The Hermetic Hour

  • Sci-fi Classics that have Influenced the Occult Revival (re-broadcast)

    16 Feb 2018, 4:00 am
    On Thursday August 1st, 2013 The Hermetic Hour with host Poke Runyon will present a discussion on Science Fiction classics that have influenced the modern occult revival. Our special guest will be Professor Curtis Shumaker who teaches a course in ...
  • The Crata Repoa Pastophoris Legenda of the First Degree

    9 Feb 2018, 4:00 am
    On February 8th, 2018 the Hermetic Hour with host Poke Runyon will present the Legenda of the first Degree of Crata Repoa Reformado. Which we call the Fellowship of the Grail. A Legenda is the scenario of a esoteric degree. It describes the ...
  • Golden Dawn Memorial Service for Cris Monnastre

    2 Feb 2018, 4:00 am
    On Thursday February 1st, 2018 The Hermetic Hour with host Poke Runyon, and honored guests will reprise a Golden Dawn memorial service for lately departed Cris Monnastre, Patricia Behman, founder of the Los Angeles Temple of the Hermetic Order ...
  • "Wine of the Dreamers" by John D. MacDonald

    26 Jan 2018, 4:00 am
    On Thursday January 25th, 2018 the Hermetic Hour with host Poke Runyon will re-visit and review the 1950 science fiction novel “Wine of the Dreamers” by John D. MacDonald (1918-1986) This was his first science fiction novel. MacDonald went on to ...
  • The Dark Mirror in Medieval and Renaissance Magick (re-broadcast)

    19 Jan 2018, 4:00 am
    On Thursday July 18th, 2013 the Hermetic Hour with host Poke Runyon will present a discussion on the history and the use of the Dark Mirror in Medieval and Renaissance ritual magick. We will focus on historical accounts from Lynn Thorndike's "History of ...
  • The Hermetic Hour 2017 Year in Review and What's in Store for 2018

    12 Jan 2018, 4:00 am
    On Thursday January 11th, 2018 the Hermetic Hour with Host Poke Runyon will review all of the live broadcasts of the preceding year 2017 so that our listeners can go to our archives with the title, subject and date of a show they missed. So keeping a ...
  • The 29th Path from Malkuth to Netsach - The Moon (re-broadcast)

    5 Jan 2018, 4:00 am
    On July 4th, 2013 the Hermetic Hour with host Poke Runyon will present a discussion on the symbolism and meaning of the 29th Path of the Qabalistic Tree of Life leading from Malkuth to Netsach. This is the Path of the Moon (Tarot trump) and is a watery ...
  • The 30th Path from Yesod to Hod - The Sun (re-broadcast)

    29 Dec 2017, 4:00 am
    On Thursday August 8th, 2013, the Hermetic Hour with host Poke Runyon will present a discussion on the 30th Path of the Hermetic-Qabalastic Tree of Life. This is the Path of "Resh" and The Sun, called "The Collective Intelligence." It is the first Path ...
  • Dan Brown's New Novel "Origin" (2017)

    22 Dec 2017, 4:00 am
    On December 21st, 2017 the Hermetic Hour with host Poke Runyon, will review Dan Brown's new novel "Origin" (2017). Other reviewers have called Origin either Brown's best or his worst novel. On a scale from one to ten we would give it an eight. As in all ...
  • The 31st Path from Malkuth to Hod - Judgment (re-broadcast)

    15 Dec 2017, 4:00 am
    On Thursday June 27th, 2013 the Hermetic Hour with host Poke Runyon will present a discussion of the Thirty-first Path of the Tree of Life from Malkuth to Hod, reviewing its esoteric meaning and symbolism in the Hermetic Qabalah. This is the Path of ...
  • Pearl Harbor - The Great Disillusionment

    8 Dec 2017, 4:00 am
    On Thursday December Seventh, 2017 on the 77th Anniversary of the Pearl Harbor attack, the Hermetic Hour with host Poke Runyon will present a report on the conditions and events that led up to the "Day of Infamy". This report will be based ...
  • The American Dream and the Spirit of Howard Beale

    1 Dec 2017, 4:00 am
    This is the Hermetic Hour for November 30th, 2017. I'm your host Poke Runyon and tonight I'm again channeling the spirit of Howard Beale. In March of 2017 we reviewed Paddy Chayefsky’s 1976 film classic NETWORK on the Hermetic Hour. I gave my own ...
  • The 32nd Path from Malkuth to Yesod - The Universe (re-broadcast)

    24 Nov 2017, 4:00 am
    On Thursday June 20th, 2013 the Hermetic Hour with host Poke Runyon will present a discussion on the symbolism and meaning of the Thirty-second Path on the Tree of Life. This lecture will include a review of our special Path Working on this subject ...
  • Malkuth - Sphere of the Elements and the HGA (re-broadcast)

    17 Nov 2017, 4:00 am
    On Thursday June 13th, 2013 The Hermetic Hour with host Poke Runyon will present a discussion on the Qabalistic Sphere of Malkuth and its significance in Hermetic Magick. This will be the first of a series of lectures starting at the bottom of the Tree ...
  • Dagon - Ancient Alien Teacher of Humankind (re-broadcast)

    10 Nov 2017, 4:00 am
    On Thursday June 6th, 2013 the Hermetic Hour with host Poke Runyon, will present a speculative discussion on the ancient Phoenician God Dagon and his counterparts in Mesopotamian, Hindu, and African mythology. We will explore his connection to Astrology ...