Culture

Visionary Artists Reimagine Art In A Virtual Era

Arts Oasis, an online calendar and guide for creatives, is helping artists like Stella Strzyzowska reimagine what it means to create and support the arts in an increasingly digital world.

Freaks of Color Tell Psychedelic Stories That Inspire

BIPOC writers and activists from Carlos Castaneda to Fantuzzi made deep imprints on the counterculture from the 60’s to the present.

Grandparents of Psychedelics Ann and Sasha Shulgin Honored by Friends and Fellow Researchers

Psychedelic pioneers gather to reflect on the enduring legacy of Ann and Sasha Shulgin and on psychedelic science, policy, and culture.

How Freaks of Color Shaped Psychedelia

BIPOC artists, from Jimi Hendrix to Parliament-Funkadelic, shaped the 60s and 70s psychedelic subculture.

Jamaican Dancehall Artist Sean Paul Loves Mushroom Tea

Grammy-winning Jamaican Dancehall artist Sean Paul says he’s learned about the benefits of making teas from cannabis, psilocybin mushrooms and other medicinal fungi.

Deepak Chopra Credits LSD for Shifting His Consciousness

The doctor turned spiritual author, who recently opened up about his experiences with LSD and ayahuasca, is collaborating with MindMed to educate the public about psychedelic medicine.

It’s Been a Psychedelic Summer of Love for Brood X Cicadas

Some Brood X cicadas experienced a trippy, sex-crazed summer thanks to a fungus that doses them with mind-altering chemicals.

Kristen Bell and Bill Burr Share Their Stories About Healing with Mushrooms

More celebrities open up to the media with tales of psychedelic healing, a sure sign of evolving attitudes.

How Potent Is that Magic Mushroom?

At the first Psilocybin Cup in Oakland, psilocybin mushrooms were potency tested in a competition that attracted cultivators from around the world.

Mountain Girl Surveys the Psychedelic Renaissance

A member of the Merry Pranksters and many other psychedelic communities, Carolyn Garcia reflects on present enthusiasm for the expansion of consciousness.