LSD

The Burnout and Escapism Issue

Going Underground

The resurgence in clinical trials into the effectiveness of LSD, MDMA, and psilocybin in treating depression and trauma has received widespread publicity. But outside the labs, regular people are taking psychedelic therapy into their own hands.
Jenny Valentish
12.10.18
Drugs

The World's First-Ever Acid Trip Actually Kinda Sucked

A deep dive into Albert Hofmann's personal archives sheds startling new light on a signature moment at the dawn of the psychedelic era.
Mike Jay
12.5.18
The Burnout and Escapism Issue

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.
Mike Power
12.4.18
The Burnout and Escapism Issue

From Fuzz Boxes to Ai

Six Decades of Psychedelics and Music in Harmony
Angus Harrison
12.3.18
Views My Own

I Joined an Anarchist Commune Expecting To Hate It, But Coming Home Sucked

Somewhere between confronting my fear of shit and planting shrooms on Poole's Land, my cynicism melted.
Manisha Krishnan
11.22.18
Comics!

'Pink Sunshine,' Today's Comic by Reginald Pean

Pink Panther, the Devil, and death all taking acid together in this trippy comic.
Reginald Pean
11.14.18
Drugs

Competitive Psychedelic Users Are Chasing 'Ego Death' and Losing Their Sense of Self

More and more psychonauts are looking for the ultimate high, but some are ruining their minds in the process.
James Nolan
11.14.18
Drugs

For $1,000, These 'Sitters' Will Save You from a Bad Acid Trip

Yes, being a professional trip sitter is actually a job.
Cole Kazdin
9.25.18
addiction

From Shopping for Dolls to Catfishing Friends, People Share Their Compulsive Behaviors

"Whenever I’d buy a doll, it was this euphoric high."
Sam Nichols
8.6.18
Drugs

How to Beat a Drug Test, According to Experts

Some of the detoxifying drinks may work.
Seth Ferranti
8.1.18
Drugs

People Told Us the Wildest Things They've Seen While Tripping

"I was floating in the sea… a sea made out of dogs, dogs eating dolphins, dolphins eating dogs eating dolphins eating dogs."
Nilu Zia
7.10.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now Podcast

This Promising Psychedelic Experiment Created New Brain Connections in Flies and Rats

In a study done on flies and rats, scientists found that LSD and DMT impacted neurite density—a promising sign for the use of psychedelics in mental health treatment.
VICE Staff
6.13.18
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