Culture

Living an MDMA Love Letter

A “bright star in the constellation of the psychedelic family,” psychotherapist Charley Wininger and his wife Shelley connect people in the psychedelic space through their inclusive potlucks and MDMA gatherings.

DJs and Therapists Tune Into Altered States

DJs and therapists are evolving techniques to build music playlists that enhance psychedelic states of consciousness and the potential for healing.

Horizons Conference Shifts to Year-Round Films, Forums and Classes

Horizons founder Kevin Balktick believes that the film format is the best match for the present moment, and that virtual classes still fulfill their educational mission. Horizons kicks off its autumn season this week.

Magic Mushroom Cookbooks: How to Love the Taste of Tripping

From ginger lime chocolate truffle recipes to mushroom-infused rum, innovative chefs are making psilocybin mushrooms much more than just bearable.

COVID Bonding: Parties, Dating, & Human Connection in a Pandemic

People in psychedelic communities are balancing the need for human connection with pandemic safety using a range of strategies, including “distance-hangs,” “pods,” and controversial parties.

It’s 2020 and White Men Still Dominate Psychedelic Conferences

An analysis of the recent surge of psychedelics conferences finds that the speakers are overwhelmingly white, and in some cases almost exclusively male.

New Bay Area Resilience Fund Provides Safety Net for Local Medicine Healers

An innovative nonprofit provides financial aid to local integrative medicine healers whose work and livelihoods have been disrupted by Covid-19.

Psychedelic Liberty Summit Demonstrates Diversity in Cyberspace

One of the first digital conferences of the coronavirus era, Psychedelic Liberty Summit revealed both the potentials and challenges of this transition, and provided opportunities that live gatherings cannot.

Brian Rose Reconnects Thanks To Plant Medicine

The host of London Real discusses why he made a documentary about a life changing ayahuasca journey.

Take a Trip to The Psychedelic Video Museum

Celebrate Bicycle Day by exploring The Psychedelic Video Museum, an online collection of over 700 videos covering Psychedelic Cinema, Sixties Psychedelia, Psychedelic Activism, and everything in between.