The Photographer Who Inspired "The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test"
We talked to Lawrence Schiller, whose photographs of the counterculture movement inspired Tom Wolfe, about how the new text offers the "full picture of set and setting."
The Trippy Life of the LSD Manufacturer Who ‘Helped Create the 60s’
Augustus Owsley Stanley III not only created the Grateful Dead's "Wall of Sound" and inspired the band's dancing bear iconography, but also crafted the drugs that sparked the "spirit of that era."
The Indecency Trial That Destroyed Iconic Zine 'OZ' and Got a Cop Thrown in Jail
In 1970, the counterculture magazine got a load of school kids to edit an issue full of naked women and ads for sex toys, which didn't go down too well with the Met's Obscene Publication Squad.