DoseNation 06: DMT Fact and Fiction
Jake and James discuss DMT lore, DMT experiences, and the world of belief built around this unique substance. This is a previously unreleased episode because the audio volume on Jake's microphone is very low in the second half of the show, but you can still hear him. Our apologies for the technical difficulties.
14 Aug 2013
DoseNation 17: Rak Razam
Rak Razam joins us to talk about the release of his film 'Aya: Awakenings', premiering at the MAPS Psychedelic Science conference this week. We discuss Australian subculture, ayahuasca tourism, smoked 5-Me0-DMT EEG scanning, film making, and more. Be sure to check out Aya: Awakenings at aya-awakenings.com, Aya: A Shamanic Odyssey on Amazon.com, the In a Perfect World Podcast, and Rak Razam's other work at RakRazam.com.
18 Apr 2013
DoseNation 23: Mysticism and Consciousness
Our hosts discuss DoseNation business and their individual fields of study. Topics include mysticism, monastic spirituality, the spiritual traditions of the West, the science of consciousness, cultural programming, brainwashing, and more. Support DoseNation by liking our page on Facebook or subscribing to the podcast in iTunes or via our RSS feed at DoseNation.com.
19 Jun 2013
DoseNation 22: R.U. Sirius
The legendary R.U. Sirius joins us to talk about his latest book, "Timothy Leary's Trip Through Time", and many amazing details about Leary's life. Plus discussions about hippies, punk, LSD, underground publishing, Reality Hackers, High Frontiers, and the lore around the greatest magazine ever published, Mondo 2000. Be sure to check out Timothy Leary's Trip Through Time at timothyleary.org and contribute to the discussion with R.U. Sirius at The Well.
6 Jun 2013
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James Kent continues his journey through the dark side of psychedelics and discusses the perils of underground research, disinformation, the power of the paranormal, the allures of the New Age, Terence McKenna, Psychedelic Illuminations, a personal DMT Elf study, and case study number four in the ongoing collection of existential psychedelic tragedies.
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James Kent continues a discussion on Psychosis, Psychotic Episodes, and Psychedelic Philosophy, then deconstructs Albert Hofmann's famous Bicycle Day trip and reconsiders Hofmann's parting words in "LSD My Problem Child".
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DoseNation 7 of 10 - Undun
James Kent continues his look back through the dark side of psychedelics. Topics include integrating psychedelics into the mainstream, psychedelic marketing, a history of bad ideas, analysis of Huxley's valve theory, and shocking case studies of psychedelic misadventure.
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DoseNation 5 of 10 - Mr. Wonderworld
James Kent continues exploring the darker side of psychedelics with discussions of pseudoscience, delusional reality, ketamine, paranoia, psychosis, and the inability to realize when your own sanity is in danger. Includes interview with special guest D.M. Turner, featuring Elizabeth Gips.
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DoseNation 2 of 10 - The Unravelling
James Kent continues to wind down DoseNation as he discusses Psychedelic Prohibition, the Legitimization of Psychedelics, Psychedelic Myths, Party Culture, Psychotic Episodes, and shares a Startling Personal Revelation from the past.
26 Sep 2016
DoseNation 6 of 10 - The Master
James Kent continues his look at the darker side of psychedelics and discusses bad psychedelic memes, the new age fascination with gurus, the myth of shamanism, problems with ayahuasca, and tragic misadventures in ayahuasca tourism.
23 Mar 2017
Podcast Special - RIP Alexander Shulgin
Hosts Jake Kettle and James Kent talk about the death of Alexander Shulgin, the Shulgin Research Foundation, and James' recent visit to the Shulgin farm. To support the Shulgin family please visit ShulginResearch.org
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DoseNation 31: Patrick Archie, Stereognosis
Dr. Patrick Archie M.D. joins us to talk about his musical project, Stereognosis, which blends breakbeats with middle-eastern string instrumentation and hand drumming to create acoustic trance music. He also talks about cancer research and his recent article, "Music-based interventions in palliative cancer care". Be sure to check out Stereognosis LIVE at the Alberta Rose Theater in Portland, OR, on August 29th, 2003. Go to Stereognosis.com for details and links to music and videos.
28 Aug 2013
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James Kent finishes his ten episode series with an extended episode discussing mushroom legalization, jumping on psychedelics, suicide, MKULTRA, psychosis, and the darkest of all psychedelic mythology, conspiracy theories. A special final episode of DoseNation with bonus content and extra musical cameos.
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DoseNation 9 of 10 - Torture Chamber
James Kent continues his journey into the dark side of psychedelics and discusses topics including psychotic breaks, microdosing, Nicholas Sand, the Brotherhood of Eternal Love, John Griggs, and a list of grizzly psychedelic murders too horrible to believe.
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James Kent, Tye Miller, and Hila discuss the pros and cons of common metaphors for the psychedelic experience. Topics include the hero's journey, heroic doses, interpersonal vs mythic journeys, Jesus, manifestations of the psyche, Carl Jung, archetypes, the collective unconscious, astrology, synchronicities, Johns Hopkins playlist, demons, horror movies, gnosticism, alchemy, viagra, Freemasons, and the occult. Plus epic feedback from a listener who battled entities and went through hell on multiple mushroom and LSD trips.
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