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LSD

What is LSD? Albert Hofmann's Invention, Explained

November 16, 2020

A man with LSD sign on May 5, 1967 in New York, New York. (Photo by Santi Visalli/Getty Images) LSD (Lysergic acid diethylamide, or acid) permeates '60s and '70s pop ...

Donovan's 'Sunshine Superman,' The First Psychedelic #1...

September 3, 2020

When the psychedelic revolution happened, Donovan's "Sunshine Superman" made history as the first trippy tune to top the Billboard pop chart. Hallucinogenic...

Nerds On Acid: The Internet's Founders Did LSD In The 1...

January 16, 2020

An unidentified boy wearing headphones and a 'psychedelic disk' on his forehead at en exhibition created by USCO (the 'Company of Us) at Riverside Museum, New Y...

Sidney Gottlieb, MKUltra And Brainwashing's Mystery Man

January 8, 2020

In the Cold War years, we didn't even know about it: MKUltra, directed by Sidney Gottlieb of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA). MKUltra aggressively researc...

The Truth About 'Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds:' Is It ...

January 4, 2020

Picture yourself in a boat on a river, using your kaleidoscope eyes to read about the writing and recording of “Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds,” the seminal B...

Ken Kesey, Merry Pranksters, And Acid Tests: How The '6...

March 28, 2019

Cover of the first edition of Tom Wolfe's 'Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test;' Wolfe speaking with Jerry Garcia of the Grateful Dead in the Haight-Ashbury district of...