This 61-year-old woman, who has never taken psychedelics before, decided to take 1 gram of psilocybe cubensis (a very small dose). In this video, shot by her son, we get to watch her go through the different stages of what seems to be a fairly strong trip, which lasts about four hours. She said she would not do it again with someone filming and interviewing her, but she said the experience helped her "reconnect with her real self" and that she might take it again with friends in the woods.
Recently I've been listening to The Hamilton Morris Podcast. Morris is the creator of Hamilton's Pharmacopeia, a great docu-series about psychoactive substances. His scientific background and in-depth knowledge about drugs are what make the podcast so interesting to listen to. His podcast takes a deep dive into topics such as drug policy, the penis-envy mushroom,… READ THE REST
Ann Shulgin, co-author with her husband Sasha Shulgin of the groundbreaking psychedelic texts PiHKAL: A Chemical Love Story and TiHKAL: The Continuation, died on Saturday at age 91. "There is a coming home— home base," she once said. "Psychedelics help you reconnect with home." From Wikipedia: [Shulgin] worked as a lay therapist with psychedelic substances… READ THE REST
How to Change Your Mind, Michael Pollan's excellent book about his experiences with psychedelic drug therapy, has been adapted as a four-part documentary series for Netflix, hosted and co-produced bt Pollan. I enjoyed the book, so I'm looking forward to this. Each of the four episodes is devoted to a different psychedelic drug: LSD, psilocybin,… READ THE REST
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Remember the last time you juiced up your iPhone using that short little charging cable it came with? The phone probably rang mid-charge, and it was a call you absolutely had to take. Of course, if you were at full charge, you could've taken the call from the comfort of your armchair. But if that… READ THE REST