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Episode 42 -  Why JFK Was Killed: The Nexus of Dark Forces that came together to execute the American Dream. | November 19th, 2016

Episode 41 - Nazi Money Machine | November 12th, 2916
On The Metaphysical Connection Episode 41, Walt, Jim and I talk about Nazi Fortunes. How did the Nazi's get the money needed to build the greatest war machine the world had ever known at the time.

Episode 40 - Central Banks International Conspiracy | November 5th, 2016 : Walt Schnabel and Eric Renderking Fisk talk about the origins of the great American and Global Conspiracy, the formation of the Central Banks, and their role in First World War. Walt and Eric also make a prediction on the upcoming General Election for the Next President Of The United States.

Episode 39 - Origins Of Halloween | October 29th, 2016
On this special episode of The Metaphysical Connection, we explore the origins of Halloween, what started this holiday and what makes the transition into autumn into winter so much different than the other times of the year? What is it about this holiday that makes us dwell on aspects of the supernatural, the paranormal and the afterlife?

We also go around and share titles of the best Halloween movies that have been released this year.

Episode 38 Season Of The Witch | October 21st, 2016
On Episode 38 of The Metaphysical Connection, Walt Schnabel and Eric Renderking Fisk discuss the origins of witches, from the original matriarch healers with natural herbal remedies, the evil looking crones of folklore, the vilification of strong women through chauvinist vs misogynist through the ages, and a debate if we're returning to viewing women as equals throughout the society or if this is a first for humanity.

We also talk about a lesser known women in the Bible, especially Lilith who was allegedly the first wife of Adam according to ancient sources.

Episode 37 - Gut Check | October 15th, 2016
Walt Schnabel, Jim Loretta and Eric Renderking Fisk talk for a brief moment or two about conspiracy theories about the FDA, The Supreme Court, big pharmacy, and companies like Monsanto.

Then we get into the connection between Mind, Body, and Spirit and how necessary to keep a Metaphysical Connection between all three with proper nutrition and excluding specific things in our diets. I also give a special shout-out to my fitness program.

And if you haven't figured it out yet, The Two Biggest Star Wars Nerds in Southern New Hampshire go crazy for the latest trailer for "Rogue One. "

Flicks To Hold You Over review: Amanda Knox on Netflix


"Soaked In Bleach: The Fedora Chronicles Flicks
Eric Renderking Fisk reviews what could be one of the best Film Noir styled documentaries ever made.


Metaphysical Connection 36: 36 Grand Canyon's Ancient Hidden Archive
October 8th, 2016: Walt Schnabel and Eric Renderking Fisk talk in further detail about the mysterious discovery that took place in a cavern in The Grand Canyon that might have housed ancient relics from around the world, especial Egypt, India, and other parts of Asia. We also speculate on what the earliest incarnation of The Smithsonian did with that artifact during an excavation in 1909.

Star Wars (1977) - Flicks To Hold You Over review by Eric Renderking Fisk: Looking back at The Original Star Wars, not as Space Fantasy, but as one of the most important anti-establishment films of the Mid-70's and an allegory about the times it was made.

Episode 35: The Exorcist Special | October 1st, 2016 This is our very special episode dedicated to The Exorcist, spanning from the original novel, the motion picture, and now the FOX Network series. Professor Walt Schnabel and I also talk about the origins of true evil, some of the science behind demonic possession, and evil we encounter on a daily basis and how to combat it.

So, grab your rosary and crucifix and burn that incense and sage! Enjoy The Show!

"The Rogue and Scoundrels Style Guide to Wearing A Fedora," by The Fedora Chronicles and Die Hard Indy Fan Club FB group & Eric Renderking Fisk | Autumn 2016: Our so-called "rules" for wearing a fedora.

Episode 34: Paranormal News Greatest Hits | September 24th, 2016
On This episode of The Metaphysical Connection, Jim Loretta shares with us his favorite paranormal news items from the recent past.

This is an abbreviated show Walt and Eric are preparing for a special episode next week on the topic demonic possession and the background on one of the frightening movies on topic; The Exorcist.

In that upcoming show, we talk about the news story that inspired William Peter Blatty, the deeper meaning of his book and the motion picture, and we'll give you our thoughts on the TV show of the same name which just aired it's premiere on the FOX Network.

Episode 33 - America's Secret Archives | September 17th, 2016

In this 2-hour Special, we talk about America's secret archives and what might be kept in them. We begin with The Smithsonian and what is reportedly in there that's forbidden from tax paying citizens from viewing. We also speculate on stories that involved mysterious discoveries that were made, only to be swept away by a federal agency.

We also go down the rabbit hole by talking about going down the rabbit hole while doing research for this episode and come up with a few more show topics.


The Road (2009): Eric 'Renderking' Fisk reviews one of the most hauntingly beautiful movies about the end of the world...

Episode 32 - Conscious Spirit Paranormal Group Debreifing |
September 10th, 2016

While Walt Schnabel is on special assignment, Eric Renderking Fisk sat down with fellow members of Conscious Spirit Paranormal Group of New England and discuss the investigation of Jones Cemetery in Orange Massachusetts and share thoughts and conclusions about what really happened there and what they hope to find the next time we visit that location.

Episode 31 - Haunted Artifacts: September 3rd, 2016: Eric Renderking Fisk, Walt Schnabel and Jim Loretta talk about haunted items. What makes an item hunted or enchanted? What makes a holy cross a holy cross? Could a replica of a prop become haunted? Before we get started, Jim shares with us some paranormal news of the week and talks about a higher conscious level of animals. Then we end the show asking you about your own personal items that might be haunted by you after you are gone.

