Searching for a Cure

A recovering opioid addict puts his faith in toad venom.


Peru Prosecutors Say Canadian Killed by Lynch Mob May Have Shot Ayahuasca Shaman

Locals in the Amazon appear to have taken justice into their own hands after a tourist was accused of killing a revered Indigenous healer.


The Psychedelic Cactus Giving People a Spiritual High

'HAMILTON'S PHARMACOPEIA' seeks out the San Pedro cactus in the Andes on the season finale of the VICELAND show.


Nick Cave Plays the Shaman on 'Colbert' with "Rings of Saturn"

The 'Skeleton Tree' cut was translated into an eerie Lynchian ballad for the 'Late Show' performance.


In Indonesia, Controlling the Weather Is Just Another Job

I hung out with rain shaman Aryo Hanindyojati while he trapped the heavens in a bowl.


Eating Hallucinogenic Salvia Leaves in Oaxaca

Hamilton Morris seeks out a shaman to perform the traditional ceremony honoring the psychedelic Salvia divinorum plant on the new episode of 'Hamilton's Pharmacopeia.'


Inside a Psychedelic Healing Retreat

On this episode of 'Daily VICE' we go to a weekend retreat in Spain where participants take Ayahuasca to go on a spiritual journey.


We Asked a Veteran Peruvian Ayahuasca Shaman About Dumb Tourists

In the middle of the ayahuasca industry boom, we wanted to find out what life's been like for one of the local shamans using the mind-bending medicine to heal people.


Swamp Thing, The Violent, Shaman, Wendigo: This Week in Comics #7

From resurrected Babe Ruth, to down-and-out Vancouver parents, these are the best comics of the week.


An Egg Rid Me of Evil at a Mexican Botanica

At Botanica del Sagrado Corazon in Eastern Los Angeles, Mexican Shaman Hortencia Suarez helps heal people through ritual. And at the core of almost all these rituals, herbs, spices, and various foods play critical roles.


I Tried to Cure My Self-Loathing with a Shaman on the Streets of New York

I saw a wolf sitting in the black field of my mind, but I still hate myself.


I Went to a Shaman to Learn How to Manifest a Mate

A New York City shaman advises makeup, crystals, and showing your vagina to the full moon.