A few months after George John were unexpectedly dosed with LSD, the whole band decided to try psychedelics properly. So they holed up in Zsa Zsa Gabor's house with Peter Fonda and David Crosby to get properly fucked.
A repress of Tom Wolfe's seminal book features rare manuscripts, photos, and more. We talked to Lawrence Schiller, whose photographs of the counterculture movement inspired Wolfe, about how the new text offers the "full picture of set and setting."
Augustus Owsley Stanley III was the LSD chemist and audio maestro who not only created the Grateful Dead's "Wall of Sound" and inspired the band's dancing bear iconography, but also created the drugs that sparked the "spirit of that era."
Human history is rife with precedent for using drugs to achieve spiritual and moral growth, and there's no scientific reason the modern Jew can't get in on the action.
It was 1968, and the feds were really starting to freak out about drug use in America.
Look, that acid you've kept in your freezer for two years won't kill you. But there's a chance it won't work any more.
If I'd stuck to a regulation dosage I could have been productive and outstanding. But I have zero self discipline and I never stood a chance.
The psychedelic canine couple give their cop nemesis a spiked snack... a shrimp hotdog laced with 2000 hits of acids.
I experimented with a bunch of different drugs at work, because I absolutely hated my job. Here's what I discovered.
Former 70s LSD tabletter Leaf Fielding talks about the golden age of acid, what it was like being infiltrated by the police, and the psychedelics he takes today.
The ruling on behalf of a former LSD giant offers hope for drug war transparency in the Obama era.
Stop taking acid and vomiting on the floor of the car and maybe you'll have a better rating, doofus.
Researchers put some people on acid into MRIs to figure out what anyone who has fried balls and stared fixedly at colorful lights for hours already knew.
What it was like to be one of 800 police officers in 1977 who shut down the country's central acid production ring in a massive coordinated raid.
"Right around the time the acid kicked in, a gun fight broke out."
Daniel Miller never expected to become a psychedelics advocate, but the former Ivy League-educated lawyer started the Psychedelic Society of Brooklyn last year to help change cultural and political attitudes towards LSD.
Doctors and nurses in the province used to be tripping out all the time. Now years later, LSD as medicine could be back.
That's right, your grandparents could soon be tripping more balls than you.
Breathwork was born out of LSD research in the 1960s, and suggests that by hyperventilating, you can experience the same feeling as an acid trip.
Prison involves many things associated with bad trips: enclosed spaces, law enforcement, and violent people who might fuck with your psychedelic-stuffed head. For prisoners, though, a hit of LSD can expand the mind, as well as the walls of their cells.
We also explore an abandoned nuclear testing site; check in with one of Noisey's Artists of the Year, Speedy Ortiz; meet the godfather of hallucinogen, NBOMe; and more.
We meet a guy who tries smart drugs on YouTube, hit the road with metal legends Corrosion of Conformity, talk to an FBI agent who went undercover for decade, and more.
Psychedelic expert Andy Roberts talks about bad trips, set and setting, and how to figure out how strong a tab is.
Last year, Swiss psychiatrist Peter Gasser received permission from his government to use acid in his practice, which he says can help people deal with anxiety and fear of death, among other things.