Second part of conversation with John Cussans
Part One: The Game of Othering (0 – 20 mins)
Breaking the pattern of secrecy, Jonathan Lethem , Phillip K. Dick, & the game of othering, zones of encounter, the unavowable community, turning a page in a Dick book, mirror neurons, affinity groups, unfinished articulations, kindred spirits, sleepers on a mission, getting established, Erik Davis, betraying secrets.
Part Two: Working on A Mystery (20 mins – 45 mins)
Undead Uprising, an insurrectionary grimoire, politics of academia, Foucault’s neo-gnostic conspiracy, antichristian Marxism, fear of blacklisting, the occult rabbit hole, accelerated coincidence, the ancestral, George Hodel & the Black Dahlia, meaningful anomalies, working on a mystery, Man Ray, art & murder, dead fashion girl, criminals and royals.
Part Three: Society of the Spectacle (45 mins to end)
Hollywood occult conspiracy, Frankfurt School, society of the spectacle, a red pill moment, cultural Marxism, a dialogue about control, Room 237, levels of over-reading, an ideology-free zone, a parallel dimension to the ideological battleground, CIA-promoting Foucault, Walter Benjamin, cannabis & Satanism promotion,