Season 8 so far (started February 2022)

S8-E22 – Nondual Shamanism-Matthew T Baker

S8-E22 – Nondual Shamanism-Matthew T Baker

Please welcome my guest on this week’s episode, Matthew Thomas Baker, who holds an MBA in creative writing, a Master in psychology and counselling an has not only been the educational leader of an innovative High School for the Arts for approximately 25 years but also...

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S8-E21 – Nocturnal Art-Richard Gavin

S8-E21 – Nocturnal Art-Richard Gavin

One of the greatest and world famous writers of Dark Fiction, or Weird Fiction, or whatever the genre may be called across the planet, Richard Gavin, returns to the show. But while we talked exactly about that type of literature he writes, about his life and backround...

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S8-E20 – Finnish Occultism-Vesa Iitti

S8-E20 – Finnish Occultism-Vesa Iitti

Welcome to the Secrets of the Occult Tradition of Finland! In this episode, Rudolf speaks to Vesa Iitti, one of the authors of an astonishing book on Finnish Occultism, its history, which is about a hundred years old, just like the young state of Finland. And...

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S8-E19 – The Power of Otherness-Frater Barrabbas

S8-E19 – The Power of Otherness-Frater Barrabbas

My guest this week is the author of several books on magic, Qabalah and witchcraft and his blog has been on my personal reading list for quite some time now. He had stopped blogging some time ago, and when I noticed he had restarted publishing new entries I decided to...

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S8-E17 – To Dream or Not to Dream-Gary Lachman

S8-E17 – To Dream or Not to Dream-Gary Lachman

DON'T MISS IN THIS EPISODE THE SHORT TALK I HAD WITH KAREL MCCOY, JAKE STRATTON-KENT'S GIRLFRIEND, ABOUT HIS ACTUAL HEALTH SITUATION AND THEIR NEWS - starts at 10:24My guest this week is again someone who really does not need to be introduced in detail, as it is very...

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S8-E16 – Ancient Egypt in you-Naomi Ozaniec

S8-E16 – Ancient Egypt in you-Naomi Ozaniec

Today's guest is Naomi Ozaniec, who - as we will learn in the first part of the interview - ist not only deeply involved in ancient Kemetic "religion", but also a specialist in Chakras, the Tarot and Meditation. She also runs a school duly named "The House of Life" in...

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S8-E15 – Women and the Occult-Mary K Greer

S8-E15 – Women and the Occult-Mary K Greer

ONLY SHORT SHOW-NOTES STILL FOR THIS EPISODE,NEXT WEEK FULL NOTES SHOULD BE BACK! This week I am happy and honoured to welcome once again one of those great "Tarot Ladies" on Thoth Hermes, Mary K. Greer. It is a pleasure to talk to her about her vast experience in the...

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S8-E14 – Spirits and Plants-Wolf Dieter Storl

S8-E14 – Spirits and Plants-Wolf Dieter Storl

ONLY SHORT SHOW-NOTES FOR THIS AND THE COMING TWO EPISODES My guest today is a very special man - Wolf DIeter Storl is cultural anthropologist, ethnobotanist and book author. At the age of eleven, he moved with his parents from his native Germany to rural Ohio, where...

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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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S8-E10 – Peladan!-Sasha Chaitow

S8-E10 – Peladan!-Sasha Chaitow

Please welcome my guest of this week, scholar and visual artist Sasha Chaitow who takes us on a journey to France during the 2nd half of the 19th century where quite a few mesmerizing persona of the occult revival era can be found, Gérard Encausse (“Papus”), Stanislas...

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S8-E9 – Mental Internet-Terje G. Simonsen

S8-E9 – Mental Internet-Terje G. Simonsen

It has been part of the Mission Statement for the Thoth Hermes Podcast since its beginnings that the serious discussion of paranormal phenomena like precogntion, telepathy and clairvoyance shall be part of our subjects. But we have never treated the paranormal as such...

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S8-Special Episode 2 – The other protagonist-Ronnie Pontiac

S8-Special Episode 2 – The other protagonist-Ronnie Pontiac


Do you remember the wonderful talk with Tamra Lucid we had on S/ E18 back in January, about her really lovely book on Manly P Hall and the 8o's around him in L.A.
Well, ny guest today on this second Special Anniversary Episode is Ronnie Pontiac. He is many things at...

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S8-E8 – Pansophers-Samuel Robinson-Ian H Gladwin

S8-E8 – Pansophers-Samuel Robinson-Ian H Gladwin

Please welcome my guests this week – yes, two of them – practitioner, author and creator of the website www.pansophers.com Samuel Robinson and his companion and co-creator Ian H. Gladwin as it is a really wonderful occasion to talk to both of them at the same time...

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S8-E7 – Bavarian Illuminati-Jon E. Graham

S8-E7 – Bavarian Illuminati-Jon E. Graham

This Sunday, my guest is Jon E. Graham who has translated numerous books from French into English one of which will be the main subject of this week’s episode, ‘The Bavarian Illuminati: The Rise and Fall of the World's Most Secret Society’ being available in English...

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S8-E6 – Occult Imperium-Chris Giudice

S8-E6 – Occult Imperium-Chris Giudice

Today it is a huge pleasure to have someone back on air who already featured an earlier episode in 2019. Chris Guidice is a well-known scholar - but by no means an ‘armchair magician’ - having earned an MA in Western Esoteric Tradition at the University of Exeter and...

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S8-E5 – Translating Agrippa-Eric Purdue

S8-E5 – Translating Agrippa-Eric Purdue

My guest this Sunday is someone whose name might ring a bell with many of our listeners out there, it’s author, practitioner, Lucumi initiate and astrologer Eric Purdue who just published a brand new translation of Agrippa’s ‘Three Books of Occult Philosophy’ in fall...

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S8-E4 – Machine Intelligence-Luke Lafitte

S8-E4 – Machine Intelligence-Luke Lafitte

Luke Lafitte, J.D., Ph.D., is a trial attorney, American history teacher, a Christian mystic, and co-founder of Dead White Zombies, an award-winning theater group in Dallas, Texas. Partner in a leading law firm in Dallas, he is the author of the three-volume series...

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S8-E3 – Pluto, Sacred Geometry and more-John Michael Greer

S8-E3 – Pluto, Sacred Geometry and more-John Michael Greer

In this episode, I have the pleasure to welcome a guest who really doesn’t need any introduction anymore, activist, author and practitioner of the occult arts, John Michael Greer who has been on the show several times in the past. Our focus will be on John Michael’s...

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S8-E2 – North American Templars-William Mann

S8-E2 – North American Templars-William Mann

My guest of this episode is William F. Mann, who has been a freemason for 30 years and written several books, part of them non-fiction, part of them fiction but nearly all of them revolving around Masonic history and concepts. William was born in the 1950s and from an...

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S8-E1 – The Myth of LaVey-Carl Abrahamsson

S8-E1 – The Myth of LaVey-Carl Abrahamsson

Please welcome my guest this week who has not only written a widely-known book called ‘Occulture: The Unseen Forces That Drive Culture Forward’ but is also able to draw on an extensive personal experience with a colourful persona who is the main focus of his soon to...

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