, on Ted Talks, the business of dispelling illusions, message-envy, not-knowing, art-as-organic-product, dancing around vagaries, how not to define liminality, monastic life, crossing the abyss/surrendering to God, do caterpillars speak butterfly language, ceremony masters, the culture of certainty, banishing confusion, the fuzziness of language, …

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The Liminalist # 7: Chapel Perilous (with Adam Gorightly)

Exploring conspiracy lore & liminality with long-time researcher Adam Gorightly, on the spectrum of JFK assassination research, the JFK alternate reality vortex, Kerry Thornley and the dubious evidence of the Garrison investigation, David Ferrie, Clay Shaw, the three tramps, syncs-as-“evidence,” E. Howard Hunt, mixing fact and fiction, the UFO theater, how the cover-up was embedded …

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