Mitch Horowitz is a writer and publisher of many years' experience with a lifelong interest in man's search for meaning. He is vice-president and editor-in-chief at Tarcher/Penguin in New York. Mitch has put together a serious, wide-ranging study of all the magical, mystical, and spiritual movements that have arisen and influenced American history in often-surprising ways.
- Occult America: White House Seances, Ouija Circles, Masons, and the Secret Mystic History of Our Nation
- One Simple Idea: How Positive Thinking Reshaped Modern Life
In the first half of the program, host Dave Schrader (email) welcomed well-known voice of occult and esoteric ideas, Mitch Horowitz, for a discussion on the history of superstitions including the popular fear of Friday the 13th. Followed by Open Lines in the second half. ... More »Host: Dave Schrader
Well-known voice of occult and esoteric ideas, Mitch Horowitz, discussed his research into the history and prevalence of the positive thinking movement in America. First hour guest, investment advisor Catherine Austin Fitts talked about the confirmation of Janet Yellin as the new head of the Federal Reserve. ... More »Host: George Noory
Author and publisher Marshall Masters discussed a specific crop circle, seen in Avebury Manor, UK in 2008, that depicts the planets in our solar system in the position they'll be in on December 21, 2012. According to his decoding of the crop formation's message, "we're going to see what appears to be a second sun in the sky...and there's going to be a horrific solar storm." First hour guest, author and editor Mitch Horowitz talked about the history of the occult. ... More »Host: George Noory
During the first three hours, well-known voice of occult and esoteric ideas, Mitch Horowitz discussed how the occult is very much part of American history including the Ouija board, trance mediumship, & astrology. Last hour guest, author William Gladstone talked about the meaning of 2012. ... More »Host: George Noory
Executive editor of Tarcher/Penguin, Mitch Horowitz, shared an in-depth look at the occult, which he explained is all about the pursuit of self-knowledge.An effort was made by the early church to associate paganism and nature-based religions which delved into hidden abilities with something sinister, he said. ... More »Host: George Noory