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EP 30 – Monism, Dualism, and Backpacking

Happy birthday, Matt! Erik went to visit Matt over his birthday weekend, and we celebrated with brewery visits, beer tasting, hiking in the woods, and a good old philosophical discussion. In this episode, please join us as we go on a long adventure around Gig Harbor, Tacoma, and Olympia, discussing the differences between monism and… Read more »

EP 21 – Return to Wayfinder

In this episode, Matt and Erik return to Wayfinder Brewing, exactly one year after their last visit. Things have changed a lot! We discuss the beer, occultism in popular culture, and esoteric influences on brewing. The Beers From Wayfinder: Polybius Pale Ale Pils Project #2 Hidden Hand Black Lager Mindstürm Hefeweizen Oathbreaker Saison Hats off… Read more »

EP 20 – MABcon Brewing

In this MABcon episode, Matt and Erik brew a beer! If you’re a homebrewer, you will enjoy getting some of Matt’s tips and experience. He’s been brewing for a long time and has experience as the brewmaster of a successful microbrewery. We do an all grain brew of a trippel. This episode also features Erik… Read more »

EP 19 – MABcon and Twin Peaks

In this MABcon episode, the gang takes a field trip to visit Twin Peaks locations. Then we talk about Twin Peaks! Then we talk about Oklahomans, the post-job economy, and more Twin Peaks! Please join us for MABcon 2017! Location The Twin Peaks locations we visited were in North Bend and Snoqualmie Falls, Washington. We… Read more »

Episode 14 – PuckerFest with Matt and Erik

Matt and Erik at Puckerfest

In this episode, Matt and Erik go to Puckerfest at Belmont Station. Puckerfest is an annual celebration of wild and sour ales. In this episode, we also reveal that the Esoteric Book Conference isn’t happening in 2017. Sad face! The Beers This is just a list of all the beers, not necessarily who’s in charge… Read more »

Episode 12 – The Summer Solstice Episode

This episode has an all-star cast! Matt, Erik, and Joey are joined by Nate Neff and Amy Anthony. We celebrate the Summer Solstice by drinking beers and talking about how things have changed since we started the podcast. Perhaps the most interesting conversation in this episode is when we share stories of growing up in… Read more »

Episode 04 part 2 – Interview with Chuck Dunning

This is part 2 of our interview with C.R. “Chuck” Dunning, Jr., author of “Contemplative Masonry: Basic Applications of Mindfulness, Meditation, and Imagery for the Craft.”

Episode 03 – Erik and Matt on Ceremonial Magic

On Erik’s nth birthday, he and Matt visit a few breweries in Portland to taste some brews and talk about ceremonial magic.

Episode 02 – Matt and Erik discuss Kabbalah

Bad Lessons in Great Magic In this episode, we start talking about the limits of our occult knowledge, beginning with how little we know about Kabbalah!

Episode 01 – Seattle Esoteric Book Conference 2016

The Fool

Matt, Erik, and Joey Attend the 2016 Esoteric Book Conference This episode discusses two important things. First, the Esoteric Book Conference in Seattle in 2016. Second, our “origin stories,” in particular how each of us became Freemasons. We also reveal important secrets. For instance, one of Matt’s podcast editing secrets is to make all of… Read more »