The Mythic Masculine

The Mythic Masculine
Explorations on mythology, culture and the emerging masculine archetypes. Hosted by visionary filmmaker Ian MacKenzie, co-director of Amplify Her (2018) and the forthcoming Love School (2020).

#8 | From Mother to Lover Earth - Charles Eisenstein
Feb 18 • 58 min
I’m pleased today to share my conversation with visionary philosopher Charles Eisenstein. He is the author of numerous books, including the recent Climate: A New Story. I first came across Charles’ work over 10 years ago with his book The Ascent of…
#7 | Thriving Life & A Prayer for All Men: Pat McCabe (Woman Stands Shining)
Feb 4 • 65 min
Today I’m happy to share my interview with Pat McCabe, an indigenous grandmother, activist, artist, and ceremonial leader. She is an international voice for global peace, and someone I seem to continually cross paths with at new paradigm gatherings around…
#6 | The Boy Hero Must Die: Eamon Armstrong (Life is a Festival)
Jan 21 • 72 min
Eamon Armstrong is the host of his popular podcast Life is a Festival, promoting adventure and personal development through the lens of festival culture. I first met him as the Prince of Parties when he worked for Fest300, where he got to travel the globe…
#5 | A Culture of Love Beyond Patriarchy: Benjamin von Mendelssohn (Tamera)
Jan 7 • 58 min
Benjamin von Mendelssohn is a longtime resident of Tamera peace research village in Portugal, which for the last 5 years has been the focus of a documentary I’m co-directing titled Love School. Benjamin is co-leader of the Global Love School, as well as…
#4 | The Grail, The Dragon, and the Wild Men: Sharon Blackie (This Mythic Life)
Dec 23, 2019 • 59 min
Dr Sharon Blackie is an award-winning writer, teacher and speaker, aimed at cultivating the mythic imagination. She is the author of numerous books, including “If Women Rose Rooted” and the host of her own podcast This Mythic Life. Sharon specializes in…
#3 | Shiva and the Mystic Path of Inner Integration: Zamir Dhanji
Dec 10, 2019 • 64 min
Zamir Dhanji is a longtime friend and ally in our mutual exploration of emerging culture. He is trained in Hatha yoga in the lineage of Swami Gitananda. His spiritual guru of the last eight years is the Buddhist wisdom master Maticintin, lineage holder of…
#2 | Rites of Passage & The Encounter with the Feminine: John Wolfstone
Nov 26, 2019 • 55 min
John Wolfstone is a filmmaker, wilderness rites-of-passage guide, and sacred clown focused on the work of cultural redemption. Over the past 10 years, he has been in service toward restorative justice, ancestral healing and peace building in conflict…
#1 | Hero or Trickster? The Rise of Jordan Peterson: Patricia Marcoccia & Maziar Ghaderi
Nov 12, 2019 • 70 min
By now, chances are pretty good that you’ve heard the name Jordan Peterson, and already have a strong opinion about him. Back in 2016, he was the controversial Canadian academic who refused to agree to the mandated use of gender pronouns at the University…