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Transcend the Known

Transcend the Known

By Transcend the Known
Where transcendentalism, parapsychology and physics meet for coffee! Come and join us as we dare to question the known ;)
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Audio(book pod)cast, Hand of Ronan Hawke

Transcend the Known

Audio(book pod)cast, Hand of Ronan Hawke

Transcend the Known

Soothing Poetry
A soothing reading of poetry you may not be familiar with and I hope you enjoy. W. B. Yeats - An Irish Airman Foresees his Death Charlotte Mew - Fame & The Peddler Robert Frost - Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening & The Road not Taken D.H. Lawrence - Snake Wilfred Owen - The Parable of the Old Man and the Young Langston Hughes - The Negro Speaks of Rivers Dylan Thomas - Do No Go Gentle...
January 30, 2020
John Dee & the Theory of Everything
Einstein,  Hawking and others are famous for, among other notable things, being  eager adherents of a singular calculation, like Einstein’s E-MC squared,  or ideology that encompasses all of the known laws of physics. This  Unified Theory of Everything would resolve all outstanding discrepancies  and provide further insight into areas currently murky and unknown. What does John Dee have in common with these great scientists?
January 29, 2020
The Mandela Effect
A discussion of the Mandela Effect, named after the human rights activist Nelson Mandela, in its various forms. What If?...
January 9, 2020
Alien Abductions
A Deep-Dive into alien abduction accounts. Is there a basis for them other than the one we've been told? 
December 11, 2019
Say Hello to Our Interstellar Friend
December 8th, 2019 Comet C/2019 Q4 will be at its closest to us on its unusual orbit past our Sun. Here are a few fascinating bits of information pertaining to the date, the comet and, yes, us!
December 8, 2019
Yes, Virginia
In honor of the upcoming holiday season, a brief excursion. A reading of the famous letter from the editor of The New York Sun to Miss Virginia Hanlon on the true meaning of the holidays, with value to all regardless of religious ideology.
November 28, 2019
More Quantum Biology Please
Will Quantum Biology change the nature of life...of existence as we know it? How does M-Theory factor into this paradigm shift in the way we observe and analyze our known world.
November 26, 2019
Token of a Stranger
The gothic horror short story, "Token of a Stranger," written by Johanna Kristin Ellerup, tells of a small gift from a stranger to a grieving widow.  Cover photo credit: Seven Kensal Green Cemetary, London, UK.
October 28, 2019
Luella Miller
A Gothic horror story written in 1903 by Mary E. W. Freeman. It tells of a woman so compelling, people died for her. Cover photo credit: Peter Newell
October 28, 2019
For millennia, the fictional character of Lilith has been demonized for refusing to subjugate herself to Adam. In this podcast we take a look at this depiction. Is she a fit role model for feminists and others, male and female alike, who've been traumatized by bullies & predatory characters?
October 16, 2019
Ghost Story - The Tapestried Chamber
The reading of a chilling 1828 ghost story - as befits the season! - written by author Sir Walter Scott from his anthology, "The Keepsake Stories."  An online version can be found here - Cover art: Johanna Ost
October 13, 2019
Audiocast - Edgar Allen Poe's The Raven
Series 2 of 3 - Audiocast of Edgar Allen Poe's 1844 poem, "The Raven." Cover artwork - Sir John Tenniel (28 February 1820 – 25 February 1914) an English illustrator.
September 26, 2019
A deep dive into, quite possibly, one of the greatest miscarriages of justice in history. Setting the record straight - Rasputin as a transcendent healer.
September 20, 2019
Edgar Allen Poe
Series 1 of an Audiocast of selected readings from Edgar Allen Poe's works including The Lake, Alone, Shadow, Silence and The Tell-Tale Heart. Accompanied by after-podcast information on the website, Transcend the Known about his life and featured works. More post-cast information can be found at
September 8, 2019
Shadow Men or Dark Energy Beings?
A deep dive episode into the paranormal phenomena of Shadow Men, Mothmen and Owlmen. Could these be Dark Energy Aether beings or the result of stress induced peripheral vision activation - or both? An after-podcast website supplemental post, available on, with pictures, links and a video is available
August 13, 2019
AudioCast, audiobook excerpt, A New Beginning - Transcendence
Transcend the Known presents an audiocast excerpt from the novel, "A New Beginning - Transcendence" by JK Ellerup. A novel of life, life after death, unconditional love and acceptance and reincarnation as experienced by otherworldly entity.
August 9, 2019
Automatic Writing with Aleister Crowley, Jane Roberts and Pearl Curran
A different perspective on the phenomena of automatic writing. Aleister Crowley, Jane Roberts and Pearl Curran had several things in common.
August 2, 2019
Audio(book pod)cast, Hand of Ronan Hawke
Transcend the Known presents an audiocast excerpt from the novel, "Hand of Ronan Hawke" by Barry Litherland.
July 24, 2019
Premiere "Firsts"
In this premiere episode, we'll do a deep-dive from an unusual perspective into aircraft encounters with UFO's then take a look at the First individual in recorded history. Listen on Anchor, iTunes, TuneIn and more!
July 22, 2019
Interlaced Fingers - a poem
An audiocast of the poem, "Interlaced Fingers" of entwined hands symbolizing enduring love. It can be found on the website 
July 14, 2019
Lo, The Gloaming - A poem
An Audiocast of the poem, "Lo, the Gloaming"
July 14, 2019
Audio Excerpt, The Curve in the Road
An audiobook excerpt of Greg McLaughlin's foray into parapsychological phenomena, "The Curve in the Road" available on Amazon.
July 13, 2019