Hamilton Souther | Returning To The Source
Damien Echols | High Magick
The Astral Hustle #157
Blue Morpho founder Hamilton Souther has returned home. After heading to the Amazon jungle more than a decade before the plant medicine renaissance, he became a renowned master shaman and founded Blue Morpho in 2002. Since then, Blue Morpho has become one of the most longstanding, highly regarded shamanism centers in the world. In this podcast, we talk about what drew Hamilton back to doing medicine work, how he has seen humanity’s collective consciousness shift over the years, and the way technology is shaping our reality.
Tero Isokauppila | Mushroom Magic
The Astral Hustle #156
West Memphis Three member Damien Echols has lived a life none of us can imagine. In the mid 90’s, Damien and two others were wrongly convicted of murder and sentenced to death. He lived on death row for 18 years, 10 of which he was in solitary confinement. Eventually, forensic evidence proved Damien’s innocence and he was released from prison. But how did Damien get through 10 years in solitary confinement? By practicing magick and meditation.
Evan Thompson | Waking Dreaming Being
The Astral Hustle #155
Four Sigmatic founder Tero Isokauppila is an expert in all things mushroom. He grew up on his family’s farm in Finland and began foraging mushrooms at an early age. Then, he went on to earn a degree in chemistry and plant-based nutrition before founding his functional mushroom company Four Sigmatic. Tero was chosen as one of the world’s Top 50 Food Activists by the Academy of Culinary Nutrition and has authored two books.
Kevin Kelly | Gratitude Is The Only Prayer
The Astral Hustle #154
Philosopher Evan Thompson is a professor at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver. He is a renowned philosopher of the mind and known for his groundbreaking work on Buddhism and cognitive science. Evan is also the author of Waking, Dreaming, Being: Self and Consciousness in Neuroscience, Meditation, and Philosophy.
Dr. Dan Engle | Born To Bond
The Astral Hustle #153
Wired founder Kevin Kelly is an editor, photographer and New York Times bestselling author. In this podcast, we discuss how social media is changing the way people see reality, his infamous 1000 True Fans essay, and the importance of gratitude.
Brandon Beachum | Good Vibrations
The Astral Hustle #152
Dr. Dan Engle is a psychiatrist, psychedelic researcher, author and peak performance coach. In this episode, we talk about the importance of human bonding, how technology is spiking depression numbers, and the potential future of mental health treatments.
Michael Phillip | Computer Love
The Astral Hustle #151
Brandon Beachum hosts the Positive Head podcast where he talks with authors, directors, artists, bloggers, scientists, and entrepreneurs that are making a positive impact on the world. In this episode, we chat about the importance of being the change you want to see in your life and the nature of reality.
Daniele Bolelli | The Tao of Conan
The Astral Hustle #150
Wonder-seeking Michael Phillip hosts the Third Eye Drops podcast where he melds minds with artists, authors, philosophers, shamans and scientists. In this episode, we dive deep into how a future with conscious artificial intelligence may shape our lives and challenge our emotions.
Gene Baur | Eating For Peace
The Astral Hustle #149
History professor Daniele Bolelli hosts the top-rated History On Fire podcast and is the author of Not Afraid, Create Your Own Religion, and On The Warrior’s Path. In this podcast, Daniele shares the role history has played throughout his life and his search for harmony in his pull towards savagery.
Frank Ostaseski | Learning From Dying
The Astral Hustle #148
Vegan Activist Gene Baur has been hailed as “the conscience of the food movement” by Time magazine. For more than 25 years he has traveled extensively around the country, campaigning to raise awareness about the abuses of industrialized factory farming.
Shozan Jack Haubner | Zen Confidential
The Astral Hustle #147
End of life care pioneer Frank Ostaseski is a renowned Buddhist teacher who cofounded the Zen Hospice Project and the Metta Institute. In this touching podcast, Frank shares what sitting with thousands of people at the time of their death has taught him about living.
The Astral Hustle #146
Zen Priest and Author Shozan Jack Haubner lived for 13 years as a monk in a Buddhist monastery. He shares what life was like as a monk, insights that he gained from his experience, and his journey returning home to Los Angeles.