An anthropology-centric show with a goth twist. If you've been waiting for a guide to come and take you by the hand, here I am.
Gothropology is centered on anthropology, and will explore my recurring interests: spirituality, ancient traditions, religion, human sexuality and approaches towards it, Goth culture and questions that arise from living in a functioning society; comparisons towards other kinds, observations on our own.
Thinking outside the context of present Western society, and in the context of evolutionary biology and ancient traditions, with a gothic flair.
What is it about dolls that creeps us out? Is it their staring eyes? Their vague smiles? Or is it the fact that they have a history of being used as vessels for supernatural beings? In this episode we discuss the history of dolls, some famously haunted ones, and why they creep us out.
Gothropology returns under a new guise featureing a unique perspective on parenting from a real-life Morticia Addams: Jennifer Minter.
This week we discuss the death process, the traditions behind Samhain and Hallows, and the mysteries of the Dark times for us living.
On this episode, reiki master Kristin Dwan shares her lifelong relationship with fire and healing. From third degree burns and a burnt house to regeneration, from job loss to career renewal, Kristin shares an impassioned, compassionate testament to the human will and the awe-inspiring power of fire to destroy and to cleanse.
This episode features Arden Leigh and a healthy dose of relationship talk that goes beyond the kinky surface and delves deep into the stories we tell- “Even things that may appear vanilla.”
The beginning of the harvest season and the descent of solar power into the Otherworld, and much more on this episode of Gothropology!
This week we sit down for a chat with Rebis in Eden about the inspiration behind their music, and share their craziest concert experiences.
Sit down for some tea with Brit-El and Griffin for a chat about midsummer solstice!
On this episode, witness Brit-El and The Swede talking about one man’s experience in the world-famous Wasteland Weekend, a four-day desert extravaganza of all things Mad Max.
Tune in for a quick, fun 30-minute culture recap with Brit-El as she gives a run through of upcoming and recently released films, music and other aspects of media and news that are worth her time.
In this episode Brit-El goes off script and speaks from the heart. Among the topics discussed are film, sexuality, theology, and she even takes some calls.
On this episode of Gothropology, Brit-El and traditional British witch Griffin Ced work the angles of one of paganism's biggest festivals: Beltane.
On this installment of Gothropology, Griffin Ced and your haunted host Brit-El discuss Ostara and the spring equinox: the finding of inner peace and stability whilst weathering the turmoil of others, and harnessing the creative forces in the season of change.
Today, Brit-El speaks with S.J. Tucker, beloved singer-songwriter of the otherworldly persuasion.
On the second installment of Wheel of the Year with Griffin Ced, Brit-El and Griffin discuss the pagan high day Imbolc, and the traditions surrounding the return of spring.
Cozy up by the fireside with Brit-El and Griffin for some Yuletide cheer.
On this segment, Christopher Zeischegg returns to Gothropology to discuss the Christian god and its places of strength and weakness (sexuality, Los Angeles), spiritual paths, the darker and ill-recorded side of sexuality/relationship dynamics and their place in industry and individuality.
Friday's wildly brilliant episode with Professor Gurevich of On the Block Radio with Andrew Gurevich . We spoke on consciousness, religion, language & its place in our perspective, hospitality as the quintessential virtue, untamed goddessdom and more.
Brit-El and Tiana discuss the spiritual nature and emotional catharses of hook suspension, advice to those considering suspending, and more.
Brit-El speaks with the performance troupe about its inception, bondage and BDSM in practice- the responsibility involved, and also national cat day!
Laura Prieto-Velasco of Hvnter Gvtherer discusses her approach to metalwork, the concept of sacred space, connected existence of the ancient and modern, and more.
Brit-El speaks with Brandon Wyse, former LaVeyan Satanist. He discusses his history and insight on the occult; Aleister Crowley, ceremonial magick and his present as a screenwriter and Christian.
On this episode we talk Crimson Peak, the role of custom ("the guide of life"), religion, experiential knowledge, and the exploration of the true mystery in life: the confusing lives of "normal" people
On today's segment Brit-El speaks with Daniel James Franklin about religion, horror, vision quests, his book The Red Devil, and the unconscious.
On today’s segment, Brit-El speaks with Sir Rucifer, a Dominant at The Dominion. Lessons about BDSM, psychology, and a live, on air demonstration await you on this episode of Gothropology!
On today’s segment, Brit-El digs into the holistic human condition with Lawrence Lewis and Devon Paulson of The Alone Experience, a fully immersive experience that places the participant in “dreams, fantasies and nightmares” to provide the full range of human emotions, a blank slate to be lived through.
On today’s segment, master alchemist and occultist Jymie Darling, Ph.D. returns, owner of the nation’s oldest occult store, Panpipes Magickal Marketplace.
In the midst of Mercury in retrograde, Brit-El M. interviews Sean Fitzgerald, student of psychology and human behavior aficionado, to discuss fear- how it feels, how we feel it, why we feel it and what it means. Not realizing the clock is ticking, the conversation cuts right into the half-hour mark- so stay tuned for part two in the not-so-distant future.
Gothropology is a show that discusses spirituality, ancient traditions, social deconstruction and more with your host Brit-El Mabourakh. Today, Brit-El M. interviews Javier Valenzuela, vocalist for rock outfit The Voxes, on how fear subconsciously permeates our everyday lives.
Today, Brit-El M. hosted not a guest, but a myriad of ideas surrounding why we want what we want, what we think we want but don’t, dualistic obstructions including the Madonna-whore complex, her favorite thinkers, and more. Twenty-eight minutes of the haunting host and her mic.