Episode | January 20th, 2021 | 1 hr 9 mins
philip k. dick, philosophy. literature
Phil and JF discuss the novel that would have been Philip K. Dick's magnum opus ... if he had written it.
Episode | January 6th, 2021 | 1 hr 19 mins
conspiracy, history, literature, magic
JF and Phil discuss Ishmael Reed's masterpiece of conspiracy fiction.
Episode | December 21st, 2020 | 50 mins 15 secs
cinema, comedy, metaphysics, time
In this special winter solstice release, Phil and JF discuss a memorable episode of the bizarro animated series Adventure Time.
Episode | December 9th, 2020 | 1 hr 19 mins
art, comics, memory, trickster
A discussion of Neil Gaiman and Dave McKean's 1994 graphic novel, "The Tragical Comedy or Comical Tragedy of Mr. Punch"
Episode | November 25th, 2020 | 1 hr 7 mins
art, ecstasy, literature
JF and Phil talk art and ecstasy in this episode on Arthur Machen's aesthetic treatise, "Hieroglyphics".
Episode | November 11th, 2020 | 1 hr 23 mins
Phil and JF discuss E.T.A. Hoffmann's classic tale of weird horror and Sigmund Freud's treatment of it in a famous essay.
Episode | October 28th, 2020 | 1 hr 16 mins
film, horror, religion
JF and Phil discuss the 1973 masterpiece of folk horror cinema.
Episode | October 14th, 2020 | 1 hr 19 mins
archetypes, divination, tarot
Phil and JF discuss the third major arcana of the traditional tarot deck.
Episode | September 30th, 2020 | 1 hr 18 mins
david lynch, film
JF and Phil take a joy ride into the dark heart David Lynch's surreal 1997 film.
Episode | September 16th, 2020 | 1 hr 29 mins
divination, i ching
Phil and JF discuss the great Chinese oracle.
Episode | September 2nd, 2020 | 1 hr 17 mins
JF and Phil discuss M. John Harrison's masterpiece of weird fiction.
Episode | August 19th, 2020 | 1 hr 17 mins
Phil and JF discuss the Neoplatonism of Radiohead and the dark side of Beat culture, as revealed on Broadway.
Episode | August 5th, 2020 | 1 hr 4 mins
art, decadence, music, prophecy
JF and Phil discuss decadence and vision in Nina Simone's rendition of "Lilac Wine" and Ghostface Killah's "Underwater."
Episode | July 22nd, 2020 | 1 hr 13 mins
entities, nonfiction, paranormal
Phil and JF discuss John Keel's classic work of weird nonfiction.
Episode | July 8th, 2020 | 1 hr 8 mins
archetypes, literature, occult, tarot
JF and Phil discuss the figure of the Fool in the tarot, society, and literature.
Episode | June 24th, 2020 | 1 hr 18 mins
epistemology, henri bergson, metaphysics
Phil and JF discuss Henri Bergson's 1903 essay, "Introduction to Metaphysics."