Hamilton Morris

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No Higgs Boson of Hitler: Ron Rosenbaum Explains 'Explaining Hitler'

In 1998 the journalist Ron Rosenbaum published <i>Explaining Hitler</i>. Contrary to what the title might suggest, it is not an explanation of Hitler, per se, but rather a 500-page meta-analysis of different theories intended to explain Hitler. This...
Hamilton Morris
7.21.14
Stuff

Goodbye, Alexander Shulgin

There is absolutely no question Shulgin was a unique visionary and extraordinary chemist. But it would be a mistake to think that his career was the product of an entirely unique understanding of chemistry—and that was his greatest power.
Hamilton Morris
6.4.14
Film

See 'Nyaope' Tonight at the Spectacle Theater

In April 2014 a documentary called <i>Nyaope</i> was released, and within hours males across the internet––from the hallowed halls of Reddit to the gladiatorial amphitheater of YouTube––hailed it as an unforgettable masterpiece. Now is your chance to...
Hamilton Morris
4.10.14
HAMILTON'S PHARMACOPEIA

Getting High on HIV Medication

Hamilton Morris travels to South Africa to study how the medicine became part of a drug cocktail called "nyaope."
Hamilton Morris
3.31.14
Film

Adam Green Plans to Remake 'Aladdin'

Though Adam Green is best known for his music, he's also a painter, sculptor, poet, and, as of recently, a filmmaker. He's one of those rare visionaries who hemorrhage genius. He is now embarking on a film project titled <i>Adam Green's Aladdin</i...
Hamilton Morris
2.6.14
Film

'Deadly Force' Tonight at Spectacle

On August 4, 1977 Ronald Burkholder––biochemist, penguin researcher, and laser specialist––was shot six times outside his laboratory by the LAPD. He died immediately after. Tonight I am screening Richard Cohen's documentary <i>Deadly Force</i>, the...
Hamilton Morris
11.1.13
Film

'WNUF Halloween Special': A Love Letter to VHS and Public Access TV

Presented as a damaged VHS recording of a public access Halloween special aired in 1987, <i>WNUF Halloween Special</i> is not meant to convince viewers it's "real" in the same sense as <i>Blair Witch Project</i>. The only illusion is supposed to be...
Hamilton Morris
10.31.13
HAMILTON'S PHARMACOPEIA

Tanks for the Memories

With comedian Joe Rogan as his guide, Hamilton Morris travels across the US seeking new heights of sensory deprivation.
Hamilton Morris
5.3.13
HAMILTON'S PHARMACOPEIA

Tanks for the Memories

The best way to eliminate all sensory input is to step inside a sensory-deprivation tank. In part three, Hamilton Morris tests the Rolls Royce of sensory-deprivation tanks at Cloud Nine Float Center in Boulder, Colorado.
Hamilton Morris
5.2.13
HAMILTON'S PHARMACOPEIA

Tanks for the Memories

Hamilton Morris spends five hours inside a sensory-deprivation tank, only to come out with more questions than answers.
Hamilton Morris
5.2.13
HAMILTON'S PHARMACOPEIA

Tanks for the Memories - Trailer

With comedian Joe Rogan as his guide, Hamilton Morris travels across the United States seeking new heights of sensory deprivation. The full episode is coming soon to Vice.com.
Hamilton Morris
4.18.13
The Weird Science Issue

The Novelizer

Sadly, the market for novelizations has begun to dry up. So I called Alan Dean Foster, author of novelizations for many films like 'Alien' and 'Star Wars,' to find out how the science-fiction fans of tomorrow will satisfy their appetite for transmedia...
Hamilton Morris
9.21.12
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