Early Experiments with LSD

In its early days, LSD (Lysergic Acid Diethylamide) was exclusive to labs. In fact, many of the early experiments were by doctors themselves, not patients. It wasn’t until 1966 that LSD became illegal in California (23 years after its psychedelic properties had been discovered), so there were many years of research before then. Now there […]

Shakespeare’s Drugs of Choice

Listen to this article: Many creative-minded people are known to use mind-altering substances; sometimes for the process, sometimes not. Shakespeare certainly drank alcohol (in Richard III, the Duke of Clarence is drowned in a butt of wine!), but his other possible vices remain unconfirmed. There is evidence that he at least had access to them at […]