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Peyote Vs. The State

Peyote Vs. The State by Garrett Epps

Originally published in 2001 under the title ‘To an Unknown God: Religious Freedom on Trial’ by St. Martin’s Press, this 2009 paperback edition is titled ‘Peyote Vs. The State: Religious Freedom on Trial’ and is published by the University of Oklahoma Press. The author, Garrett Epps, has also written ‘The...

by Stafford McLaughlin

BoomTown Fair 2013 announces first wave of Musical Acts

BoomTown’s First Major Music Announcement for 2013! The Parov Stelar Band / Ozomatli / Toots and the Maytals / Mad Caddies / Arrested Development / Richie Spice / Collie Buddz and the Kingston Band / Dub Inc. / Lee ‘Scratch’ Perry / Gentleman’s Dub Club / Foreign Beggars / Redlight...

2013 Vol.1 illustrated by Lucy Browm

PsypressUK 2013 Print Magazine: Content & Contributors

The design of the Psychedelic Press UK 2013 magazine-anthology is well underway, and will shortly be winging its way off to the printer. Being an advert-free print publication, run on a non-profit basis, PsypressUK relies on sales to cover its costs. You can preorder a copy of the anthology for only £4! (+P&P). For...

BoomTown Fair 2013

BoomTown Fair Presents… Magic Carpets, Mayan Temples, Mariachi Mayhem and Moving Monoliths!

THURDAY 8th – SUNDAY 11th AUGUST 2013: MATTERLY ESTATE – WINCHESTER BoomTownfair.co.uk New Lion’s Den teaser video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KABvLlrds4U&noredirect=1 The ever boundary busting BoomTown Fair is proud to unveil their latest madcap installation that is set to enrich the lives of many a BoomTown resident, Ladies and Gentlemen, BoomTown fair presents...

Darwins Pharmacy

Darwin’s Pharmacy by Richard M. Doyle

Published in 2011 by the University of Washington Press, ‘Darwin’s Pharmacy’ is written by Professor of English, science, technology and society, at Pennsylvania State University, Richard M. Doyle. It is an analysis of the bond between psychotropic literature and human evolution. It  attempts to link how plants, animals and the...

Tryptamine Palace

Tryptamine Palace by James Oroc

Originally published in 2009 ‘Tryptamine Palace: 5-MeO-DMT and the Sonoran Desert Toad’ is written by James Oroc. Oroc is a journalist, photographer and artist who has been a member of the Burning Man community since 1999. His work has dealt with extreme sports in more than forty countries and he...

The Peyote Road

The Peyote Road by Thomas C. Maroukis

Originally published by the University of Oklahoma Press in 2010, the paperback edition of ‘The Peyote Road: Religious Freedom and the Native American Church’ by Thomas C. Maroukis came out in 2012. Maroukis, Professor of History at Capital University, Columbus, Ohio, has previously written ‘Peyote and the Yankton Sioux: The...

LOST THEORY FESTIVAL 2013.

LOST THEORY FESTIVAL 2013.

    The Lost Theory festival crew is currently cooking the edition of 2013. The new chapter of this extraordinary adventure will again take place on the grassy banks of a gently flowiing river – in Croatia. On their festival menu, only the best ingredients: sunny atmosphere, interesting workshops, wacky...

The Birth of Psychedelic Literature: Drug Writing and the Rise of LSD Therapy 1954-1964 by Robert Dickins

The Birth of Psychedelic Literature: Drug Writing and the Rise of LSD Therapy 1954-1964 by Robert Dickins

In many respects (though far from all,) the Psychedelic Press UK has been the result of my undertaking a Masters of Philosophy in English, which over the last few years I’ve been completing  with the University of Exeter (Cornwall Campus), under the supervision of Prof. Nick Groom. It is entitled: The...

Plant Intoxicants

Plant Intoxicants by Baron Ernst von Bibra

Originally published in Germany, in 1855, under the title ‘Die Narkotischen Genuβmittel und der Mensch’, this edition of Baron Ernst von Bibra’s ‘Plant Intoxicants’ was published in 1995 by Healing Arts Press. The book is a pioneering study of psychoactive plants and their role in society and was translated by...

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