The Hermetic Hour

  • Shamgar, The Whole Story

    21 Jul 2017, 3:00 am
    On Thursday July 20th,2017 the Hermetic Hour with host Poke Runyon will present the dramatic conclusion of Shamgar, the Purple Dragon by Poke Runyon. The first part of this Biblical adventure was aired on September 4th, 2014's Hermetic Hour and ...
  • The Hermetic Revival in the 21st Century (re-broadcast)

    14 Jul 2017, 3:00 am
    On Thursday March 21st, 2013 The Hermetic Hour with host Poke Runyon will present a discussion on the rise of serious academic, intellectual, and scientific interest in Hermetic philosophy, spirituality and even practice in the late 20th and early 21st ...
  • Ceremonial Masks and William Blake's America: A Prophecy

    7 Jul 2017, 3:00 am
    On Thursday July 6th, 2017 the Hermetic Hour with host Poke Runyon will present a discussion on the making and use of Masks, for magicians taking the roles of Gods and Goddesses in Seasonal Ceremonies. Our guest for this discussion will be ...
  • Symposium - Assuming God and Goddess Forms in Ceremonies

    30 Jun 2017, 3:00 am
    On Thursday June 29th, 2017 the Hermetic Hour with host Poke Runyon will  present a symposium on the topic of Assumption of God and Goddess Forms  in magical ceremonies. Call in guests will include Frater Heracles John  Sheffield whose new ...
  • Enochian Aethyrs - Facing Choronzon

    23 Jun 2017, 3:00 am
    As most of our active and Associate Members know we are mainly focused on Solomonic Ceremonial magick, but we also use the Aethyr System from Dee and Kelly’s Enochian corpus, which provides us with an operative alternative when the Moon is not well ...
  • Balancing the Male and Female Aspects in Hermetic Magick (re-broadcast)

    16 Jun 2017, 3:00 am
    On Thursday February 28th, 2013, the Hermetic Hour with host Poke Runyon, will explain the fundamental and practical changes the Order of the Temple of Astarte (O.T.A.) has made in Qabalah, Yoga, Angel gender, Evocation of Spirits, and both Biblical and ...
  • Dashwood's Hellfire Club (re-broadcast)

    9 Jun 2017, 3:00 am
    On Thursday, January 3rd, 2013 the Hermetic Hour with host Poke Runyon will present a discussion on Sir Francis Dashwood's 18th century "Hellfire Club." We will recount the outrageous exploits attributed to Dashwood and his cult of "randy rakes' and ...
  • The Magick Behind Pepe the Frog

    2 Jun 2017, 3:00 am
    On Thursday June 1st, 2017 the Hermetic Hour with host Poke Runyon, will present a discussion on the current magical phenomenon of "Pepe the Frog." Pepe is a meme (an iconic symbol like the smiley face) which was taken over by anti-progressive ...
  • Albert Pike and the Hermetic Tradition in Masonry (re-broadcast)

    26 May 2017, 3:00 am
    On Thursday December 6th, 2012 the Hermetic Hour with host Poke Runyon, will present a discussion on the Masonic scholar and author Albert Pike, his legacy and his unique contributions to American Masonry and the Western Esoteric Tradition. Pike was and ...
  • Astral Dynamics by Robert Bruce

    19 May 2017, 3:00 am
    On Thursday May 18th, the Hermetic Hour with host Poke Runyon will  review and discuss "Astral Dynamics" (2009) by Robert Bruce. Robert  Bruce is an Australian writer not to be confused with the Scottish  "Robert the Bruce". In Astral ...
  • Lucifer Princeps by Peter Grey

    12 May 2017, 3:00 am
    On Thursday May 11th, 2017 the Hermetic Hour with host Poke Runyon will review "Lucifer Princeps" (2015) by Peter Grey.  This book is quite different in style from its predecessor "The Red Goddess" which, although well-researched, explored the ...
  • The Red Goddess by Peter Grey

    5 May 2017, 3:00 am
    On Thursday May 4th, 2017 the Hermetic Hour with host Poke Runyon will  review and discuss "The Red Goddess" (2007) and "Lucifer Princeps"  (2015) by Thelemic magician Peter Grey. The Red Goddess is devoted to  establishing the history and ...
  • The Queen of Sheba in The Hermetic Tradition (re-broadcast)

    28 Apr 2017, 3:00 am
    On Thursday November 15th, 2012 the Hermetic Hour with host Poke Runyon will discuss the legendary Balkis, Queen of Sheba and her place in the equally legendary tales of King Solomon. We will uncover the amazing historical facts behind her almost ...
  • 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 ...