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Occupy Quemado: Holy Mountain or Holey Mountain?

Occupy Quemado: Holy Mountain or Holey Mountain?

When the multi-billion dollar investment bank Lehman Brothers collapsed in 2008 starting the current economic decline – the biggest ever US bankruptcy case and the first of the mighty dominoes to lose dominion – the echo of a Hopi ‘prophecy’ lingered in the air, little more than a whisper in...

Psychedelic Circus

Psychedelic Circus

The Psychedelic Circus will be commencing on June 6th 2013 and will be based in North Germany. Funny, bizarre, and likeably eccentric characters arriving in wondrous vehicles from all directions…Defying the laws of gravity and playing wild tricks they create a state of blissful emergency… Yes, there really is a...

Psychedelia

Psychedelia by Patrick Lundborg

In late 2012, music writer and avid record collector Patrick Lundborg returned with a follow-up to his acclaimed book Acid Archives. This time though, the focus was not exclusively on psychedelic music, but rather psychedelic culture in a general, all encompassing sense. In Psychedelia: An Ancient Culture, A Modern Way...

Calming the Eternal Footman: Psilocybin and Cancer Psychopharmacology

Calming the Eternal Footman: Psilocybin and Cancer Psychopharmacology

A chapter within the book Psychological Aspects of Cancer (2012), by Bossis, Grob and Griffiths, has had cause to review the usage of psilocybin within clinical trials regarding psychopharmacology and psychiatry. The particular impetus behind this particular set of tests is concerned with using Psilocybin “to amelioerate psychospiritual distress and...

The Psychotropic Mind

The Psychotropic Mind by Jeremy Narby, Jan Kounen, and Vincent Ravalec

Originally published in 2008 under the title ‘Plantes et chamanisme, Conversations autour de l’ayahuasca & de l’iboga’, this English translated edition, entitled ‘The Psychotropic Mind’, was published by Park Street Press in 2010. The book is a trialogue between the anthropologist Jeremy Narby, and writers and film-makers Vincent Ravalec and...

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...

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