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.
On the 100th anniversary of Timothy Leary's birthday, Hilaritas Press announced a new book by Robert Anton Wilson. It's called The Starseed Signals: A RAW Perspective on Timothy Leary. In 1974, Robert Anton Wilson wrote a book about the ideas and tribulations of his close friend, Dr. Timothy Leary. Intriguingly, this manuscript would not be published… READ THE REST
How a scholarly hippie got pulled into the orbit of the psychedelic revolutionary whom then-President Nixon labelled “the most dangerous man in America” READ THE REST
To celebrate Bicycle Day on April 19th, the date of Albert Hofmann's — and the world's first LSD trip in 1943, we are publishing this excerpt from the forthcoming interview with Michael Horowitz — the third installment of the Acid Bodhisattva series, coming soon to Timothy Leary Archives. Images: from Lysergic World (April, 1993): Albert… READ THE REST
If you need something, it's always good to shop around to find the best price. That's a tenet of shopping that covers buying a new car, a new towel, eggs…virtually anything. And it's no different if you're in the market for cloud storage space. A quick look at some of the biggest, most well-known cloud… READ THE REST
We live in a noisy, noisy world. From leaf-blowers to traffic to raucous stadium-sized sporting events or concerts, we are almost constantly enveloped in a cacophony of sound. And believe it — that noise is already doing a serious number on your ears. About 40 million Americans in their 20s through their 60s have noise-induced… READ THE REST
No parent wants to push their kid too hard down any particular career path. Beyond the bad look of being THAT mom or dad, you also know the moment you start pushing a kid to be a doctor or lawyer or scientist is almost always the moment they'll decide that's what they never want to… READ THE REST