The strange saga of Gordon Todd Skinner, a psychedelic aficionado and government informant who is now serving time in prison for kidnapping and torturing his wife’s teenage lover.
Research into mind-altering drugs is back.
On the renaissance in psychedelic research.
On the legal history of LSD in America and a researcher who never gave up on the drug’s promise.
How the CIA, under a program called MK-ULTRA, used a San Francisco apartment to dose johns with LSD.
On the many lives and careers of Owsley Stanley (1935-2011), chemist, sound design innovator, and outback jeweler, whose name appears in the OED as a synonym for “a particularly pure form of LSD.”
Pitching a no-hitter in the middle of a multi-day acid bender was only one of Dock Ellis’ many amazing exploits.