The experience was far more vivid, more surreal, and more puzzling than I could have ever imagined, and the process of trying to figure it out took me deep into science, myth, and meaning.
As in, it's not as outlandish as it sounds.
Local newspapers are full of stories about people being hypnotised into emptying their life's savings by gangs of skilled thieves. Is any of it true?
Hypnotherapy practitioners claim to be capable of just about everything, but can they help a guy to sing?
Kathleen Marden is the director of experiencer research at the Mutual UFO Network, where she works on behalf of people who have had extraterrestrial experiences.
The Armory's drill hall looks like Broadway distilled to fit Parreno's bare bones style.
Under hypnosis, I pictured a thief named Alfred wearing clogs and holding a loaf of bread—was he me from 400 years ago?
"Trust is the key word here. You can never fully let go if you don't trust your Goddess."
I let some guy go to town on my arm while a dreadlocked Bosnian woman in a turban made my eyes feel heavy.
Fun fact: After a suicide bombing, forensic investigators immediately “look for the face mask.” The shock waves from an explosion blow the bomber’s head to smithereens but for some reason leave the face intact as a sort of peeled, rubbery pentimento of...
Photos by Abel Minnee, Styling by Sophie Van Bentum and Bonne Reijn