ALEXANDER SHULGIN

MDMA

MDMA as Medicine? A New Film’s Controversial Look at the Popular Party Drug

“This is important stuff” says the man behind MDMA The Movie
Angus Harrison
3.3.15
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
Stuff

The World Would Be So Much Worse without Ecstasy

Alexander "Sasha" Shulgin was the man who figured out how to hotwire our souls. He gave the world the drug that changed it—MDMA, which was already extant but not at all on the agenda until Sasha introduced his synthesis to a gang of lucky eggheads in...
Clive Martin
6.4.14
Words

RIP Alexander Shulgin, the "Godfather of Ecstasy"

How one chemist laid the foundation for rave culture as we know it.
THUMP Staff
6.3.14
VICE AUSTRALIA IS 10

The Last Interview With Alexander Shulgin

I love Alexander Shulgin. I've loved him from the first moment I read about him. He is my idol, my hero, my sun, my O2.
Hamilton Morris, Ash Smith
5.16.13
The Weird Science Issue

Pages from the Lab Notebook of Alexander Shulgin

Presented here is an assortment of unpublished pages ranging from Alexander “Sasha” Shulgin’s first psychedelic synthesis to his later investigations of MDMA derivatives and γ-ray-emitting radiopsychedelics.
Paul Daley and Hamilton Morris
9.24.12
HAMILTON'S PHARMACOPEIA

SiHKAL: Shulgins I Have Known and Loved

An epic love-fest on the man who birthed Ecstasy in a test-tube.
Hamilton Morris
12.22.10
The Catholic Guilt Issue

The Last Interview With Alexander Shulgin

I love Alexander Shulgin. I've loved him from the first moment I read about him. He is my idol, my hero, my sun, my O2.
Hamilton Morris, Ash Smith
5.2.10