Monday, June 25, 2007


Psychedelics in popular culture

There exist many examples of Psychedelics in popular culture. The psychedelic experience has had a strong effect on many genres of popular music, and psychedelic drug references are common in movies, books, and in popular music.

DMT: The plot of the movie Blueberry (based on the comic Blueberry) touches Dimethyltryptamine practices of Native Americans.

LSD: Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home has a scene where Admiral Kirk tells a woman in 1986 that Spock did a little too much LDS in the 60's. The woman rolls her eyes at him. This was a reference to LSD, not The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The Beatles song "Tomorrow Never Knows" is a musical take on Timothy Leary's analogy between the LSD experience and the passage from death through to reincarnation described in the Tibetan Book of the Dead. This article is licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License. It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Psychedelics in popular culture". This entry is a fragment of a larger work. Link may die if entry is finally removed or merged.

Breathe! Breathe, goddamit!

What a great concept for a blog... keep on fighting the good fight.

Paz & Amor,

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