In the early 2000s I Busabout-ed across Europe and spent brief but quality time in Amsterdam. This was in the days when magic mushrooms were sold in Dutch…

This Guy: Listens to Free Bird for the first time

This fellow, who goes by NOLIFESHAQ, claims he’s never heard Lynyrd Skynyrd’s “Free Bird” and records his first listen. He gets the song’s ethos immediately and feels the…

Watch: Sedation in action

The YouTube description bills this animation as “The Trippiest Video Ever”. The song is synthy-bass heavy and the video takes you places.

Thinking: Too much

Reddit’s folks explore “What gets really weird if you think about it too much?” Authors of each thought are in [colons]. for me, it’s gotta be calling people…

Profit: The medicalization of psychedelics

Will psychedelics be reduced to an elite product that enhances status and feeds egos, as yoga and meditation have been found to do in some Western contexts? Geoff Bathje If you read…

Illustrate: How drugs feel

Bay-area Artist Pixel-Pusha went on a variety-drug binge, trying 19 different intoxicants in 19 days. He drew an illustration while under each influence, attempting to capture the essence…

Melting: Bruce Riley paints

“You can’t have any other intent but moving. You can’t worry about it, you can’t stop, you can’t choke. It’s obvious when it works. It’s obvious when it…

Visualization: Subtle environmental control

Casually play god with this “visual journey”, growing mountains in an ocean inside a sunset, and more. Works on phone but better on desktop.

Discover: Acid Rap

I enjoy psychedelia. I mostly enjoy hip hop. It occured to me that the two are likely married outside my awareness. The internet helped me out. Flatbush Zombie:…

For the People: Mail order psilocybin microdoses

Medicinal marijuana was a stepping stone towards legalization. Next step — at least according to drug activist Dana Larsen — medicinal microdoses of psilocybin. In 2008, Larsen opened…