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Terence McKenna: Butterfly Hunter

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PIC: Klea McKenna (C) -click to see more images and learn about the book.

This month we remember the late, great Terence McKenna. The author, lecturer, scientist and philosopher was the heir apparent to Timothy Leary, bringing more lucidity, humor and insight to spreading the gospel of the psychedelic experience than anyone has been able to muster since we lost McKenna to brain cancer in April, 2000.

While it’s always nice to recall our heroes in an online post, I mention McKenna to point to the remembrance created by his daughter. Klea McKenna’s The Butterfly Hunter is a gorgeous photography volume that documents her dad’s butterfly collection as she explains in the introduction of her book:

For four years, beginning in 1969, my father lived out an unlikely fantasy: he became a butterfly collector. (We use the term collector but that is just a euphemism for hunter.) Butterfly hunting is a conflicted activity, a desire for beauty and a small act of violence, both justified by science.

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Coincidence Control Network: File #063 – Bringing you the Multiverse since 2011

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This week: Sans-Ken, our fearless heroes attempt (in vain) to push on through with a ‘show’ for you lucky listeners. Listen to them discuss: Baby Poop, Chef Liar, Pomegranate Batteries, Bangingbig with the Big Bang (yeah I went there), Solar Moon Energy…man, Growing vegetables in space …maaaaaan, Noah: Action hero. and Courtney Love: Plane finder.

Personnel Joe Nolan, Frater Isla, and Kim Monaghan

  • Baby Poop Sausage… Link
  • Chef Liar – Link , Link
  • Hippy Watch: Pomegranate batteries – Link
  • Big Bang Proven – Link
  • Solar Energy From the Moon Link
  • Hippy Watch: NASA trying to grow vegetables in space – Link
  • Noah Kicked Ass – Link
  • Courtney Love: Plane spotter – Link

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SittingNow TV – Carl Abrahamsson: Go Forth and Let Your Brain Halves Procreate

SittingNow TV Re-emerges blinking into the daylight. This, the first of three final additions to Scarlet Imprints ‘Pleasure Dome’ event a while back, heralds the dawn of a new video age for SittingNow…keep em peeled!

We return with a Magickal presentation by Occultist Carl Abrahamsson dissects the intersection between Esoteric traditions, and the arts. All hail the Mega-Golem!… Read the rest

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Sinkhole Swallows Eight Kentucky Corvettes

Pic: JonRev (PD)

Pic: JonRev (PD)

According to my girlfriend, Bowling Green, Kentucky (her hometown) is known for two things: caves and Corvettes. The iconic sports cars are built there and the National Corvette Museum celebrates the city’s automotive legacy. The place is also sitting on top of limestone deposits that often give way into the Mammoth Cave system they form as they are eroded by water over time.

On Wednesday, this security cam video from inside the Corvette Museum appeared on YouTube. It captures a massive sinkhole opening beneath an exhibition of the cars, showing two of the vehicles disappearing entirely…

As of this report, 8 cars are confirmed to have been swallowed by the gaping hole. Our deepest condolences go out to their widows and children.

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