The Burnout and Escapism Issue


From Fuzz Boxes to AI

Six decades of psychedelics and music in harmony


Searching for a Cure

A recovering opioid addict puts his faith in toad venom.


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


Internal Stress

Qiu Yang's beautiful photos capture the surprising results when mechanical stress is applied to plastic products.


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We live in a world committed to making purchases as easy as possible. But at what cost?


The Young and the Uncared For

The dark truths behind our obsession with self-care.


Our Cities are Designed for Loneliness

Our built environment is not working in our favor. Urban planners want to change that.


When Dismantling Power Dismantles You Instead

In the Trump era, many see activism as more vital than ever. But what happens when it takes a toll on your physical, mental, and emotional health?


Joy Ride

Escaping from our hell world with 500 biker chicks.


The Psychedelic Resistance

We live our lives increasingly locked into screen time, distanced from nature and each other by modern capitalism and divisive politics. It’s no surprise that illegal use of psychedelics is on the rise.


The Story Behind the Cover of VICE Magazine's December Issue

Our magic mushroom cover star was inspired by LSD tab art and printed on custom blotter paper. Here's how it came together.


The Death of Death

What young people can learn from a society of aging immortalists trying to live long enough to live forever.