Thoth-Hermes Podcast

S8-E13 – Discipline develops Capacity-Mark Stavish

ONLY SHORT INTROS FOR THIS AND THE COMING TWO EPISODES Welcome back to Mark Stavish, the Director of the Institute for Hermetic Studies, where Rudolf and he discuss the not always easay way how to enter the world of the Western Tradition. This starts by how you want to name what you are looking for….

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S8-E12 – Literary Tarot-Thea Wirsching

My guest of this week is LA based scholar, tarot specialist, practicing astrologer and the author of ‘The American Renaissance Tarot’, Thea Wirsching. Calling herself ‘Pluto babe’ on her website, Thea will shed some light on the origin of this nickname and on her upbringing as an atheist who turned a Born Again Christian at…

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S8-E11 – Work Thyself-Rawn Clark

This episode’s guest is someone who rarely gives interviews so it is an exceptional pleasure to welcome Rawn Clark who also practices what he preaches and since starting in the 1990s has written quite a large number of influential books on meditation, healing, and self-knowledge. Actually, Rawn who might be best-known for his work ‘A…

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S8-E10 – Peladan!-Sasha Chaitow

Please welcome my guest of this week, scholar and visual artist Sasha Chaitow who takes us on a journey to France during the 2nd half of the 19th century where quite a few mesmerizing persona of the occult revival era can be found, Gérard Encausse (“Papus”), Stanislas de Guaita and also the main protagonist of…

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S8-E9 – Mental Internet-Terje G. Simonsen

It has been part of the Mission Statement for the Thoth Hermes Podcast since its beginnings that the serious discussion of paranormal phenomena like precogntion, telepathy and clairvoyance shall be part of our subjects. But we have never treated the paranormal as such in a full episode, and now the occasion has come. Our guest…

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S8-Special Episode 2 – The other protagonist-Ronnie Pontiac


Do you remember the wonderful talk with Tamra Lucid we had on S/ E18 back in January, about her really lovely book on Manly P Hall and the 8o’s around him in L.A.
Well, ny guest today on this second Special Anniversary Episode is Ronnie Pontiac. He is many things at once. He is now Tamra’s…

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S8-Special Episode 1 – Happy Anniversary Thoth Hermes-Lionel Snell-Carl Abrahamsson


This is the very special Anniversary episode for the 5th Anniversary of the first launch of an episode on our show. Back on April 20th 2017 it was Alan Richardson who was my guest.Without evening mentioning that in the interview, you will see that Lionel Snell, also known under his pen name Ramsey Dukes, is…

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S8-E8 – Pansophers-Samuel Robinson-Ian H Gladwin

Please welcome my guests this week – yes, two of them – practitioner, author and creator of the website www.pansophers.com Samuel Robinson and his companion and co-creator Ian H. Gladwin as it is a really wonderful occasion to talk to both of them at the same time about their projects, utopian (or not so much)…

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S8-E7 – Bavarian Illuminati-Jon E. Graham

This Sunday, my guest is Jon E. Graham who has translated numerous books from French into English one of which will be the main subject of this week’s episode, ‘The Bavarian Illuminati: The Rise and Fall of the World’s Most Secret Society’ being available in English for the first time. Jon has been interested in…

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Season 8-Episode 6 – Occult Imperium-Chris Giudice

Today it is a huge pleasure to have someone back on air who already featured an earlier episode in 2019. Chris Guidice is a well-known scholar – but by no means an ‘armchair magician’ – having earned an MA in Western Esoteric Tradition at the University of Exeter and a PhD at the University of…

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