Against Everyone with Conner Habib features conversations with countercultural thinkers and presents complex philosophical, political, and spiritual ideas in an engaging and accessible way. It's big, deep, good, fun. Hosted by your fav author-performer-occultist-philosopher, Conner Habib. Support the show via patreon.com/connerhabib
I talk with poet and editor Daniel Poppick about conversation and the way poetry evades the loss of possibility.
I talk about the problems with environmental narratives and conservationism with science writer Michelle Nijhuis.
I talk about the occult view on evolution & death, and especially what that means for our concept of extinction.
I talk timeline jumping, freedom, love, individuated spirituality, and more with energy mechanics worker Pilar Lesko.
I talk about the occult potency of James Joyce's Ulysses in conjunction with my new online book club, Ulysses for the Rest of Us, for the Museum of Literature Ireland!
I talk with occult and paranormal scholar Terje Simonsen about the uses and misuses of the paranormal.
Writer/artist/activist Una Mullally returns to AEWCH to talk utopia, folkloric animals, and the radical changes ahead.
On the 150th episode (!!!) I talk about what happens after we die from an occult perspective, and why it matters for our politics and philosophies.
I talk with author Carmen Maria Machado about the way desires always outrun us, about horror, about abuse narratives, and about genre.
I talk with anthropologist Stuart McLean about reality and unreality, and why the difference between them isn't what we think.
I talk with gender studies professor Dr. Heather Berg about my old job and her tremendous new book.
I talk with rapper and activist Vic Mensa about meditation, sexuality in hip hop, why identifying with a dream is as important as resistance, oh and that time Vic snuck into Stonehenge.
I talk with poet Stephen Sexton about poetry, console games, and magic.
I talk with religion and UFO scholar Diana Walsh Pasulka about aliens, academia, AI, and how to stay in spiritual integrity.
I talk with philosopher and activist Srećko Horvat about why we need to liberate time & space if we want to avoid the destruction of everything we love. So, yeah, we should probably get on that.
I talk with author, tarot reader, and actress Rachel True about tarot in politics, philosophy, and practice.
I talk with religious scholar and author Jason Storm about the need for new theorizing, occultism on the left, and the wrongheadedness of "re-enchanting" the world.
I talk with Blindboy Boatclub, host of The Blindboy podcast, author, and one half of the absurdist music duo The Rubberbandits, about art, time, the Irish consciousness, and landlords that are also ducks.
I talk with spiritual psychologist and author Michael Lipson about consciousness as the foundation of action, despair as a form of hope, and psychoanalysis and occultism.
I talk about the reality, unreality, and potency of ghosts and ghost stories in our time with author Edward Parnell.
I talk with new age/self help scholar and writer Mitch Horowitz about how to envision the world we want, and why - far from being selfish and consumerist - that matters now more than ever.
I talk about the year ahead and its spiritual and political challenges from an occult Christian perspective.
I talk with cohosts of the Fundamentalists podcast, theologian Peter Rollins and Valleyfolk comedian Elliott Morgan, about the insularity of belief.
Death professional & bestselling author Caitlin Doughty returns to AEWCH to review the Year in Death, and to discuss living in uncertainty!
Paranormal investigator John E.L. Tenney joins me to discuss the wonderful supernatural craziness of the world, the rise of ghost encounters in lockdown, and how (not) to be a paranormal researcher.
What if our relationship with the State is over? A repost of AEWCH 9 with a new intro about the "election" and the global crisis.
I talk about mutual aid as the alternative to exploitative governmental politics and corporate greed with activist Dean Spade.
I talk with author, herbalist, and Travellers' rights activist Oein DeBhairduin about the life of indigenous Irish folktales.
I talk with legendary health and fitness practitioner Paul Chek (host of Living 4D With Paul Chek and founder of the CHEK Institute) about wholeness, heath, and our current crisis. This is a dizzying episode, friends.
Dan Gretton, author of I You We Them: Walking Into The World Of The Desk Killer, joins me to discuss people who murder as an act of government or corporate interest - by signing a piece of paper.
Witchcraft/Occult publishers (Scarlet Imprint) + performers & writers Alkistis Dimech & Peter Grey join me to discuss the end of the world and witchcraft's intrinsic role in and with it.
Connecting with the Archangel Michael; the most urgent task of our moment.
I talk with Doug Rushkoff - media analyst, prolific author, and host of the Team Human podcast - about how being human is the best strategy in an anti-human era.
I talk with gay adult performer and writer Ty Mitchell about the unilluminated corners of adult performance and the erosion of touch.
I talk with political theorist, Marxist, feminist, and philosopher Kathi Weeks about destroying work with utopianism.
I talk with philosopher, occultist, and writer Scott Elliot Hicks about why we need to do occult work to change thinking itself, not just our thoughts, if we want to change the world. This is a deeeep one, friends.
The incomparable Mona Eltahawy - author, feminist, muslim, anarchist - returns to talk masks/veiling, public/private bodies and of course we talk how to destroy patriarchy! Plus: we read June Jordan and Cavafy poems!
I talk with Michael Hardt, one of the most important political theorists of our time, and co-author, with Antonio Negri, of the paradigm-changing books Empire, Multitude, Commonwealth, and Assembly.
I talk with legendary musician, Fugazi/The Evens/Coriky frontman, archivist, and founder of Dischord Records, Ian MacKaye about punk as folk music, spirituality, and the finding peace.
I talk with musician, occult scholar, and author, Phil Legard about evoking landscapes with magical music + the trouble with summoning demons.
I talk with host of The Michael Brooks Show and author of Against The Web, Michael Brooks, about spirituality and the left. This is a repost of AEWCH 80, in honor of Michael. He died on July 20, 2020, at age 37.
I talk with author, veterinarian, Christian occultist, and acupuncturist Are Thoresen about demons, the Nothingness of Christ, and more. Deep dive.
I talk with cultural critic and internet historian, Joanne McNeil, whose amazing book, Lurking: How A Person Became A User details the internet from a user's perspective.
I talk with author of Abolish Silicon Valley & former software engineer/startup founder, Wendy Liu, about the many and horrible problems of tech.
I talk about the intersection of tech, art, magic, and the self with legendary artist/occult-tech pioneer Duncan Laurie!
I talk with writer and rogue theologian Peter Bebergal about the urgent need to view tech from an occult persopective.
I talk about why we need a global solidarity movement with protestors and what obstacles and perspectives are available to us now.
I talk with two incredible economic thinkers and activists, John Bloom (of RSF Social Finance) and Conor McCabe (his second appearance on the show, his first was on AEWCH 76!) in plain language about how we need to think about the economy as we emerge from global crisis.
I talk with legendary and real musician Stephen Malkmus about the clashes between philosophy & art, Deleuze & Guattari, and a whole lot more. What a dream come true, friends.
I talk about how to move from the crisis towards a utopia; using philosophy, occultism, breathing, and activism.