Science Fiction

Bene Gesserit Litany Against Fear

Brian David Phillips creates a brief guided trance experience based upon the BENE GESSERIT LITANY AGAINST FEAR from the DUNE novels by Frank Herbert. The litany itself isn’t a typical guided imagery experience but a bolster against fear. For our purposes, some liberties have been taken with the form. Within the novels, the Litany Against…

Loki’s Testicles Tug-O-War Fun Sort of True Story Time

Welcome to Sort of True Story Fun Time . . . sit back and enjoy a traditional tale of THJAZI, LOKI, SKADI, AN INVISIBLE ROPE, A GOAT, LOKI’S TESTICLES, A VERY STRANGE GAME OF TUG-O-WAR, SOME GOLDEN APPLES, and special guest appearances by Thor, Odin, Idun, Njord, and Many Others. Be sure to let Marvel…

Hypnotic Roleplaying Webinar Audio Recording

On 23 September 2012, Brian David Phillips conducted an online guided meditation on HYPNOROLEPLAY: eXperiential Hypnosis and LARP/RPG Play via online webinar chat. The HYPNOROLEPLAY online webinar is an introduction to concepts related to hypnotically enhancing character identification and the experience of roleplaying games, live and table top. Of particular interest is the use of…

Mr. Burns, Bart Simpson, and Post-Apocalyptic Awesome

If you like, you can say this is not awesome . . . if you like . . . you’d be absofuckinloutely wrong but you can still say it. Yes, Mr. Burns: A Post-Electric Play is a stage drama that takes place just after the apocalypse with a group of survivors who amuse themselves by…

Using Hypnosis to Experience Zombie Apocalypse Gameplay could be Awesome or a whole lot of NOT Awesome

So . . . zombies are all the craze right now . . . comic books, movies, television shows, and video games. Well, what if you could use hypnosis to experientially enter into the game and experience the events of the game as if it were real? Nope, we’re not talkin’ holodeck fiction here, you…

Dalek Relaxation for Humans

Okay, I know this will appeal to a very particular sort of person but I absolutely got a kick out of it. Peter Serafinowicz began speculating what the Daleks have been up to since taking a hiatus from Doctor Who. His supposition? They were off recording an absolutely chilling New Age meditation tape. Absolutely brilliant…

Big Trouble In Little China or the film that Confuses Kurt Russell

One of my absolutely favorite films is Big Trouble in Little China, a bit of fantasy cross-cultural weirdness that starred Kurt Russell way back when. Sure, I know that by today’s standards it’s a bit on the culturally insensitive side and that despite any dreams one might have from one’s youth “Chinese girls don’t come…