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Tim Leary is Dead, Long Live Tim Leary

The following comic strip essay by Michael Simmons describing some encounters with an aging Tim Leary and a phone call with Terence McKenna appeared in… 8 more words

Cary Grant: How 100 Acid Trips in 'Changed my Life'

At the height of his fame, Cary Grant turned to LSD therapy for help. He later claimed the drug saved him, but did it also spell the end of his career? 780 more words

The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test - Tom Wolfe (1968)

“The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test is a nonfiction book by Tom Wolfe that was published in 1968. The book is remembered today as an early – and arguably the most popular – example of the growing literary style called… 301 more words

Grateful Dead

On dancing birds and space aliens

Earlier on today I was walking through some trees and I saw a blackbird ahead of me. It was standing beside a plant, and it appeared to be swaying it’s body back and forth while keeping it’s legs perfectly straight.  676 more words



Comrades: I find myself in the midst of an Illuminati plot. Or possibly just perpetrating a postal crime. Unclear.*

My current Theory of Everything is I’m a recurring character in a… 860 more words

John Lennon, Dr. Timothy Leary and the 1960s Countercultural Zeitgeist

Image: Rosemary and Timothy Leary, John and Yoko (Stephen Sammons)

This June marks the 50th anniversary of The Beatles’ classic, Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band. 740 more words


The Living Library: DNA Used As Data Storage

If you have lived as long as I have, you’ve seen a number of information storage systems come and go: vinyl records, audio tapes, CDs, DVDs, the Cloud, and vinyl records. 594 more words