Today we feature another addition to our Psychedelic Café series. This time exploring what art means and what the meaning of art might become in a growing era of ai generated art-like images flooding the mindspace of humanity through consumptive digital media channels. Our guests are Autumn Skye, Simon Haiduk, Evan Bartholomew (aka Bluetech), Martina Hoffman, Chor Boogie, Dan De Santos, and Micheal Phillip.
Mason and Ramaekers are on the show to discuss the effects of psilocybin on creativity and the role creativity plays in mental health.
We feature Eve and Yaegon on the show to talk about the transformative power of music, theater and dance in the context of ancient technologies, mythology, and magic. We also share a thoroughly grounded discussion about cultural appropriation, the history of domination across cultures, the challenge of being a successful woman in a sexist industry, and the life-giving potentials of monogamous partnership.
James Oroc’s first book, Tryptamine Palace, is a quintessential read for those interested in psychedelic philosophy. It presents his theories on reality, God, quantum mechanics and 5-MeO-DMT that are present in Tryptamine Palace. In this interview, we scratch the surface of those theories but advance beyond the Tryptamine Palace and explore the topics of his most recent book, The New Psychedelic Revolution — the rich history of visionary art, modern festival culture, the rising popularity of 5-MeO-DMT, and his psychedelic philosophies on the nature of mind.
As the technology of virtual reality continues to progress, it is important that we look beyond the uses gaming companies, Facebook, and Samsung will develop it for. What happens when the capacity to build a completely immersive and convince alternate reality lands in the hands of visionary artists and shamanic healers?
So what if I told you that the commonality in my mornings was the challenge of laziness and subtle self-defeat and that the rarity…