Tha Talks



THA Talks has continued to grow as a weekly/fortnightly produced podcast series of interviews indulging in topics generally considered marginal, strange, controversial, or esoteric and occult. Standing by the idea of creating a platform where people can share their views free of judgement. Free thoughts and Open Minds is more than a tagline; its the principle behind the project.Paul Obertelli and his companion co-hosts John White, Seana Collins & David Parry, delve into new perspectives, theories and intelligent conversations about some of the wonders, oddities, and events occurring in our world today.THA Talks has had the opportunity to interview a wide selection of guests from around the world and continues to produce ever evolving media elements to cover topics of News, Conspiracy, Spirituality, The Occult, History, Art, and much more..


  • Edition 108 - Dr Leonard Sax - Issues Of Child & Adolescent Development

    21/02/2016 Duration: 01h06min

    Leonard Sax MD PhD earned his bachelor’s degree in biology from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge, Massachusetts, where he graduated Phi Beta Kappa in five semesters at the age of 19. He then went on to the University of Pennsylvania, where he earned both his PhD in psychology, and his MD. Next he did a 3-year residency in family practice at Lancaster General Hospital in Lancaster Pennsylvania. In 1990, Dr. Sax established a family practice in Montgomery County Maryland, just outside Washington DC. He provided primary care services to children and adults in Montgomery County for more than 18 years. After a 5-year sabbatical to devote himself full-time to speaking engagements and to researching his fourth book The Collapse of Parenting (which was published by Basic Books on December 29, 2015), in 2013 Dr. Sax returned to clinical practice near his home in Chester County, Pennsylvania, while continuing to do speaking engagements. Dr. Sax has built an international reputation as an expert in

  • Edition 107 - Keith & Margo Leonforte - Real Organic Farming, Going Off The Grid

    14/02/2016 Duration: 58min

    Antonio Keith Leonforte and wife Margo Lee Leonforte established what would be their little piece of organic farming paradise in the wilds of Ripley Maine in July, 2014. After a lot of hard work, tent living, renovation and with six acres and a plan, they were able to till, plant and harvest their first crops the following year. Having received membership in MOFGA's [Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association] journey person program, which is quite the sought after position. In January of 2016. The couple continues to document their transformation from Boston natives to rural cultivators, raising awareness for organic farming in their local community and through social media engagement. Be sure to check out The HearthStone Organic Farm on YouTube and Facebook to experience the adventures of the Leonforte Family through 2016!   Related links: Hearthstone Organic Farm, Facebook youtube, Tales From the Hearth Land

  • Edition 106 - Curtis Childs - Emanuel Swedenborg Foundation

    07/02/2016 Duration: 01h04min

    Curtis Childs is Digital Media Producer at the Swedenborg Foundation, a nonprofit organization whose purpose is to help people learn about Emanuel Swedenborg, an 18 century Swedish scientist, philosopher, theologian, revelator, and mystic who was best known for his book on the afterlife, "Heaven and Hell" and who was believed by many to channel and reveal a broader perspective of the channellings of Jesus Christ.The Swedenborg Foundation are currently in the process of creating a new translation of Swedenborg's works, from the original Latin, while also keeping older translations in print for those who prefer them.They have a mission of getting Emanuel Swedenborg's ideas out into the larger conversation. Curtis Child's is also the host of the weekly web series "Swedenborg and Life".   Related links:

  • Edition 105 - Mogg Morgan - Thelema, Mandrake of Oxford

    01/02/2016 Duration: 01h04min

    Mogg Morgan is the founder of Mandrake of Oxford Publishing, know mostly for their well known publications on Magick, Occulture, Tantra and Thelema. He is a writer, pagan practitioner, and an independent scholar & theorist. He was Wellcome research student at Oxford, where his teacher was the late Professor B K Matilal, a widely respected expert on South Asian rational thought. Mogg's many books include ‘Ayurveda: Medicine of the Gods',  ‘The English Mahatma', ‘Sexual Magick’ (as ‘Katon Shual’).  And more recently, a sequence of books combining academic research with practical experimentation beginning with "Tankhem: Seth & Egyptian Magick’,  ‘The Bull of Ombos: Seth and Egyptian Magick II’,  'The Ritual Year in Ancient Egypt',  'Supernatural Assault in Ancient Egypt'  & 'Phi-Neter: Power of the Egyptian Gods'.  His Forthcoming book is called  'Isis: Goddess of Egypt & India'.Mogg also assisted in the staging of the "Gnostic Mass" Thelemite ritual in the popular Aleister Crowley Documentary "T

