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Timothy Leary

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Acid flashback

Don Lattin may be right that the “most important” experiments of Timothy Leary’s Psilocybin Project took place at 64 Homer Street, in Newton.
Letters to the Boston editor, February 5, 2010
By BOSTON PHOENIX LETTERS  |  February 05, 2010
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The Harvard Psychedelic Club

Timothy Leary brought the bowl of mushrooms up to his nose and sniffed.
How Timothy Leary, Richard Alpert, Huston Smith, and Andrew Weil killed the fifties and ushered in a new age for America
By DON LATTIN  |  January 15, 2010
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Gloom merchants

It would’ve been nice if Bobby Hecksher, songsmith and ringleader of the Warlocks, had spoon-fed me some anecdotes from back when he used to trip out with Timothy Leary.
The Warlocks’ psych is far from psyched
By BARRY THOMPSON  |  August 07, 2009
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Folk trails

A former student of Ravi Shankar and Ali Akbar Khan, Walker is a legendary figure best known for his intoxicating fusion of Indian raga and American folk.
Peter Walker’s sound circles the world
By SUSANNA BOLLE  |  July 07, 2008
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Will Harvard drop acid again?

In a moment of delightful whimsy in the annals of drug history, Albert Hofmann, after purposely ingesting LSD for the first time, rode his bicycle home and experienced all manner of beatific and hellish visions.
Psychedelic research returns to Crimsonland
By PETER BEBERGAL  |  May 28, 2008
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Mystic rivers

Was Georges Ivanovitch Gurdjieff a charlatan?
When G.I. Gurdjieff came to Boston
By JAMES PARKER  |  July 03, 2007


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The man who knew too much

Around the age of 13, Philip K. Dick started having a recurring dream.
Philip K. Dick enters the Library of America
By PETER KEOUGH  |  June 28, 2007
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Guster

Guster keep the good times rolling with an eight-song EP.
Satellite EP | Reprise
By JONATHAN STERN  |  April 17, 2007
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The conspiracist

“Assassination-conspiracy theorist” is a relatively recent addition to Paul Kuntzler’s résumé. Watch Paul Kuntzler on the JFK assassination
Gay-rights crusader Paul Kuntzler turns a sharp mind for detail to the JFK assassination
By MIKE MILIARD  |  January 11, 2007

The 40 greatest concerts in Boston history: 8


U2 | the Paradise Rock Club | March 6, 1981
By PHOENIX STAFF  |  October 25, 2006

Crossword: 'Thirty Thoughts'


My time has just come, too
By MATT JONES  |  March 27, 2006