Erik Davis SFPS CUSTOM THUMNAIL

“Keeping It Weird” is a talk recorded late last year at a warm gathering of the SF Psychedelic Society. Here I take some of the rich weirdness of the psychedelic 70s and compare and contrast it with today’s rapidly evolving but disheartening psychedelic culture(s).  Unusually, I removed at least one glove in my critique of conspiracy, fatuous corporadelica, and entrepreneurial self-promotion. And its only gotten worse in the months since…