Tag: ecstacy

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Ecstatic States

Can an illegal drug heal PTSD?


There's Something About Molly

How a supposedly safe party drug turned lethal.


Electronic Dance Music’s Love Affair With Ecstasy

How both the drugs and the music have evolved together.


How The Internet Transformed The American Rave Scene

How a musical subculture evolved alongside a technological subculture:

Rave's rise mirrors the Web's in many ways. Both mixed rhetorical utopianism with insider snobbery. Both were future-forward "free spaces" with special appeal to geeks and wonks.


Dr. Ecstasy

Sasha Shulgin, a former DOW chemist who now lives a quiet life as a pensioner outside the Bay Area, is responsible for the discovery of the majority of psychedelic compounds currently known.