Category: Journalism

Guided: Michael Pollan shrooming

UCal Professor and food journalist Michael Pollan writes in the New York Times about his first mushroom trip experience, with an underground professional guide: I WOULD HAVE preferred to…

Men’s Style: Pointy shoes and the tyranny of practicality

“If you were a man of status and you had enough wealth, you wanted to show that off,” Shawcross says. “And to do that, you had to take…

Blasphemy: 700 Club visits Burning Man

…this particular individual is talking about sticking his rear end in the air and daring God to strike him down. He said that? Yeah, you’ve got that sort…

Inquire: A story of glitter

For deep knowledge’s sake, a sparkling New York Times article on glitter: What is glitter? The simplest answer is one that will leave you slightly unsatisfied, but at…

Legislate: AOC proposal to research psychedelics

Whatever you think of AOC, the New York Post reports: “The progressive darling filed legislation Friday to encourage studies of psilocybin, ecstasy and other drugs that some believe…

Absorb: Some exceptional podcast episodes

Podcasts are perhaps the most accessible intimate artform, gaining your full attention. There are podcasts on most topics — no matter how obscure or ridiculous — I am…

Gonzo inteview

Gonzo: Hunter S. Thompson on Letterman

The next reporter has been called the least factual and most accurate reporter working today. David Letterman Here are a couple videos where gonzo journalist Hunter S. Thompson…