Tagged: literature

Bringing ‘The True Light of Darkness’ to life

There is always something extra-special about reading a book about magic mushrooms. The powerful, magical Psilocybe fungi has an incredible grasp on the psychonaut’s imagination. As a result, ‘mushroom discourse’ is among the most hotly debated in psychedelia – state...

Creating Romanticism: Case Studies in the Literature, Science and Medicine of the 1790s by Sharon Ruston

Originally published in 2013 by Palgrave Macmillan, ‘Creating Romanticism: Case Studies in Literature, Science and Medicine’ is written by Sharon Ruston. Ruston is Chair in Nineteenth-Century Literature at the University of Salford, UK. She has previously published ‘Shelley and Vitality’...

Tickets Now Available for Cosmic Trigger Play

Tickets Now Available for Cosmic Trigger Play

Tickets are now on sale for Robert Anton Wilson’s Cosmic Trigger:The Play by Daisy Eris Campbell based onWilson’s seminal counter-culture text on brain change and ‘vision questing’, Cosmic Trigger: The Final Secret of the Illuminati. Thanks to successfully surpassing their...

The Soundless Hum:  Psychonautic Underpinnings of William Burroughs’ Naked Lunch By Roger Keen

The Soundless Hum: Psychonautic Underpinnings of William Burroughs’ Naked Lunch By Roger Keen

This article, by Roger Keen, was originally published in the Psychedelic Press UK print journal (2013 Vol.2) Mostly everyone has heard of William Burroughs’ drug-inspired masterpiece Naked Lunch, but far fewer have actually read it from cover to cover and...

Freaks e-Magazine edition #12 is out now!

The latest edition of the Freaks e-Magazine is out and is dedicated to psychedelic literature: Reading is food for the brain. For our expanded consciousness we require a very special literature that might open our mind. From the middle of 19th...

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