Happy 100th birthday to bOING bOING patron saint Dr. Timothy Leary! We miss you. Above, "You Can be Anyone This Time Around" from Tim's 1970 album of the same name featuring Jimi Hendrix, Stephen Stills, Buddy Miles, and John Sebastian. Below, Tim and me in 1991 and with bOING bOING founders Mark Frauenfelder and Carla Sinclair in 1995.
How To Operate Your Brain is a 30-minute guided meditation by the great Timothy Leary, a pioneer of the 1960s psychedelic revolution. He believed in thinking for yourself, questioning authority, and people's right to reprogram their own nervous systems. The video contains electronic music, trippy visuals, and spoken word by Leary about important aspects of… READ THE REST
It's been awesome to watch the nation's stance on drugs change. Most of America is taking a collective cannabis-scented exhale as the formerly suffocating and draconian perspectives on drugs start to resemble a trippy blacklight poster. Colorado, the standard-bearer for progressive views on drugs, decriminalized psilocybin mushrooms in 2019. Had the previous sentence been written… READ THE REST
Errol Morris profiles Timothy Leary companion Joanna Harcourt-Smith in My Psychedelic Love Story. The film focuses on the government's successful attempts to break Leary and get him to become an informant in the movement he helped start: Why did Timothy Leary, the High Priest of LSD, become a narc in 1974—abandoning the millions he urged… READ THE REST
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