The Steady Rise of the Trippy Festival
Music festivals have always been the bedrock of psychedelic drug taking. Now psychedelic-themed festivals have reached a new high, as more people search for meaning away from their nine-to-five lives
The Trippy Life of the LSD Manufacturer Who ‘Helped Create the 60s’
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."
What It’s Like to Experience Edmonton’s Annual Erotic Nightclub, Smut Cabaret, For the First Time
Inadvertently stumbling across everything from poetry readings to a human petting zoo at Edmonton's biggest, one-night-only-est nighttime performance art show-slash-sex club.
From Rave to Revolution: How Pop Music Has Changed the World
Journalist Matthew Collin's new book Pop Grenade traces the history of political pop in the 20th century, from Fela Kuti to Public Enemy to Pussy Riot.