Since its inception over 200 years ago, homeopathy has been the target of almost constant antipathy from the prevailing school of orthodox medicine, yet it thrives—all across the globe—for a number of very good reasons.
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 […]
In March of 1992, William S. Burroughs underwent an exorcism — a healing ceremony led by Diné shaman Melvin Betsellie. Allen Ginsberg was visiting at the time and sat in on the ceremony. What follows is transcribed excerpts of 16 hours of recorded conversation between Burroughs and Ginsberg after the ceremony.
The fourth in my series of interviews about artists using social networking to find
their audience features Lauren Over, Obey Clothing designer, poster artist for John Legend’s urban gardening documentary “Can You Dig This,” and creator of the food foraging multimedia book and project “Sidewalk Superfoods.”