Hunter S. Thompson Talks About Taking Acid

Hunter S. Thompson discusses everything from acid and the Hells Angels to the future of democracy. The talk took place at the University of Maryland on December 7, 1987.

Errol Morris’ New Netflix DocuSeries ‘WORMWOOD’ Is Bloated But Good

By Gregory Crofton “WORMWOOD,” a new six-part documentary that premiered Friday on Netflix, feels like everything Errol Morris has been working toward his entire career. It came about because Netflix has deep pockets, and Morris is a big and important…

Psychedelic Gurus Timothy Leary and Ram Dass Ejected from Harvard in ‘DYING TO KNOW’

By Gregory Crofton Timothy Leary sat before Congress and answered questions about the psychedelic drugs he had rigorously tested as a psychologist at Harvard University. How does LSD really affect someone? Should these drugs be allowed in America? Leary, thinking…

Ken Kesey Describes His First LSD Trip

Ken Kesey, author of “One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest,” describes his first experience on LSD. The acid experiment was conducted with the approval of the federal government in the early 1960s at Stanford University.

Peter Green: The Munich LSD Party Incident

Members of Fleetwood Mac give their accounts of the infamous LSD party at the Highfisch-Kommune in Munich. Band manager Clifford Davis claims that this was the night that Peter Green and Danny Kirwan became ‘seriously mentally ill.’ Peter Green says,…
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