'Flesh of the Gods': The Trippy History of Magic Mushrooms
With magic mushrooms seemingly being used more widely than ever, it's high time we look at the ancient history of psychotropic fungi.
This Millennial Shaman Heals Your Dead Ancestors To Solve Your Problems
He’s like a therapist who dances, sings, and acts for your dead loved ones.
I Help Connect People With Their Dead Loved Ones
We spoke with a shaman from the Eastern Himalayan region on guiding the souls of the dead and bringing closure to the living.
The QAnon Shaman Just Won His Battle to Get Organic Food in Jail
Capitol rioter Jacob Chansley argues that organic food is related to his shamanic beliefs.
And the Biggest Losers From Trump’s Pardon Sweepstakes Are…
These unlucky loyalists are now facing the consequences on their own, after Trump has left the building.
The QAnon 'Shaman' Is Turning Indigenous Culture Into Cosplay
His request for organic food in a federal detention center is only part of the problem.
Ketamine Meditation, Jungle Tripping and Modern-Day Shamans: Meet a ‘Psychedelic Concierge’
Meet Mike "Zappy" Zapolin, who acts as a combination of a psychedelic trip sitter and procurer for celebrities.
In Taiwan, Fortunetellers Are the Preferred Form of Therapists
Superstition and the supernatural are favored over science in treating mental health.
Searching for a Cure
A recovering opioid addict puts his faith in toad venom.
Peru Authorities Say Canadian Killed Respected Ayahuasca Shaman
Sebastian Woodroffe of BC died in what authorities in Peru called a “lynching” in April.
The Global Ayahuasca Community Is Reeling in the Wake of Recent Murders
A Canadian was lynched after allegedly killing a shaman in Peru, putting a spotlight on the dynamic of ayahuasca tourism.
Peru Prosecutors Say Canadian Killed by Lynch Mob May Have Shot Ayahuasca Shaman
Locals in the Amazon appear to have taken justice into their own hands after a tourist was accused of killing a revered Indigenous healer.