Jason W. A. Tucker’s elegant and bold images carved into steel pillars and lit from within stand in Black Rock City and, soon, in Marfa, Texas. It’s been a joy to correspond over the last year about these pieces; I’ve been looking forward to sharing this conversation for a long time. . .
DMT (N, N-dimethyltryptamine) is an incredibly powerful, short-lasting tryptamine psychedelic found naturally in animals, fungi, and a wide variety of plants. DMT experiences are characterized by fantastic visions and breakthrough events, including most interestingly, contact with a range of entities. Among these DMT entities, “machine elves”, or “clockwork elves”, are some of the most well-recognized […]
Salvia divinorum is a perennial herb with psychedelic properties found in the mint family (Lamiaceae). This family contains many commonly-used edible herbs such as basil, rosemary, oregano, sage, thyme, and lavender. Besides simply “Salvia”, S. divinorum is known by many common names in the West, including Diviner’s Sage, Lady Salvia, Sally-D, and Magic Mint. Salvia […]
Within the dawning psychedelic renaissance, mystical experiences induced by psychedelics can now be methodically examined with the tools of science. Researchers are learning more and more about how psychedelics affect the brain and their wide-ranging medical benefits in controlled clinical trials. However, humans have been using plants and fungi to alter consciousness in shamanistic settings […]
Albert Hofmann was a Swiss chemist best known for being the father of LSD, or lysergic acid diethylamide. April 19, known as “Bicycle Day”, commemorates the day Dr. Hofmann discovered the full effects of LSD on his bewildering bike ride home from the lab. In addition to bringing LSD into the world, he was the […]
Dr. Cook and Jackee speak about the coronavirus, telemedicine, transcending adversity, and building the determination to walk your own path.