  • Edition 104 - Stefanie James - An Astrological Look At Jimmy Savile

    24/01/2016 Duration: 01h02min

    Stefanie is a Consultant Astrologer, Blogger, Vlogger and Researcher based in London. She has an interest in Psychology, Crime and the Elite Establishment, viewing the power and corruption within the hierarchy as a problem which goes back through history.Her recent research has lead her into criminal psychology and the dark secrets of those in positions of power. Stefanie has studied at the London School of Astrology (LSA), The School of Traditional Astrology (STA), the Centre for Psychological Astrology (CPA) and The Mercury Internet School of Psychological Astrology (MISPA).We talk with Stefanie about her research, including some insight into Jimmy Savile and how she see's the stars corresponding with his life.    Related links:

  • Edition 103 - Leo Lyon Zagami - Illuminati Today, Secret Societies

    19/01/2016 Duration: 01h04min

    Leo is still at present Grand Master of the Ordo illuminatorum Universalis who are considered by many the good side of the Vatican illuminati and is an official association and Order now based in Florence (Italy) and are no longer associated since 2008, with the Montecarlo Lodge known also a the Masonic Executive Committee (MEC). In 2006, he started a small blog that quickly became popular on the web concerning his direct involvement with the New World Order and the Secret Societies commonly known as the "Illuminati" and with the help of his journalist friend Greg Szymanski who worked years before in Rome he was the first to expose the scandals that are now clearly evident in the Vatican hierarchy. In doing so, Zagami put his own life at risk and got accused of espionage in Norway after various popular interviews. Between 2009 and 2014 Zagami became also known as an author in Europe and in Japan where he published 12 books that sold over 60 thousand copies in Japan, two of which were co-written with Benjamin

  • Edition 102 - Karen Lanson - Health & fitness, "When Life Gives You Lemons Add A Shot Of Tequila"

    17/01/2016 Duration: 01h03s

      Karen has worked in the fitness industry for nearly twenty years as a personal trainer and instructor, and more recently, nutritionist. She is the author of two books 'Can't Fry Me Love' & "When Life Gives You Lemons Add A Shot Of Tequila", where she teaches how to make being healthy more fun and simple. Her approach to fitness and health is that everything is always evolving and this means it is important to keep up to date with what we do. Throughout our lives we have all been affected by sickness or lost someone through degenerative disease, and Karen very much believes that her life's work and research reconfirms her out look time and time again, that we are what we eat, think and contribute, to both ourselves and the planet. Official statistics show that last year alone heart disease was the number one killer in England and Wales, and the numbers for people suffering with diabetes and neurological disorders and diseases also continue to rise, so clearly the message still isn't being either receive

  • Edition 101 - Cyrus Yavneh - The Hollywood Business

    12/01/2016 Duration: 01h04min

    Cyrus Yavneh is one of Hollywoods most well respected producers and production managers, known mostly for Supernatural (2005), 24 (2001) and The Arrival (1996).Early in his carer Cyrus started out in commercials, music videos, interactive games, feature films, TV and documentaries as Assistant Director, UPM, and Producer filming in most American and many major world production centres. He went on to be nominated for a Prime time Emmy Award,  "Outstanding Drama Series" for "24". And has won a Christopher Award,  "Television & Cable" Christopher Award for "Baby", and a PGA Award, "Outstanding Producer of Episodic Television, Drama"  for "24". Cyrus has worked with some of the most prestigious of talents around including Steven Spielberg, and last year he finished production for the Pilot show of the new forthcoming series "Containment".  He will be working with none other than our very own David Parry as he seeks to produce his own theatre production.   Related links:

  • Edition 100 - Paul, David & Seana - THA Century, The Past & Future

    10/01/2016 Duration: 31min

    A THA Talks summery show, after 100 episodes still going strong and looking to the future.  Paul David and Seana have a little chat about how things have gone and where they would like to steer things from here on,  as we look to add to, and expand on the previous 99 editions.      

