Speaker: Erik L. Arneson

Guest Appearance: The Cosmic Keys Podcast

I really enjoyed being on The Cosmic Keys Podcast with Dan and Scarlet! Here’s how they described this episode. Dan and Scarlet open the episode with an astrology and Tarot forecast for the week of April 1, 2019 to April 7, 2019, followed by an interview with the host of My Alchemical Bromance, Erik Arneson…. Read more »

EP 49 – The Magician and the Fool

EP 49 - The Magician and the Fool

In this episode, Erik interviews the hosts of The Magician and the Fool Podcast, Janus and Dominic. They dive right into what it means to be a magician, but the conversation explores Renaissance magic, the Greek Magical Papyri, Norse mythology, and Pittsburgh. How do the Magician and the Fool relate to the Trickster? We explore… Read more »

EP 48 – Sewing and Ritual Magic with Andrew Watt

In this episode, Erik is joined by Andrew B. Watt of Wanderings in the Labrynth. They discuss textile arts, such as sewing and weaving, and how those intersect with ritual magic, enchantment, and the creation of talismans. Andrew also wrote the Neo-Orphic Hymns, a set of planetary prayers inspired by Thomas Taylor’s translations of the… Read more »

EP 47 – Sumerian Magic with Vanessa Kindell

Vanessa Kindell joins us this episode. She is a writer and contributor to the Peacock Goat Review and a Sumerian witch. She talks to us about reconstructing Sumerian and Babylonian religious practices and integrating them into her modern magical work, but we really dig into the nature of Sumerian religion and the details of their… Read more »

EP 46 – An Exploration of the Soul

In this episode, Erik explores various interpretations and explanations of the soul in the wake of the death of his 19 year-old cat, Kublai Khan. This episode is personal, but hopefully it provides food for thought. Links The Immortal Body in Hermeticism Timaeus by Plato The Nine Parts of the Human Soul According to Ancient… Read more »

Guest Appearance: Erik on the Alexxcast on “Eyes Wide Shut”

Erik was on episode 300K of the Alexxcast to discuss Stanley Kubrick’s last film, “Eyes Wide Shut,” released in 1999. The movie stars Nicole Kidman and Tom Cruise in a bizarre, sex-fueled story through secret societies, mystery, and marital problems. Alexx Bollen interviews Erik about the movie — not because Erik was in the movie,… Read more »

EP 45 – Taylor Bell, Wandering in the Moonlight

In this episode Erik interviews Taylor Bell, writer, occultist, Tarot creator, and contributor to Charm the Water’s new occult periodical, The Peacock Goat Review. We discuss Taylor’s experience writing and copyediting for the PGR and his work on his upcoming Tarot decks. We also discuss the group lunar initiation ritual that Erik and Taylor took… Read more »

Guest Appearance: Erik on the Six of Swords

Erik was in a long-form interview (almost 4 hours!) on the Six of Swords podcast with OccultFan (AKA Nathan Lee). They talk about pretty much everything, including cartoons! Check out the extensive show notes!

EP 44 – Dan Attrell and the Apocalypse of Joachim of Fiore

Dan Attrell joins Erik for a conversation about his paper, “For 1,260 Days They’ll Prophesy in Sackcloth: Joachim of Fiore’s Apocalypse, Temporalization, and Franciscan Spirituality.” This is a complex topic, revolving around the ways in which Joachim of Fiore’s understanding of apocalyptic visions changed the way we looked at history and time. The topic is… Read more »

EP 43 – MABCon 2018 – Brewing and Tasting

Finally, the latest MABCon episode! This year, back in October, Matt and Erik got together for MABCon. They visited breweries, visited conferences, and drank some beers. This is definitely a beer-heavy episode. Also we have questions about the Mikkeller Running Club. Most of this episode is a conversation between Matt and Erik over the brew… Read more »