Manga artist Tsutomu Nihei’s work is (albeit indirectly) a dissection of how video games and the internet have impacted culture, and how the external visual world of popular modern media typically displaces the internal imaginal world of novels.
The popularity of monster hunting culture in the demon blood-soaked West comes from its prehistoric psychedelic origins, when our ancestors freely indulged in visionary plants and found themselves living in the enchanted world of laughing fairies.
Magenta is the Executive Director of the non-profit Evolver Network, which coordinates and supports a network of grassroots consciousness “Spores” across the globe. I had the pleasure of speaking with her about psychedelics, digital magick, education, and more.
I’m honored to have conducted this interview with Patrick Lundborg, author of the “psychedelic bible” Psychedelia, who recently passed away. He was a brilliant, warm, and humorous soul, with an unprecedented passion for investigating altered states.
Despite the recent surge in popularity of the vine, the subtle occult and metaphysical aspects of ayahuasca—for those who have dedicated their entire life to understanding and working with it—still needs further exploration.