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.
Scientists Want to Talk to People Who've Had Life Changing Psychedelic Experiences
Johns Hopkins University researchers wants to know if you’ve ever had a life changing experience while tripping balls.
The Psychedelic Connection Between Kacey Musgraves and Frank Ocean
On 'Golden Hour' and 'Blonde,' their masterpieces, the two artists find new colors and new worlds, a step to the side of our reality.
Alex Robert Ross
'HAMILTON'S PHARMACOPEIA' Meets the Chemists Who Specialize in Making MDMA
On a new episode of the VICELAND show, Hamilton Morris hangs out with a few rogue scientists who use their labs to cook up the psychoactive drug.
'HAMILTON'S PHARMACOPEIA' Digs into the Origins of DMT
On a new episode of the VICELAND show, Hamilton Morris treks across America to find out how DMT came to be—and why the drug has such a strong following.
This Guy Makes Bootleg Ayahuasca from Traditional Japanese Herbs
A part-time "shaman" on the outskirts of Tokyo is offering hallucinatory experiences he hopes will help treat depression and spark innovation throughout Japan.
When the Drugs Hit
Taking Acid for the First Time? Read This Vintage Guide
Pro tips from a no-nonsense 1967 manual on what to expect when the stuff kicks in.
Don't Eat the Brown Acid
The Long, Hard Road to a Science of Bad Drug Trips
If we’re going to use psychedelics for therapy, we’re going to have to figure out the proverbial bad trip.
The Festival Harm Reduction Project
6 Steps for Helping a Friend Through a Bad Psychedelic Trip
Start by not calling it a "bad trip."
400 People Microdosed LSD for a Month in the Name of Science
Drugs! For Science!
Is It a Myth That LSD Can Permanently Fry Your Brain?
Pharmacologist David Nichols told me that permanent acid trips make no medical sense.
What I Learned Tripping on Chocolate in a Public Park
I'll never be free and comfortable enough to dance in the tall grass, do a handstand, or ecstatically climb a tree while bleeding.