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Exploring hippie culture and new age practices with a critical eye. Interviews and monologues about what once was counterculture and is now becoming common culture, including... Yoga, meditation, sound baths, veganism, reiki, healing crystals, float tanks, tarot, palm reading, chakras, breathwork, t… read more

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Does your brain release this psychedelic when you die? (New Age Trends Ed. #5)

March 31st, 2020


In this week's edition, I cover: DMT, the Third Eye, Facebook Crackdown, Weird EMF Products and my favorite meditation.

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Can you live off of just sunlight and air? (New Age Newsletter Ed. #4)

March 19th, 2020


In this week's edition, I cover: Sungazing, Sunning your butthole, Breatharians, Earthing and Orbit toys.

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How do you like your water, raw or well-treated? (New Age Newsletter Edition #3)

March 10th, 2020


In this week's edition, I cover: Raw Water, Erowid, New Age Statistics, Legal Psychedelics and Stardust.

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Origin of "Snake Oil Salesmen" - New Age Newsletter Edition #2

March 1st, 2020


Welcome  to The Hippiecritical, your weekly dose of weird. This is a roundup of  interesting gems from the world of the weird, new age and esoteric.
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New Age Newsletter Edition 1: Ecstatic Dance, Bikram Yoga and Astrology

February 27th, 2020


Welcome to The Hippiecritical, your weekly dose of weird. This is a roundup of interesting gems from the world of the weird, new age and esoteric.
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Can you stand 10 days of silent meditation?

December 11th, 2019


Before talking to Elize Todd, I've never met anyone who's attended a 10 day silent meditation retreat. So many surprises and delights in Elize's …

Benefits of Barefoot Movement with Shoe Entrepreneur, Mountain Chang

November 19th, 2019


This episode is packed with interesting nuggets about the benefits and misconceptions about barefoot movement and barefoot shoes. I chat with Mountain Chang, a CPA turned founder of the barefoot shoe company, Carets. …

Tantra is Not Just Sex - Interview with Liv Pavlov, Tantra Coach

November 5th, 2019


What is tantra, anyway? Is it just a fancy way of saying slow, meditative sex, or is it something much deeper? 

We answer these questions and more with Liv Pavlov, a sex, intimacy and tantra coach. In this episode, …

Sound Healing for Beginners with Cassie Jaravata

October 25th, 2019


Cassie Jaravata is a registered nurse, blossoming sound healer, and the force behind The Naturalistic Nurse.

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What is Reiki? Chat with Reiki Master and Skeptic, Julia Albain

October 14th, 2019


Oz asks Julia Albain, Reiki Master, all sorts of newbie questions about reiki, including...

  • What is reiki and what exactly goes on in a reiki …

[TRAILER] The Story Behind Hippiecritical's Name

October 13th, 2019


Oz monologues about the inspiration for Hippiecritical, which includes...

  • Two reasons for the podcast name
  • How looking into "hippie" topics made …
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