The Metaphysical Connection Number 30, Walt Schnabel and Eric Renderking Fisk talk about a Close Encounter of The Grave Kind, Eric’s outing with the Conscious Spirit Paranormal Group of New England and the investigation of The Jones Graveyard in Orange Massachusetts.

The Marlowe Moment | August 10th, 2016 - Eric Renderking Fisk shares a different aspect of Joseph Campbell's 'Call To Action,' from the fan of a Raymond Chandler's novels.

Be sure to also checkout our review of "Stranger Things..."

Metaphysical Connection Episode 26 - Lunar Conspiracy | July 30th, 2016

In the first half of the show, Jim Loretta joins us to share with us some of the conspiracies and scientific theories about the moon.

Then Walt Schnabel and Eric Renderking Fisk talk about the Apollo Program, canceled missions, and what NASA could be hiding about what they found on the moon. We also talk about our ultimate dream team that we would send to the moon and explore mysterious regions and artifacts that might be waiting for us there...

Metaphysical Connection Episode 24– The Conscious Spirit Paranormal Group Of New Hampshire | July 15th, 2016

While Walt is on Vacation, Eric Renderking Fisk interviews members from Conscious Spirit Paranormal Group of New England. Featured here are some images they shared during their talk on July 16th that was held at Brown Bag Lunch Lectures at the Keene Library Public Library.


Metaphysical Connection Episode 24 – Alternate Dimensions. | July 9th, 2016

This time Walt and Eric talk about the idea that there are alternate universes, the notion that there are other versions of us and you in other dimensions, and that there may have been visitors that have crossed realms.

: Episode One of The Electric Speakeasy Podcast - a roundtable discussion with Fedora Chronicles regulars and special guests such as fellow retrocentrics, retrofuturist, and retronauts talk about current events that are important to you our listeners.

In this episode, we talk about Women of Cosplay, Sexual Harassment, nerd hygiene, and Paramount Studios slapping down their own Ten Commandments on Trekkie Fan Films.


The Metaphysical Connection 22: Bloodlines of The Elite | July 2nd, 2016

This time on The Metaphysical Connection, Walt talks to us about bloodlines of the elite and entertains the idea that everyone in power has some ancestral connection to royalty in Europe. We’re also joined by Jim Loretta, author of The Hidden Energies Behind Feng Shui, and one of our favorite club members, Jennifer Robinson Henry.

Walt also explains to us Rh factors and what it might actual means, that some people have more evidence of alien intervention in their blood while others have less, and what that means for human beings in everyday life.

It’s a bloody good episode of The Metaphysical Connection! Thanks for Listening and enjoy the show.

Fedora Chronicles Radio Show Number 60:
Retropunk Activist Dankaert Lexicon | July 2nd, 2016

Retropunk activist, and the host of Radio Retro on YouTube and Writer/Editor at Tupperware Steampunk- Dankaert Lexicon!

We talk about the term retropunk taking hold of the retrocentric community, blending of the shash-punk genres and styles, in-fighting in Cosplay, and finish up the conversation about moving our hobbies forward after costuming.

The Metaphysical Connection 21: Illuminati and Secret Societies |
June 24th, 2016

This week Walt and Eric talk about Illuminati and Secret Societies and how they might be a part of all conspiracy theories or none of them. Is there a secret group who control everything from government to media? Is it populated with politicians, business leaders, entertainment personalities, pop stars and even world leaders?

The Metaphysical Connection 19: Ancient Alien Pyramids Technology
Part Two | June 18th, 2016

Discussion about pyramids around the world including some found in Europe, The Americas, and even China. Then Walt surprises the heck out of Eric with a theory relating to other findings around the aforementioned pyramids.

The Metaphysical Connection 20: Nick Redfern and Weapons Of The Gods June10th, 2016

Walt Schnabel and Eric Renderking Fisk talk with Nick Redfern about his latest book - Weapons of the Gods: How Ancient Alien Civilizations Almost Destroyed the Earth.

Mr. Redfern is, of course, the prolific author of 37 books on various topics about the supernatural and paranormal which include "Bloodline Of The Gods," "The Real Men In Black,," "Close Encounters Of The Fatal Kind," "Strange Secrets - Real Government Files On The Unknown," and a personal favorite The Pyramids and The Pentagon."

The Metaphysical Connection 18: Ancient Alien Pyramids Technology
Part One | Walt Schnabel & Eric Renderking Fisk | June 3rd, 2016

Donald and Hillary calling each other frauds, Third-party Candidates, The Gorilla in the room and horrible parenting, and The Week In Space News!
Meanwhile, Walt and I are enjoying our favorite new beverage – Hard Ginger Ale from Henry’s Hard Soda!

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FilmFlicks To Hold You Over: Eric Renderking Fisk reviews what might be the best movie about a criminal investigation performed by a newspaper, Spotlight. Worthy of An Oscar for Best Picture.

Radio Show Number 57 Mentors, Supreme Court, and Broke Kanye!?!
In this podcast that we recorded on February 18th we talk about the news of the week including Kanye West going broke, the passing of a Supreme Court Judge, and another anniversary for The Maltese Falcon. Before we get into the news, we talk about the nature of relationships and memories of a mentor of mine who passed away earlier this month.

Bio-Hasard Interpretation Of “Decopunk”:
Holly Gonzalez shares with us her definition of 'decopunk' and why it's a favorite for so many retrocentrics.

Hiroshima: T-Plus 70:
Eric Renderking Fisk discusses the emotional impact the atomic bomb had on western society and the fears that linger today

Fedora Chronicles Dress Code:
Eric Renderking Fisk responds to the editorial by Elisabeth Vincentelli from The NY Times, "For the love of God, stop dressing like crap."

Taking Offense at being Offended:

"Small Boxes" Jenny Henry counters Eric Renderking Fisk’s thesis from “Incomplete Kits”