  • Edition 99 - Thomas Joseph Brown - Gnosticism, Cosmological Botany, Group Soul Types

    06/01/2016 Duration: 01h15min

    Thomas is back on the show for a talk on Gnosticism and his recent mind expanding research. He is an independent researcher into Spiritual Science and Metaphysics as well as Light & Colour, Free Energy, Lost Sciences, Electro-Therapeutics and more. His recent work has entwined Cosmological Botany, the relationship between the plant world and the cosmos. Believing Humans have individuated souls and animals have a gradation of group soul types, from the higher mammals on to the lower, with plants having their souls in the cosmos with their forms being representative of the apparent planetary motions from Earth. Inspired by Anthroposophy, Thomas wonders if plants can be taken from Earth to another planet and still survive for long. Thomas has a firm philosophical view on true metaphysical concepts having a sound basis in reality and of which can be correlated into a fundamental archetypal structure which interpenetrates diverse belief systems both scientific & spiritual allowing anyone to overcome ingrai

  • Edition 98 - Tom Rowsell - Yuletide, The Ancient Season

    13/12/2015 Duration: 51min

    Tom returns to THA Talks for a talk about Yule and its ancient past as well as its future. He is the presenter and director of the “From Runes To Ruins”, a documentary film on Anglo-Saxon Paganism, he is also a Heathen, Writer, Producer, and has been making documentaries and films for seven years. Thomas learned to make films at the University of Brighton, graduating in 2007. Having spent 4 years working as a freelance journalist writing for Dazed and Confused and I-D magazine, he returned to university to study medieval history at UCL in 2011. He has previously produced Boobs and Revolution (2008), a political documentary on breast surgery in Venezuela and directed a music video in 2007 which was critically acclaimed on BBC Radio 1, His YouTube videos have amassed over 1 million views. Check out edition 70 for our previous show with Tom. Related Links: From Runes To Ruins  

  • Edition 97 - Tilmann Grawe - Prêt à Porter Fashion

    09/12/2015 Duration: 58min

    Tilmann Grawe is a talented designer of luxuryprêt-à-porter (ready-to-wear) fashion, headwear, eyeglasses, and accessories, noted for his use of unusual materials. After studying for two years in Germany, Grawe honed his skills in Paris, France, at the Chambre Syndicale de la Couture Parisienne and with Louis Féraud Haute Couture. Tilmann Grawe showed his first collection in March 2000, after a seven-year collaborative conceptual design venture with Spanish fashion designer Paco Rabanne. Grawe’s unique style combines modernity and elegance in harmony with the image of luxury. His sculptural evening dresses reflect his creative ability to combine industrial and precious materials such as silk, horn, crystal, Bohemian glass, plastic, and furs with plexus inlays. International stars such as Lara Fabian, Aishwarya Rai, Paz Vega, and Lady Gaga have worn the designer’s creations. Grawe has participated in the prestigious UNICEF fashion parade, sponsored by the First Lady of Germany in Berlin, and the Cannes Film Fe

  • Edition 96 - Jillian Haslam - "Indian.English.", From Post-Colonial India To Riches

    25/11/2015 Duration: 58min

    Jillian Haslam is the author of "Indian.English.", A memoir about an early life spent as part of a forgotten minority of British people who were left on the streets of Calcutta after Indian independence, and her perseverance and triumph of spirit and will, that led her to success. After spending close to twenty years forging a successful career in the banking industry Jillian decided to devote her energies to helping other people improve their lives. She is the founding Director of Help Yourself Associates, a life improvement and training company. Jillian is also a published author and popular motivational speaker who uses her own life experience to inspire others to never give up on their life goals and shows them the way to achieve them. Besides being a motivational speaker, Jillian is also known as an inspirational author who has the power to trigger off one’s willpower very easily. Born in India to English parents in post-colonial India, Jillian overcame a childhood of abject poverty, racial abuse, hardsh

  • Edition 95 - Nicholas Kollerstrom - Terror Attacks, Hidden Truths & Global Agenda

    19/11/2015 Duration: 01h10min

    Nicholas is an English writer and a historian of science. he is the author of several books, including "Gardening and Planting by the Moon", "Newton's Forgotten Lunar Theory", "Crop Circles", and "Terror on the Tube".  He has also written entries for the Biographical Encyclopedia of Astronomers. He's been involved in a variety of issues as a political activist. In 1986 he co-founded the Belgrano Action Group after the sinking of the ARA General Belgrano, and in 2007 he argued that the 77 bombings in London had not been carried out by the men accused. Nicholas has also had a chapter published in the new 'Nobody died at Sandy Hook', edited by Jim Fetzer, this has gained 26 5-star amazon reviews in just the first couple of weeks.   Related Links:

