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Keeping It Weird

Originally published on December 19, 2019

Psychedelic Culture in the 70s and Today

“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 it’s only gotten worse in the months since…