For the past year, I've set out to find natural ways of feeling trippy shit through alternative experiences.
"We need something to shock the human psyche into real wakefulness where we're aware of the larger biosphere in which we're embedded, because we're fucking it up."
You obviously shouldn't drive under the influence, but some influences are worse than others.
Photographer Scot Sothern remembers some of the weirdest New Year's nights he's had, starting with the time he and his friend destroyed a symbol of the South for no reason.
It was a different time back then—all you needed for a legitimate scientific study was a bunch of cats, a sheet of acid, and a can-do attitude.
That Florida family who bought Walmart steaks with acid in them just found out they'll probably never find the culprit. Stories about involuntary LSD trips rarely end well, or even cleanly.
We asked a medical expert, and then snapped some photos of people on drugs just to make sure.
This is how the United Kingdom would be taking drugs if the law had anything to do with how harmful they actually are.
Last night, 500 people gathered in central London to hear the benefits of tripping balls.
We looked into which drugs will compromise your chances of conceiving, which drugs will screw up your pregnancy, and which ones are, all things considered, relatively safe.
Oct 22, 2014
While young Australians are taking it up, the legislation around its management is laid out by older people. So what do they know about it?
It made Cary Grant imagine himself as "a giant penis launching off from Earth like a spaceship."
Salvia is not exactly fun to use. But the Mazatec people of Mexico make it central to their religious ceremonies, and Americans can't seem to resist making goofy YouTube videos about it. What gives?
A new film tells the story of Dock Ellis, a pitcher who fought the baseball establishment, partied harder than anyone else in the sport, and supposedly threw a no-hitter while tripping on acid.
For 18 years I was a stubbornly addicted smoker, but I didn't break out of the bad habit until I took a tab of acid with my friend and realized how badly I wanted to leave cigarettes behind.
The older you get, the less wise it is to habitually use cocaine, meth, weed, acid, or heroin—especially if you're planning on having a child in the near future. We got an expert panel to explain just what drugs will do to your "little swimmers."
Ayahuasca, yagé, the truth vine, the madre, or whatever you call it is not only the strongest drug I've ever tried but easily the most powerful experience I've ever had.
I talked to Terence McKenna's son, Finn, about a wide range of topics including LSD, H.P. Lovecraft, London, visionary art, and "a revolutionary musical video game that will immerse players in a psychedelic experience."
When Baker Skateboards pro Dustin Dollin first came over from Australia he was instantly dubbed "Devil's Spawn" for his torturous, drunken lunacy. I remember seeing him for the first time at the tail end of the 90s at a BMX park in Tom's River, New Jersey…
Women are attacked by their husbands with acid all the time in modern Pakistan. Now one beauty salon magnate is using her stores to provide a support network for survivors.
Tripping is fun—until you experience a bad trip and ride a bike down a hill and mistake your friend for an alien and nearly DIE.
In 1964 Ken Kesey piled into a multicolored school bus with his friends and singlehandedly kickstarted the hippie movement. Now, Kesey's son, Zane, is turning to the internet to Kickstart a new bus trip.
I went to San Francisco to visit what is basically a museum devoted to acid and listened to Mark as he smoked a joint and rapped at me about rebirth and the good old days.
In early January, some bigoted French people gathered in Paris to celebrate their rage with a "Day of Anger." Some people were mad at the country's President. Some were mad about abortion. A whole bunch were mad about gays. And the Jews. Our friend Félix…