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Decomposing the Shadow – New book on magic mushrooms and psychology

Decomposing the Shadow – New book on magic mushrooms and psychology

Information on a new book has swung into Psypressuk.com: As psychedelics re-enter the collective consciousness of the academic world, we are seeing a parallel resurgence of interest from the general public. Long gone is the flakey “flower-power” ethos of the late 60’s and early 70’s – the current generation of...

London Real TV presents: Psychedelics as Medicine – Dr. Robin Carhart-Harris

London Real TV presents: Psychedelics as Medicine – Dr. Robin Carhart-Harris

London Real TV presents: Dr. Robin Carhart-Harris of Imperial College London talks about the effects of Psilocybin & MDMA and how they could be used to help with depression and addiction, his controversial colleague Professor David Nutt who claimed Cannabis & Ecstasy were safer & less addictive than Alcohol &...

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...

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