BHA49: History’s Craziest Alchemists (feat. Alex of ‘Natural Born Alchemist’)

todayJune 12, 2023

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This week, we’re talking about history’s wildest alchemists, and we have ourselves a real-life wild alchemist to help navigate! The friendly curmudgeon Alex (host of Natural Born Alchemist) joins the program as guest once again, and this is a man that has immersed himself in the practice and study of traditional alchemy for many years.

You can listen to the episode right here!

We bring up names like Count of St. Germain, Zosimos of Panopolis, Goethe, John Dee and Edward Kelley, and the great Paracelsus, as well as alchemy-adjacent names such as Aleister Crowley, Helena Blavatsky, voodoo priestess Marie Laveau, and even the infamous Gille de Raise – a nobleman who once protected Joan of Arc, only to pursue alchemy, black magick, and human sacrifice after her death. We even bring into the conversation names like Rasputin and da Vinci (although either are not technically considered alchemists in any degree).

Join us as we weave our way through the histories of these characters, their stories, and their philosophies! This episode has no shortage of the miraculous, unexplainable, horrific and folkloric.

Check out my website divemind.net for more.


This week’s featured music! Don’t forget to support that black hoodie rap and all your favorite independent artists:

Advice – Bobby Balkan x Arkeologists

Rats – Salt

Hevy Drugz – Doc Hammer

Human Curse – Babylon Warchild x Fresh Kils


Written by: Anthony Tyler

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