  • Edition 94 - Ramzi Amine - Deep Breathing, Breath Of All Breaths

    25/10/2015 Duration: 58min

    Ramzi Amine, from Egypt, is an expert in mindful breathing with 21 years experience. He claims that recently he discovered a powerful experience while slipping deeper and deeper into his breathing, resulting in "great joy and enlightenment".  This simple but effective new approach lead him to the conclusion that deep breathing is simply deep aliveness, finding no better answer for his joyful results. This new outlook has urged him to begin looking into the science behind what he is experiencing. He believes that Cellular digestion is enhanced by deep breathing and with enhanced cellular digestion we have the enlivenment of all the senses with greater and deeper aliveness. Ramzi is currently looking for scientific medical corroboration of this, and believes that establishing this as a fact will have a trans-formative effect on the whole of humanity. He believes it will permeate all areas of life including the religious dimension, dissolving the silent conspiracy which is suppressing what could tomorrow become

  • Edition 93 - Alexander Baron - Holocaust, Revision VS Denial, Questioning The Paradigms

    18/10/2015 Duration: 01h04min

    Alexander is an Author, Journalist and an independent researcher. He has been involved in small publishing since the late eighties writing about various mendacity and disinformation while claiming to expose Zionism and the official narrative of the Holocaust. He has published a number of books and pamphlets on a variety of subjects, delving into some of the most controversial subjects around.  He also writes for the popular online journal TLN.   Related Links:

  • Edition 92 - Carl Lehrburger - Pre Columbus, Secrets of Ancient America

    17/10/2015 Duration: 01h10min

    Carl Lehrburger, also known as Carell, is an environmental activist, renewable energy entrepreneur, researcher and author. During the past 25 years he has studied archaeological and sacred sites, with a focus on Old World peoples in America before Columbus. His investigations of the ancients in the New World include the Celts, Phoenicians, Romans, Hebrews, Indus Valley and Asian peoples, and applies archaeoastronomy and epigraphy as the tools to document evidence of ancient societies in the Americas. His first book published by Bear & Co in 2014 called "Secrets of Ancient America" also addresses the fundamental question - why has the evidence been ignored and Americans remain ignorant of their history? Is traditional archeology is in free-fall as the old archeology paradigm is crumbling? with recent discoveries shattering long-held academic beliefs. The New History presented in Secrets of Ancient America challenges the Old History, addressing the concocted story of what transpired and why it has been hidd

  • Edition 91 - Dirk Bruere - Transhumanism Party UK

    11/10/2015 Duration: 01h47s

    Dirk is a founder member and current nominal leader of Zero State and is the Founder member, Secretary, and Deputy Leader of the Transhumanist Party in the UK. He is a member of the Futurists Board of the Lifeboat Foundation, a consultant to the Institute for Social Futurism and the Founder of The Consensus in 2002CE, He attended Nottingham University and later what is now Westminster University and has a BSc in Physics. He has pursued a careers in electronics and computer research and is a research engineer at Surface Measurement Systems. Dirks other interests include the interface between technology, theology, magick and occultism explored in the books TechnoMage and The Praxis.  He was co-presenter of a UK radio show, "OneTribe". For several years Dirk has held the position of Branch Master in the World Shorinji Kempo Organization, teaching Zen and martial arts, although is now retired from a teaching role.   Related Links:

  • Edition 90 - Richard Rudgley - Anthropology, Asatru & Paganism

    08/10/2015 Duration: 01h01min

    Richard is a British author and television presenter. He has written about the Stone Age and Paganism, one of his his book "Lost Civilisations of the Stone Age" was turned into a television series which he presented on Channel 4 in the UK entitled "Secrets of the Stone Age".  He also presented a program called Pagans in 2004. Richard completed a BA in Social anthropology and Religious studies and went on to do a M. St. and M. Phil. in Ethnology and Museum Ethnography at Oxford University. He also specialises in the usage of hallucinogens and intoxicants in society.    Related Links:  

  • Edition 89 - Graham Nicholls & Lawrence Brightman - Astral Projection, Immersive Art & Seidr

    27/09/2015 Duration: 01h17min

    Graham and Lawrence return to the show for a group chat about their recent projects, after appearing in editions 77 & 73 respectively. Graham has been exploring and researching out-of-body experience's since 1987. He has also taught and lectured at venues including Cambridge University, The Society for Psychical Research, The Institute of Noetic Sciences, The International Remote Viewing Association, and London’s Science Museum. He is the author of two books on the out-of-body experience and is a leading expert and practitioner in the field. Some of Graham's recent projects include trance based shamanism and Seidr, a type of ancient Norse sorcery.Lawrence has worked with Graham on many projects including working on Non-local consciousness & Near Death Experiences under the supervision of Dr. Rupert Sheldrake.  He is an inventor, film maker, Actor & Pagan.  He first became interested in esoteric and paranormal subjects in his early teens, always pursuing practical application in himself, and then s

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