The Hermetic Hour

  • Lucifer's Court by Otto Rahn (Part 2 of 2)

    21 Apr 2017, 3:00 am
    On Thursday April 2Oth, 2017 the Hermetic Hour with host Poke Runyon  will continue to review and discuss the modern English (2004)  translation of Otto Rahn's 1937 Lucifer's Court. This was Rahn's travel  journal from Southern France to ...
  • Lucifer's Court by Otto Rahn (Part 1 of 2)

    14 Apr 2017, 3:00 am
    On Thursday April 13th, 2017 the Hermetic Hour with host Poke Runyon  will review and discuss the modern English (2004) translation of Otto  Rahn's 1937 Lucifer's Court. This was Rahn's travel journal from  Southern France to Iceland when he ...
  • Canaanite Mythology and Solomon's Magick (re-broadcast)

    7 Apr 2017, 3:00 am
    On November 1st, 2012 the Hermetic Hour with host Poke Runyon will present a discussion on the relationship of ancient Canaanite mythology to Solomonic ceremonial magick. We will begin by establishing the legendary Biblical background of Solomon the ...
  • Holy Blood, Holy Grail

    31 Mar 2017, 3:00 am
    On Thursday March 30th the Hermetic Hour with host Poke Runyon (or Roygnon) will review and discuss the 1982 Bestseller "Holy Blood, Holy Grail" by Michael Baigent, Richard Leigh, and Henry Lincoln. This is the book that generated "The Da Vinci ...
  • The Life and Magical Legacy of P. B. Randolph (re-broadcast)

    24 Mar 2017, 3:00 am
    On October 18th, 2012 the Hermetic Hour, with host Poke Runyon, will present another appreciation of magicians and writers on magick who have influenced modern Hermetic philosophy and practice. In this particular case Paschal Beverly Randolph ...
  • Thrice Greatest Hermetica by Dr. Joseph P. Farrell

    17 Mar 2017, 3:00 am
    On Thursday March 16th, 2017 the Hermetic Hour with host Poke Runyon will review and discuss Joseph P. Farrell's 2014 book "Thrice Greatest Hermetica and the Janus Age".This is a confusing title for a sometimes confusing book, but it is still ...
  • Paddy Chayefsky's Prophetic Masterpiece - Network (1976)

    10 Mar 2017, 4:00 am
    On Thursday March 9th, 2017 the Hermetic Hour with host Poke Runyon will review Paddy Chayefsky's Oscar Winning 1976 motion picture Network. Network is a scathing satire on the intellectual and moral corruption of American Television networks, ...
  • Carlos Castaneda and His Teachings (re-broadcast)

    3 Mar 2017, 4:00 am
    On Thursday October 4th, 2012 the Hermetic Hour with host Poke Runyon will present a discussion on the anthropologist-shaman and allegorical fiction writer Carlos Castaneda (1925-1998) and the teachings of his mysterious mentor the Yaqui sorcerer Don ...
  • Rosicrucian Yoga

    24 Feb 2017, 4:00 am
    On Thursday February 23rd, 2017 the Hermetic Hour with host Poke Runyon will present the the modern yoga ritual version of the Chemical Wedding of Christian Rosencreutz. This is the fully developed Rosicrucian version of Hermetic Yoga Beyond ...
  • Our New Pathworking DVD (re-broadcast)

    17 Feb 2017, 4:00 am
    On Thursday, Hermetic Hour host Poke Runyon will announce the release (to Associate Members) of our latest DVD video production "Pathworkings of Magick." This project has been in the works for some time and required considerable technical audio and ...
  • The Chemical Wedding Revisited, Part 2 of 2

    10 Feb 2017, 4:00 am
    On Thursday February 9th, 2017 The Hermetic Hour with host Poke Runyon will present the second part of The Chemical Wedding of Christian Rosenkreutz by Valentin Andreae 1616, followed by an interpretation of the symbolism in relation to ...
  • The Chemical Wedding Revisited, Part 1 of 2

    3 Feb 2017, 4:00 am
    On Thursday February 3rd, 2017 the Hermetic Hour, with host Poke Runyon, will present our interpreted and explained version of The Chemical Wedding of Christian Rosencreutz (1614). The Chemical Wedding is the third of the mysterious Rosicrucian ...
  • Eliphas Levi and the Modern Occult Revival (re-broadcast)

    27 Jan 2017, 4:00 am
    On Thursday the Hermetic Hour, with host Poke Runyon, will present a discussion on the work and the influence of the 19th century French occultist Eliphas Levi (Alphonse Constant), a former Catholic priest who embraced and codefied a Rosicrucian version ...
  • Creep Shadow, Creep by Abraham Merritt

    20 Jan 2017, 4:00 am
    On Thursday January 19th, 2017 the Hermetic Hour with host Poke Runyon will review and discuss the 1934 horror classic "Creep Shadow, Creep" by Fantasy Grand Master Abraham Merritt. This forgotten tale has influenced such modern films and t.v. shows as ...
  • Underground Cities in Central Asia (re-broadcast)

    13 Jan 2017, 4:00 am
    On Thursday the Hermetic Hour with host Poke Runyon will present a discussion on the persistent legend and rumor of Secret Underground Cities ruled by occult masters in Central Asia, Tibet and Mongolia. We will approach this subject from three ...