About This Show
OCCULTURE is a podcast transmitting conversations on esoteric art, science and history. Hosted by Ryan Peverly, the show presents content focused on the areas of the occult, paranormal phenomena, consciousness, conspiracy theory, and alternative health and wellness. The show is recorded at 528 Hz, as opposed to the more standard recording rate of 440 Hz.
Most Recent Episode
27. Occult Fan // Occult Symbolism in Twin Peaks: Duæling Magicians, Jungian Archetypes, Mutable Realities & Extradimensional Entities
5 days ago
In this episode, a chat with Nathan Lee aka Occult Fan about occult symbolism in the Twin Peaks Universe.If you’re a fan of filmmaking, you’re undoubtedly familiar with David Lynch and the surreal stories and soundscapes he’s contributed to the lexicon of popular culture. His work is filled with an education typically reserved for initiates and adepts of the various mystery schools found throughout our occulted history, and one of those works that speaks perhaps the greatest truth most of us have never known is found in a universe known simply as Twin Peaks.Comprised of the original thirty television episodes, a feature film called Fire Walk With Me, a novel published by the show’s co-creator Mark Frost called The Secret History of Twin Peaks, and the television reboot that premieres Sunday, May 21st on Showtime, the Twin Peaks Universe has done more to divulge the true nature of reality than perhaps any other piece of art ever has or will.On the surface, Twin Peaks is more of a story about conspiracy and corruption in a small town in Washington State than it ever was a story about who killed Laura Palmer. But unravel a thread here and unpeel a layer there and you’ll discover a world inhabited byduæling magicians, Jungian archetypes,mutable realitiesand extradimensional entities, with references to everything from the writings of Aleister Crowley, UFOs, secret societies and the secret space program to Lewis & Clark, alchemy, Native American mysticism and Jack Parsons’ Babalon Working.And while I’m not nearly famous enough to pull a guest like David Lynch or Mark Frost--and believe me, I tried--I did get the next best thing: an occult fanboy named Nathan Lee who has lent his ear and support to me as I venture down this podcasting path, and someone who’s shown me privately just how well he can dissect occult symbols and themes in showpieces such as this. And now it’s time for him to do the same thing for you publicly. Nathan is full of extradimensional energies and eccentricities, and as any of our grandfathers would say, he’s quite the character. We’ve struck up a bit of a friendship, so this conversatio