Nathaniel Vaus is an amateur scholar, philosopher, and cultural theorist. Vaus has spent most of his life studying western philosophy, buddhist philosophy, and the relationship between science and spirituality. He is also a serious student of the UFO phenomenon and the many anomalous experiences that surround it. In 2007, Vaus founded The Order of Manjushri, an educational activist organization dedicated to raising global consciousness. From 2012 to 2018, he collaborated with Joe Newbury and Martin O’Brien to produce Mother a podcast dedicated to the philosophical exploration of the paranormal. His forthcoming book, Crisis, Consciousness, Contact, explores the cultural and historical ramifications of the UFO and Close Encounter phenomenon.



Shinobi Adept, Darkness & Death is a meditator, musician, and rapper-poet who has been dabbling in the occult for a decade. Shinobi has unusually eclectic tastes and composes "Funeral Trap" along with various syntheses of world music, black metal, and his personal favorite, dark ambient. You can hear a brief sample of his work in the introduction of this very show. He simultaneously loathes and adores humankind and wishes to see the Earth delivered from its imminent ecological crisis.



Eliot Edge is an international speaker, multidisciplinary artist, and author of the book ‘3 Essays on Virtual Reality.’ Edge’s work has appeared in Medium, Disinformation, Institute for Ethics and Emerging Technologies, The University of Melbourne, The Museum of Computer Arts, Stevens Institute of Technology, Anthology Film Archives, VRTO, and The C.G. Jung Center. He is on the advisory board of the Lifeboat Foundation, a member of Das Unbehagen, and he is the founder of Educating Earth.


Seth is a scholar-practitioner of occult mysticism in all its forms, with a special emphasis on chaos magick, practical alchemy, early astrology, Socratic method, and Theravada Buddhism. He has been an initiate of several august magical organizations, and has pursued his research and experimentation from an early age.  Seth's intellectual and spiritual career can best be characterized by his unusual precosity and deep commitment to understanding and mastery.