How Soon Is Now? with Daniel Pinchbeck

Host Daniel Pinchbeck explores ecology, politics, spirituality, technology, and social change. This podcast looks at our current world and proposes new ideas and solution-oriented approaches to the problems facing us. Daniel is the author of "Breaking Open The Head," "2012 The Return of Quetzalcoatl", "How Soon Is Now?", and "When Plants Dream". He co-hosts
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Nov 10, 2019

In this episode, I interview Mitch Horowitz, author of The Miracle Club, on the New Thought" movement in America, a form of pragmatic occultism that encompasses books like The Power of Positive Thinking, Think and Grow Rich, and The Secret. We explore the value and flaws of this popular phenomenon. 

Oct 13, 2019

For this episode, I speak with Gary Lachman, a prolific author on occult topics and an original member of the band Blondie, about his book, Dark Star Rising, which looks at the occult aspects of Donald Trump's rise (the Kek/Pepe phenomenon) as well as the connection between the resurgent Far Right and esotericism, including the popularity of "Traditionalists" like Rene Guenon and Julius Evola. 

Jul 31, 2018

A conversation with Brittany Kaiser, formerly an executive at the infamous Cambridge Analytica and a co-founder at Digital Asset Trade Association where she is developing legislation around Blockchain. A human rights advocate who worked for the Obama campaign, Kaiser has been outspoken about her time at Cambridge Analytica, where she saw how the use of personal data from Facebook tilted the last election. She is building a movement for people to gain control over their personal data, which Blockchain-based technology can facilitate. The discussion was recorded at The Assemblage NoMad in the Spring of 2018. 

Jul 24, 2018

A conversation with Sterlin Lujan, communications director at and a "relational anarchist" who wants a free society without government controls. We explore the future of Bitcoin, blockchain, and Libertarian ideals. The talk was recorded in Mykonos, Greece, in July 2018, after the Villa Illumina Conference on "Crypto and Consciousness." 

Jun 28, 2018
In this episode of How Soon Is Now, Daniel Pinchbeck speaks with Bruce Parry, formerly the host of the well known BBC show Tribe, where he listed indigenous cultures around the world and lived with them. Parry has just released a new film, Tawai, which focuses on the meaning of indigenous traditions and the quest for deeper states of awareness and consciousness. Recorded at The Assemblage, a co-working and co-living community based in New York City.  
Jun 25, 2018

Daniel Pinchbeck speaks with Peter Joseph, director of Zeitgeist and its sequels. Joseph's Zeitgeist was as the "red pill" for a generation, leading millions to question the basic story of their culture. His new book, The New Human Rights Movement, proposes that our current economic system is inherently destructive and offers a set of compelling solutions. Joseph's ideas are fascinating and the book is a must read! Recorded at The Assemblage, a co-working and co-living community based in New York City

May 18, 2018

Daniel speaks with comedian Reggie Watts live at The Assemblage. 

Mar 5, 2018

Part Two of Daniel's conversation with Bitcoin/Blockchain Legend Brock Pierce. 

Mar 5, 2018

Daniel speaks with Bitcoin Legend & Blockchain Entrepreneur Brock Pierce. 

May 11, 2017
Daniel speaks with Del Bigtree, producer of Vaxxed, and Maryam Heinen, director of Vanishing of the Bees.


Apr 17, 2017

Daniel Speaks with Wesley Clark Jr., Writer, Veteran, Ecological Activist and Co-host on The Young Turks.

Apr 14, 2017

Daniel speaks with legendary psychologist and healer Bobby Klein. 

Mar 15, 2017

Recorded Live February 10th at 'How Soon Is Now?: Toward a New Operating System for Human Society'

Featuring Lynne McTaggart, author of The Intention Experiment and The Field, Nafeez Mosaddeq Ahmed, author of Crisis of Civilization, and TV personality George Lamb, founder of Wolfgang. 

Feb 21, 2017

Daniel speaks with authors Jonathan Zap and Anthony Peake about the many dimensions of consciousness, reincarnation, the singularity and more. 

Feb 17, 2017

Daniel is joined by Jim Clark, who runs of the World Technology Network, and New School Professor and author McKenzie Wark. 

Feb 3, 2017

Daniel speaks with Christof Putzel, documentary filmmaker and former foreign correspondent for Al Jazeera, and Carne Ross, founder of The Independent Diplomat and author of Leaderless Revolution. 

Jan 28, 2017

Daniel speaks with  explorers, adventurers, and entrepreneurs Michael Costuros and Barnaby Andersun. 



Jan 18, 2017

Daniel speaks with authors Jonathan Zap and Anthony Peake exploring the simulation hypothesis; is our world real or is it a matrix-like fantasia?

Jan 9, 2017

Daniel discusses climate change, humanity's place within the ecological system, and the Samurai perspective with guests Alnoor Ladha and Margaret Klein Salamon.




Dec 19, 2016

Daniel Pinchbeck talks about our strange post-Trump reality, spiritual activism, and "the more beautiful world we know in our hearts is possible" with thought leader Marianne Williamson and author Charles Eisenstein.