Episode | September 13th, 2023 | 1 hr 19 mins
angelology, art, cybernetics, religion, technology
Phil and JF discuss the fourteenth arcanum, traditionally known as Temperance.
Episode | September 8th, 2023 | 51 mins 6 secs
aesthetics, bonus episodes, creativity, technology
Another Patreon bonus, released for your listening pleasure as we prepare the first episode of the new season, which begins on September 13th.
Episode | May 10th, 2023 | 1 hr 17 mins
christianity, hermeticism, mysticism, super fly, tarot, technology
JF and Phil discuss the seventh major trump of the tarot, the Chariot.
Episode 127: Leaving the Mechanical Dollhouse: On Abeba Birhane's "The Impossibility of Automating Ambiguity"
Episode | July 6th, 2022 | 1 hr 16 mins
artificial intelligence, ethics, metaphysics, politics, science fiction, technology
JF and Phil discuss Abeba Birhane's essay on the ethical, psychological, and political cost of universal automation.
Episode | May 18th, 2022 | 39 mins 53 secs
metaphysics, miracles, science, spirals, technology
A free Patreon episode exploring more of the affordances of a spiral universe.
Episode | February 16th, 2022 | 1 hr 28 mins
cinema, philosophy, science fiction, technology
JF and Phil discuss philosophical ideas in Ridley Scott's 1982 film.
Episode | December 22nd, 2021 | 1 hr 21 mins
art, paranormal, photography, spiritualism, technology
Phil and JF talk spiritualism and photography to American artist and paranormal researcher Shannon Taggart.
Episode | June 23rd, 2021 | 1 hr 51 secs
aesthetics, literature, modernity, technology
Phil and JF discuss Jun'ichirō Tanizaki's meditation on the aesthetics of darkness.
Episode | August 14th, 2019 | 1 hr 2 mins
capitalism, consumer culture, occult, technology
Phil and JF discuss Gibson's masterwork of speculative naturalism.
Episode | May 22nd, 2019 | 1 hr 7 mins
cybernetics, technology, utopia
A wide-ranging conversation on technology, utopia, and the ethics of cybernetics.