Skip to content

Tag Archives: 60s

E. Howard Hunt names the men who killed Kennedy

On November 23, 1963 I was a grade two student. I sat in the desk in the front row next to my friend Bruce. I remember that it was very unusual that the Sister who taught us rolled a television set into the classroom. She seemed to be very upset. There was the sense of […]

One Step Beyond, 1960s Magic Mushrooms Doc.

From ScienceBlogs.com 1960s documentary: Self-experimenting with magic mushrooms Originally Posted on: July 17, 2008 10:11 AM, by Mo In the January 4th, 1961 episode of One Step Beyond, director and presenter John Newland ingests psilocybin under laboratory conditions, to investigate whether or not the hallucinogenic mushroom can enhance his abilities of extra-sensory perception. The programme […]

LSD wrap-up after Hofmann de-animates by John Walsh and bad brains and bad trops

by John Walsh “Bicycle Day”, 19 April, was later commemorated by acid enthusiasts because it was the first conscious “trip” and it had had – just about – a happy ending. But the doors to perception are, for some truth-seekers, booby-trapped and dangerous. When LSD was co-opted by medical staff for recreational use, two decades […]

Albert Hofmann Transmitter/Receiver UCSB 1983

Portrait by Alex Grey High Quality (64MB) mp3 46 minutes. Download “Transmitter/Receiver” Albert Hofmann at the UCSB Psychedelics Conference ll, 1983.

2007 Women’s Visionary Congress Audio Recordings

2007 Women’s Visionary Congress Audio Recordings The Women’s Visionary Congress is a gathering of healers, activists, researchers and artists who are redefining the use of entheogens in contemporary society. This Congress will address the traditional uses of these substances and investigations into their therapeutic applications. Read more… Favorites: Annie Sprinkle Adele Getty Kat Harrison Carolyn […]

Long Dark night by John Fogerty

jF George is in the jungle knockin’ on the door come to get your children wants to have a war Long Dark Night Lyrics

Alan Watts Theater

Here are six animated clips of short Alan Watts excerpts from the people at FreshMinds. If you’re new to Alan Watts, chances are you’ll be instantly smitten and wonder how it could be you’ve never heard of him. If you’re an old fan of Alan’s, then I’m sure you’ll find these short animations to be […]

Kerouac’s ‘On The Road’ Turns 50

Viking is releasing a 50th-anniversary edition on Thursday (the original came out Sept. 5, 1957), and is also publishing, for the first time in book form, the original version that Kerouac typed on a 120-foot-long scroll… On the Road, The Original Scroll (amazon link) The New York Times, Still Vital, ‘On the Road’ Turns 50.

Media Ecology Association – 2007 Awards Announced

MEA recently announced the winners of the 2007 (for year 2006) MEA Awards. The Marshall McLuhan Award for Outstanding Book in the Field of Media Ecology Peter K. Fallon for Printing, Literacy, and Education in Eighteenth Century Ireland: Why the Irish Speak English The Walter Benjamin Award for Outstanding Article in the Field of Media […]

Jeffrey J. Kripal talks about “Esalen, America and the Religion of No Religion”

This book is pretty amazing…the transition from Torture on the Cross to Yab-Yum Yummy yum yum maithuna tantric copulation. quite an extreme cultural reversal! sample chapter here from publishers site “Darwin, Tantric sex, cold war physics, psychedelic drugs, golf, and, of course, religion all come into play in a book that can only be described […]

E. Howard Hunt names the men who killed Kennedy

I’m not familiar with prisonplanet.com, but they tell the story of a recording E. Howard Hunt made on his deathbed. The tape was recently made public by Howard Hunt’s son, Saint John Hunt. On the tape Howard Hunt describes a bitter LBJ and his involvement with the murder of JFK. Hunt names others who were […]

Summer of Love +40 years PBS Mon. PM

Turn on, Tune in, Drop Often! The Year of the Hippie In the mid-1960s, young people who embraced a non-traditional lifestyle began moving into the Haight neighborhood of San Francisco. As had earlier groups like Beatniks and Hipsters, they rejected mainstream society, but their taste for rock music and wild colors was new. Some tagged […]