The Hermetic Hour

  • 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 ...
  • Alexandria and How the Western Esoteric Tradition Began (re-broadcast)

    6 Jan 2017, 4:00 am
    The Hermetic Hour will feature a discussion by host Poke Runyon on the 1st century " Alexandria Connection" where the elements that make up the Western Esoteric Tradition (Hermetic Tradition) came together and began the synthesis that was finally ...
  • Technocracy Rising by Patrick M. Wood 2015 - Plato's Nightmare

    30 Dec 2016, 4:00 am
    On Thursday December 29th, 2016 the Hermetic Hour with host Poke Runyon will present a review and discussion on "Technocracy Rising" by Patrick M. Woods 2015. This book documents the 1930's origin and rise of an American totalitarian ...
  • "Aleister Crowley: The Beast in Berlin" by Tobias Churtin

    23 Dec 2016, 4:00 am
    On Thursday December 22nd,2016 the Hermetic Hour with host Poke Runyon, will review the 2014 book by Tobias Churton "Aleister Crowley The Beast in Berlin". This is apparently an expansion and compilation of outcuts from the author's biography ...
  • State of Fear by Michael Crichton 2004

    16 Dec 2016, 4:00 am
    On Thursday December 15th, 2016 the Hermetic Hour with host Poke Runyon will review and discuss the 2004 novel "State of Fear" by the late Michael Crichton (1942-2008). This is a highly controversial work that is particularly important at the ...
  • The Fallen Angels in the Hermetic Tradition (re-broadcast)

    9 Dec 2016, 4:00 am
    On Thursday the Hermetic Hour, with host Poke Runyon, will present a discussion on The Fallen Angels in the Biblical, Islamic, and Hermetic Traditions. This naturally follows our discussion on Satan, Lucifer and The Devil -- which was and is a ...