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Substance Episodes

November 08, 2022

Frontiers of Psychedelic Therapy w/ Steve Thayer

The horizons of psychedelic supported psychotherapy are constantly being expanded and reimagined, and this weeks’ guest is at the forefront of the research and clinical trial effort. Meet Dr. Steve Thayer , co-host of the Psy...


September 27, 2022

Mushrooms & the Pursuit of Infinity w/ Josh Leonard

In 1962, Timothy Leary and Richard Alpert bridged the spiritual and psychedelic discourse, introducing the concept of reliable entheogens to the contemporary psychedelic research effort. Today’s guest, a former staunch atheis...


September 20, 2022

Consciousness in a Nutshell w/ Jay & Lindy Nelson

For many, intuition labels psychedelic experiences as threatening, knowing that character defects and shameful behaviors are bound to confront them under the influence. But what happens if we lean into that fear? What do the ...


August 08, 2022

Cannabis & Creativity: A Comedian’s Perspective w/ Gabby Jordan Brown

A 2021 Gallup poll revealed that 49% of US adults have used marijuana at least once, but what percentage of those individuals use cannabis to facilitate self-discovery, integrate difficult emotions, or enhance creative pursui...


August 01, 2022

Search for the Spirit Molecule - DMT & Prophecy in the Hebrew Bible w/ Rick Strassman

Can the release of endogenous DMT be the key to understanding the biblical prophetic experience? And how does one square modern psychedelic experiences of transcendence and mystical reality with religious conceptions of proph...


July 25, 2022

Search for the Spirit Molecule - A Clinical Study of DMT Experiences w/ Rick Strassman

Can DMT produce inherently spiritual experiences? This week we profile the work of Dr. Rick Strassman, whose seminal study on the effects of DMT set the stage for contemporary clinical psychedelic research. Rick Strassman is ...


July 18, 2022

Living in a DMT Simulation: The Intersection of Psychedelics and Science w/ Danny Goler

Could we be living in a simulated universe? Suspend your disbelief for 68 minutes as we consider the implications of what can be observed under the influence of DMT with the aid of a 650nm refractive laser, and explore a meta...


July 11, 2022

Connectors: Psychedelics as a Gateway to Mystical Experience w/ Scott Vineberg

In Tantra Yoga, the left-hand path provides a means to access deep spiritual wisdom by engaging in the use of substances and practices often considered taboo. Specifically, psychedelics like LSD, mushrooms, ayahuasca, DMT, an...