Thoth Hermes Podcast talks about all things regarding the Western Esoteric Tradition. Mostly centered around an extensive interview with a featured guest in each episode, this podcast also presents news, book reviews and features occult artists through their music performances.
Season 5-Episode 8 - Witchy Scholar-Amy Hale
In this interesting talk Rudolf speaks to American scholar of occult, esoteric and marginal cultures with a passion for accessibility and outreach, Amy Hale. The address many points concerning also a very contemporary approach to occultism. Part of the talk is also consecrated to Ithell Colquhoun, the British occultist and Artist about which Amy Hale has just recently published a highly interesting book!
Season 5-Episode 7 - The Divine Feminine-Georgia van Raalte
Meet one of the most interesting occultists of the young generation, Georgia von Raalte. She is an academic, author and a Priestess of Babalon. Just after having released her first book she talks to Rudolf about occultism today, her work around Dion Fortune, the difference between Sex Magic and sexual Magic and many other interesting topics that should interest every occultist today. Not to miss!
Season 5-Episode 6 - Thelema!-David Shoemaker
Rudolf meets today with another key figure of the O.T.O. and A.:A.: in the US and worldwide - David Shoemaker. Mentored by no less than Phyllis Seckler (Soror Meral), he is Past Master of the 418 Lodge O.T.O. in Sacramento, CA and Chancellor and Prolocutor of the Temple of the SIlver Star. For more than 25 years, David has been a very active member of Thelema, producing also the Podcast "Living Thelema"
Season 5-Episode 5 - Academic Esotericism-Henrik Bogdan
The World of Western Esotericism and the Academic world have approached each other quite a bit in the last 20 years. Our guest today, Prof. Henrik Bogdan from Gothenburg University in Sweden is a living example. And in his talk with Rudolf, through his insight, clear language and extremely broad knowledge he proves how important this getting-together is for the understanding of Esotericism and the world as a whole.
Season 4-Episode 5 - The Birth of Chaos-Peter J. Carroll
He is one of those people - like others, who have already been here on the Thoth Hermes Podcast - who shaped the history and evolution of magic in the late 20th century - Peter J. Carroll, co-founder of the Illuminates of Thanateros, one of the key figures of the Chaos Magic movement. In this rare interview he talks to Rudolf about that time, but also about his projects and views today.
Season 5-Episode 3 - A Magic Reality-Charlotte Rodgers
Charlotte Rodgers is Rudolf's guest in this episode. Charlotte is a New-Zealand born animist, artist and author who works with remnants of the dead and the discarded to create talismanic and totemic art. "I welcome the insight and stimulus that comes with the unexpected, the strange and the challenging. This doesn't make my life easier, but it definitely makes it interesting." - this is what you can read on her website. And the interview with her has become a very deep and stimulating talk about many things magic(k) that are part of our lives' reality!