Season 8 so far (click for whole season)

S8-E13 – Discipline develops Capacity-Mark Stavish

S8-E13 – Discipline develops Capacity-Mark Stavish

ONLY SHORT INTROS FOR THIS AND THE COMING TWO EPISODES Welcome back to Mark Stavish, the Director of the Institute for Hermetic Studies, where Rudolf and he discuss the not always easay way how to enter the world of the Western Tradition. This starts by how you want...

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S8-E12 – Literary Tarot-Thea Wirsching

S8-E12 – Literary Tarot-Thea Wirsching

My guest of this week is LA based scholar, tarot specialist, practicing astrologer and the author of ‘The American Renaissance Tarot’, Thea Wirsching. Calling herself ‘Pluto babe’ on her website, Thea will shed some light on the origin of this nickname and on her...

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S8-E11 – Work Thyself-Rawn Clark

S8-E11 – Work Thyself-Rawn Clark

This episode’s guest is someone who rarely gives interviews so it is an exceptional pleasure to welcome Rawn Clark who also practices what he preaches and since starting in the 1990s has written quite a large number of influential books on meditation, healing, and...

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Season 7 (click for whole season)

S7-E24 – Magic, Practice and Language-Patrick Dunn

S7-E24 – Magic, Practice and Language-Patrick Dunn

Please welcome my guest this week, a linguist with a PhD in literature, practitioner of the esoteric arts and author of no less than five books on occult topics, Patrick Dunn. Patrick has been interested in reality’s hidden layers from a pretty young age on and...

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S7-E23 – Energies-Peter Mark Adams

S7-E23 – Energies-Peter Mark Adams

Please welcome my guest of today’s episode, energy work specialist, solitary practitioner of Eastern and Western traditions, martial artist and author Peter Mark Adams. Just a few weeks ago Peter published a book with Inner Traditions and the title is ‘The Power of...

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S7-E22 – Celestial Intelligences-Greg Kaminsky

S7-E22 – Celestial Intelligences-Greg Kaminsky

This week’s guest is probably no stranger to you all and he is certainly not to me! Please welcome my friend whose former co-host I had the pleasure to be, Harvard graduate with a Master in Medieval Studies, host and producer of the long-running podcast ‘Occult of...

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Season 6 (click for whole season)

S6-E14 – Heka and your life-Mogg Morgan

S6-E14 – Heka and your life-Mogg Morgan

My guest in this show, dubbed a ‘respected literary catalyst’, or, as I myself call him, the 'art director of occultism', Mogg Morgan, is not only CEO of publishing house Mandrake of Oxford and a prolific author of quite a few books on Egyptian and especially Setian...

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S6-E13 – Living Death-Diana Kreikamp

S6-E13 – Living Death-Diana Kreikamp

Please welcome my guest of this episode, visual artist, initiate and author, Diana Kreikamp who has published an amazing book, ‘Amduat – The Great Awakening’ just two months ago with Mandrake. Diana was fascinated by the divine from very early childhood on as she...

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S6-E12 – Magic or Masonry?-Stewart Clelland

S6-E12 – Magic or Masonry?-Stewart Clelland

My guest in this episode is author and scholar Stewart Clelland who recently published a book, ‘The Green Book of the Élus Coëns’, which reflects the main topic of this episode, the very particular ‘Order of Knight-Masons Elect Priests of the Universe’, the Élus...

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Season 5 (click for whole season)

S5-E9 – Dark Fiction and more-Richard Gavin

S5-E9 – Dark Fiction and more-Richard Gavin

AS PROMISED, AN INTERVIEW-ONLY EPISODE TODAY! I recorded this lovely talk with Canadian author RICHARD GAVIN back in September 2020, at the occasion of the release of his book "Grotesquerie". And it is MUCH MORE than an author talking about his books - we speak about...

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S5-E8 – Witchy Scholar-Amy Hale

S5-E8 – Witchy Scholar-Amy Hale

In this episode, Rudolf talks about a wide variety of aspects of being a scholar and an active esotericist, politics and the Occult, about Art and occultism, etc. to AMY HALE She is an Anthropologist and Folklorist specializing in modern Cornwall and contemporary...

