Introducing The Gemstone File

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Tonight’s is an unusual edition of Planet Waves FM, mostly covering something called The Gemstone File. This is a soon-to-be-released collection of documents, dating from about 1930 to 2017, related to scientific fraud.

Toward An American Revolution

Posted by Eric Francis


Madness is unfolding by the hour with the Trump campaign/administration’s ties to Russia coming out into the open. We now know that campaign chairman Paul Manafort, Donald Trump Jr., and the kid whose name I forgot — Jared Kushner — all met with a representative of the Kremlin to talk about dirt on Hillary Clinton.

Interview with Don Oscar Miro-Quesada Solevo

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Today’s edition of Planet Waves FM features a rare interview with don Oscar Miro-Quesada Solevo, a Peruvian medicine man. My conversation with Don Oscar covers three topics: the total solar eclipse of Aug. 21, 2017; the internet; and the nature and meaning of sex.

Interview with Chiron Pioneer Melanie Reinhart

Posted by Eric Francis


In tonight’s Planet Waves FM I have an interview with Melanie Reinhart, author of Chiron and the Healing Journey. This is really the latest installment of a conversation that’s been going on for about 19 years, by phone, on Skype, at conferences and by email. The interview begins about one hour and 40 minutes into the show, and lasts a little more than an hour.

For Feminist Men, Damaged by Feminism

Posted by Eric Francis


Tonight, for solstice eve, I have a special edition of Planet Waves FM for you. Sometimes it seems like the most sensitive men, who respect and appreciate women the most, have been the most damaged by feminism. That’s the topic I focus in an interview with Kasia Urbaniak.

An unexpected Gemini edition of Planet Waves FM

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Today is a full-strength bangin’ Gemini edition, featuring music by performance artist Laurie Anderson and a guest appearance by Weegee Fellig, one of the inventors of photojournalism (view chart below). And, of course, lots of astrology.

Week Off from Planet Waves FM

Posted by Eric Francis

Planet Waves FM Studio.

I’m taking this week off from Planet Waves FM. It seemed time to take a little breather. Next week, I’ll feature two outstanding Geminis: the life of photojournalist Weegee Fellig, as well as the music and the chart of Laurie Anderson. We have two new features we’re adding to PW FM: One is a streaming loop of many archived shows, which you’ll be able to click on any time and dive into the project somewhat randomly.

The Elements of Worldly and Spiritual Strength

Posted by Eric Francis


It’s often been said that when the student is ready, the teacher arrives — and in that spirit, I’m here to introduce you to Kasia Urbaniak. A former dominatrix who was once paid $64,000 for a ten-minute session (her job while putting herself and her sister through university), Kasia now teaches women’s empowerment workshops. Tonight’s edition of Planet Waves FM is a double-header, wherein two full segments are devoted to a conversation I had with Kasia last night. That segment begins at 1 hour and 40 minutes if you want to skip right to it.

The Planets are On the Move

Posted by Eric Francis


Tonight’s edition of Planet Waves FM looks at the interesting inner-planet activity at the moment (summed up in Monday’s edition of Planet Waves). This includes Mercury, Venus and Mars all making aspects to outer planets before changing signs and forming a magnificent pattern from about June 4 through June 10.

The Message is Fear: Bombing in Manchester

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The word terror means extreme fear, and that’s the goal of terrorism. In tonight’s edition of Planet Waves FM, I look at the chart for the bombing at Manchester Arena on Monday night, and ask what, exactly, we might learn from these events.

Before and After Eno: Bowie, Talking Heads, U2

Posted by Eric Francis


Today’s edition of Planet Waves FM is really a glorified version of my old show, the Music Appreciation Hour. Only today you might say that it’s Record Producer Appreciation Hour, if that producer is Brian Eno and if his clients are some of the most sublime musical artists of our lifetimes.

Scorpio Full Moon and Brian Eno

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Tonight, celebrating the 69th birthday of Brian Eno, Planet Waves FM is a tribute to his music, as well as to art and sex. We’ll hear music spanning about 30 years of Brian’s career, from his early solo days to the early 21st century, including one movement of Music For Airports, covered by the virtuoso ensemble, Bang on a Can.