The Perfect High

The Perfect High There once was a boy named Gimme-Some-Roy… He was nothin’ like me or you, ’cause laying back and getting high was all he cared to do. As a kid, he sat in the cellar…sniffing airplane glue. And then he smoked banana peels, when that was the thing to do. He tried aspirin […]

Is This It: The Account Of One Raw Night

Is this it? I took it and this is it? This is what I get? I expected life changing transformations akin to the same emotions which pour out of other substances. I wanted to feel the world at my fingertips, with every move I make having a profound effect on everyone and everything around me. […]

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 […]