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S5-E7 – The Divine Feminine-Georgia van Raalte

S5-E7 – The Divine Feminine-Georgia van Raalte

She is certainly one of the most interesting young voices in the field of Occultism and Rudolf is very happy to welcome  GEORGIA VAN RAALTE in this Episode!   Georgia van Raalte is an academic, author, and Priestess of Babalon. She is a PhD candidate at the...

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Season 4 (click for whole season)

S4-E24 – The Conquering Twin-Tomas Vincente

S4-E24 – The Conquering Twin-Tomas Vincente

The Cover of Tomas Vincente's book THE FACELESS GOD (Theion Publishing)In this "Season Finale" there is not only a finale, but also a premiere! This is the first time that Dr. Tomas Vincente, author of the book "The Faceless God", has agreed to appear on a podcast,...

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S4-E23 – Living Philosophy-Gary Lachman

S4-E23 – Living Philosophy-Gary Lachman

Even though GARY LACHMAN has already appeared in three episodes on our podcast, we never did that full interview with him (He spoke to us about Colin Wilson in that Episode 10 in our first season in August 2017, and twice on presentations of conferences he took part...

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S4-E22 – Tantra and Chaos-Phil Hine

S4-E22 – Tantra and Chaos-Phil Hine

Portrait of PHIL HINE by Asa MedhurstRudolf's guest in this new episode is PHIL HINE. Get ready for a nice Northern English accent  Phil is an independent researcher and author. A former editor of Chaos International, he was the co-creator and editor (with Rodney...

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Season 3 (click for whole season)

Occulture Pickings

Occulture Pickings

From October 31st to November 3rd, 2019, the second edition of OCCULTURE BERLIN took place, this year at the Anomalie Art Club. Everybody was already full of praise about the 2018 edition, but this year the organizers went even further and created an exciting and...

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S3-E12 – Czech Hermetics

S3-E12 – Czech Hermetics

ASTRID HASZPRUNAROVA is a Spiritual Artist, Tarot Reader and Translator, now based in the heart of Europe, who started her spiritual journey many years ago in London. As a Tarot Reader and Occult Consultant, she cooperated with many reputable institutions over the...

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S3-E11 – Nick Farrell

S3-E11 – Nick Farrell

One of today's most important representatives of Ceremonial Magic (and more) on Episode 11: NICK FARRELL Nick Farrell was born 1965 in the UK. His family moved to New Zealand when he was six montsh old and at the age of three he started to suffer from terrifying...

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Season 2 (click for whole season)

S2-E10 – Carl Abrahamsson

S2-E10 – Carl Abrahamsson

   I have called Carl Abrahamsson a "Swedish Renaissance Man of the 21st century". In fact, he is not only occultist and author, but also film director, musician, publisher etc. In his book "Occulture" which was published last year, Carl makes a wonderful...

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S2-E9 – Lee Gerrard-Barlow

S2-E9 – Lee Gerrard-Barlow

   Lee Gerrard-Barlow has over 20 years of experience in the Ancient Mystery Traditions, working with Trance states , meditation , magical and Yoga based practices . He is an experienced lecturer ,a seminar leader and the Premier Trainer for ISI/CNV...

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S2-E8 – Tobias Churton 2

S2-E8 – Tobias Churton 2

This episode is the second of three "interview-only" episodes published this month. That means, just the interview with just a short intro by Rudolf, no news, no reviews. This week Rudolf welcomes back a guest who a year ago was very warmly received by all of you:...

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Season 1 (click for whole season)

S1-E12 – Dolores Ashcroft-Nowicki

S1-E12 – Dolores Ashcroft-Nowicki

Dolores Ashcroft-Nowicki is one of the most respected and experienced esoteric practitioners currently at work in the British Isles and beyond. Dolores was born in Channel Island of Jersey off the coast of France, where she still lives with her husband. She was...

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S1-E11 – Carroll Poke Runyon

S1-E11 – Carroll Poke Runyon

Carroll Poke Runyon describes himself as a Gentleman of the Old School which he defines as: One who recites classical poetry to heartless beauties while wrestling alligators. He has lived out his Neo-Romantic philosophy as a Captain in the Green Berets, a student of...

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S1-E10 – Oberon Zell

S1-E10 – Oberon Zell

Oberon Zell describes himself as a wizard, and this to him means that he is a kind of mentor, teacher, professor. He tells us in this extensive interview about his early childhood, when he thought that everyone had the gifts that he had... Soon he discovered that this...

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