Frank Sinatra, God and Playboy

It was 1963. The height of the Cold War was upon the United States of America, and journalist Joe Hyams was interviewing Frank Sinatra. Hyams: Do you believe in God? Sinatra: Well, that’ll do for openers. I think I can sum up my religious feelings in a couple of paragraphs. First: I believe in you […]

Don’t Call It A Comeback: The Hallucinogenic Trip That Never Ended

An article in The New Yorker discusses hallucinogens and how different cultures and different people react to hallucinogens (LSD, mushrooms, peyote, mescaline, etc.). “Psychedelic lore is littered with cautionary tales. But it remains to be seen whether reports of hallucinogen persisting perception disorder—quite literally, the persistence of hallucinogen-induced perceptions—should count among them. Hallucinogens are enjoying something […]