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Jeremy Johnson
Well-Being in the Modern Age(WITMA) is a live pop-up conversation series discussing our contemporary understanding of what makes humans flourish. Join WITMA at Hudson Loft, Los Angeles on Thursday, April 20th, 2019 for a day of conversation, experience, connection and community. This year’s panelists include Rev. Michael Bernard Beckwith, Whitney Miller, Tero Isokappila (founder of... / READ MORE /
“And so we return and begin again.” I was probably as surprised as anyone to hear that Grant Morrison’s The Invisibles (1994-2000), a 1990s era comic that is, quite frankly, more than just a comic (it’s more accurate to call it an initiation into High Weirdness) is getting its own T.V. adaption. Maybe I shouldn’t be surprised.... / READ MORE /
Well-Being in the Modern Age (WITMA) is a live pop-up conversation series discussing our contemporary understanding of what makes humans flourish. Join us for a full evening of conversation and experiences, 5-10 p.m. EST (doors open. at 4:30 p.m. EST). Panels include… Conscious Capitalism and the New Wave of Business Astrology, Mysticism and the Occult Holistic Well-being,... / READ MORE /
Larry Dossey’s life and work has spanned a fascinating journey of spirituality, medicine, and consciousness studies. Beginning as a battalion surgeon during the Vietnam War, to an accomplished Texas physician, and ultimately to a proponent and scholar exploring the role spirituality has in medicine and healthcare, Dr. Dossey is a pioneer of mind-body medicine and... / READ MORE /
The Miracle Club with Mitch Horowitz starts Wednesday night, June 13th at 8 p.m. EST / 5 p.m. PST. Learn more and register. I first discovered Mitch Horowitz through a reading of Occult America. Lately, I’m learning a lot through his book on New Thought: One Simple Idea and more recently, Mind As Builder. Mitch... / READ MORE /
Gary Lachman, Blondie guitarist turned esoteric scholar, professor and most recently author of ​Dark Star Rising: Magick and Power in the Age of Trump and The Lost Knowledge of the Imagination will be joining Evolve and Ascend and Nura Learning this Wednesday, March 7th at 3 p.m. EST / 12 p.m. PST for a livestreamed interview! Dark Star Rising is due out May... / READ MORE /
“The Shaman and the Scientist“, a new documentary film directed by Sarah Hutt and featuring Dennis McKenna, will have its world premiere at The PKD Film Festival in New York City. Join Dennis on Saturday, February 24th, from 3-5 p.m. EST. Dennis will follow the film with a live Q&A. Don’t miss it! The Shaman and... / READ MORE /
MAPS—the Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies—has had a meteoric rise in support and enthusiasm lately. E&A spoke with Brad Burge of the MAPS team to talk about cryptocurrency support, growing approval of psychedelic therapy in the mainstream, moving forward with the next MDMA clinical trials and what’s next for MAPS. First of all: thanks for talking... / READ MORE /
Living in a Mindful Universe: A Neurosurgeon’s Journey into the Heart of Consciousness by Eben Alexander and Karen Newell, describes an emerging paradigm — indeed a cosmology! — that places consciousness at the heart of reality. Our culture is moving farther and farther away from the old materialism that claims that there is nothing but... / READ MORE /
Elon Musk has told us, in no uncertain terms, that he wants to die on Mars (“just not on impact”). Similarly, Stephen Hawking has recently stated that “our Earth is becoming too small for us, global population is increasing at an alarming rate and we are in danger of self-destructing.” Buzz Aldrin, one of the... / READ MORE /
Daniel Ryan is a second generation hypnotherapist, maintaining a full time practice out of New York City. After our fascinating Evolve and Ascend livestream (you can watch that here) between Daniel, Jennifer, and Jeremy, we were excited to dive deep with more questions about the experience of past lives, the nature of consciousness, and what... / READ MORE /
Halloween is a weird time. I mean that literally. Weird as in wyrd, and weird-ing. Reality loses its fixation on the daylight consciousness as we find ourselves in a sidereal realm of phantasmic entities and pale visages. Halloween is Samhain, a liminal time and the passing over into the cold and dark seasons of Fall and Winter. It... / READ MORE /
Join Dr. Eben Alexander and Karen Newell, co-authors of Living in a Mindful Universe for a stimulating LIVE conversation on Facebook, Monday, October 30 at 7:30pm EST. PARTICIPATE Tune in by simply joining us on Facebook through the Evolve and Ascend page, or​ participate in the livestream FREE by joining us on webinar. Register here (Livestream Co-hosted with Nura Learning)... / READ MORE /
Fantastic Planet is a stunning work of visionary filmmaking, directed in 1973 by Rene Laloux and animated by Roland Topor. It is based on a novel, Oms en série (“Oms Linked Together”), by Stefan Wul. It tells the story of a strange world named “Ygam”, ruled by a race of giant, psychically evolved blue humanoids... / READ MORE /
Zardoz is a quirky science fiction film originally released in 1974. Incidentally, the same year of famed writer Philip K. Dick’s science fiction flavored mystical experience (dubbed “2-3-74”). I mention this to prepare us, at the outset, for the kind of 1970s “High Weirdness” we’re about to encounter. John Boorman, the film’s director, bluntly tells... / READ MORE /
While I was putting together this essay it was sheer coincidence that BoingBoing published an interview with Grant Morrison, “Laughter can banish any and all demons.” It struck me as a playful wink from the principalities that this was as good a time as any to write a piece on Morrison’s gnostic, evolutionary mysticism (also,... / READ MORE /