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A Healthy Drug Policy in Guatemala and Beyond: An Interview with Amanda Feilding of the Beckley Foundation

A Healthy Drug Policy in Guatemala and Beyond: An Interview with Amanda Feilding of the Beckley Foundation

The Beckley Foundation has begun conducting research in Guatemala into the effects that current drug policies are having on the country, after being invited by President Otto Perez Molina.  As part of the study, they are thinking up new approaches to dealing with the black market drug trade; the production,...

The DMT Chronicles

The DMT Chronicles by Terence Turner

Originally published in 2010 by the Translinguistic Press ‘The DMT Chronicles: Parmenides, Plato, and the Psychedelic’ is written pseudonymously by Terence Turner. The book chronicles the author’s numerous experiences with magic mushrooms, DMT and LSD, against a backdrop of personal enlightenment and philosophical musings. Turner tells us that Terence McKenna’s...

by srqpix

Deliriants and the Weaponized Hallucinogen

‘……You know how it is: you’re out at night looking for kicks and somebody’s passing around a weaponized hallucinogen’. This line from the 2005 film Batman Begins, as with most Hollywood creations, manages to detach its words from its action by suspending the willingness to listen to the quiet voice...

Plants of the Gods

Plants of the Gods by Richard Evans Schultes, Albert Hofmann and Christian Rätsch

Originally published in 1979, this review of ‘Plants of the Gods: Their Sacred, Healing, and Hallucinogenic Powers’ by Richard Evans Schultes, Albert Hofmann and Christian Rätsch, is from the 2001 revised and expanded edition (Healing Arts Press). The authors of this book are all renowned within the psychedelic and entheogenic...

boomtown 2013

BoomTown Fair 2013 Tickets on Sale

THURDAY 8th – SUNDAY 11th AUGUST 2013 MATTERLY ESTATE – WINCHESTER BoomTownfair.co.uk www.boomtownfair.co.uk/page/tickets Here’s the PsypressUK review from 2012 of this amazing festival: http://psypressuk.com/2012/08/16/festival-intoxication-and-the-theatre-of-play-boomtown-fair-review-2012/ The crazy, interactive world of BoomTown Fair has sold out of the first two ticket tiers in record time, shifting thousands of tickets in the first...

Mushroom and Mankind

Mushrooms and Mankind by James Arthur

Originally published in 2000 ‘Mushrooms and Mankind: The Impact of Mushrooms on Human Consciousness and Religion’ is written by James Arthur. The author is a long-time researcher in the field of ethnomycology and this book is short and succinct introduction to the relationship between humans and psychoactive mushrooms. The author...

Varieties of Psychedelic Experience

The Varieties of Psychedelic Experience by Robert Masters and Jean Houston

Originally published in 1966, this review of ‘The Varieties of the Psychedelic Experience: The Classic Guide to the Effects of LSD on the Human Psyche’ by Robert Masters and Jean Houston is written from the Park Street Press 2000 edition. The authors, husband and wife, were both founding members of...

The Book of Baphomet

The Book of Baphomet by Nikki Wyrd and Julian Vayne

Originally published in 2012 ‘The Book of Baphomet’ is jointly, and seamlessly, authored by Nikki Wyrd and Julian Vayne. Utilising elements of history, science, cosmology, drugs, personal experience and the occult, the book’s poetic blend explores the ‘occult deity of Life on Earth, Baphomet’ and paints a beautiful picture of...

by IsaacMao

Psychoactive happiness: Neurotransmitters for smiles and therapy

It was C.S Lewis that once remarked: ‘As soon as you deal with sex explicitly, you are forced to choose between the language of the nursery, the gutter, and the anatomy class’. The same is true when one is dealing explicitly with psychoactives and their subsequent effects. With the possible...

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