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  • Dr. Gerald D. Klee, psychiatrist

    Dr. Gerald D. Klee, psychiatrist
    Dr. Gerald D. Klee, a retired psychiatrist who was an LSD expert and participated in its experimentation on volunteer servicemen at several military installations in the 1950s, died Sunday of complications after surgery at the University of Maryland St....
  • Hansen: Who can compete against Jupiter?

    Hansen: Who can compete against Jupiter?
    I liked the planets. It was hard not to like a lot of things during the Laguna Beach Patriots Day Parade. On a winter day as warm as the Fourth of July, the town was in full bloom Saturday. Funny how parades do that. It's as if we have the license...
  • Gerald D. Klee dies at 86; psychiatrist involved in Army LSD experiments

    Gerald D. Klee dies at 86; psychiatrist involved in Army LSD experiments
    Gerald D. Klee, a retired psychiatrist and LSD expert who participated in experiments with the hallucinogenic drug on volunteer servicemen at U.S. military installations in the 1950s, has died. He was 86. Klee died Sunday of complications after...
  • Owsley Stanley dies at 76; 'Acid King' of the '60s psychedelic era

    Owsley Stanley dies at 76; 'Acid King' of the '60s psychedelic era
    Nearly everyone familiar with the history of the 1960s has heard of Timothy Leary and Ken Kesey, the pranksters who spread the gospel of psychedelics to the countercultural generation. But far fewer remember Owsley Stanley. Stanley, who died Saturday...
  • Leonard Weinglass dies at 77; defense lawyer in Pentagon Papers case

    Leonard Weinglass, a crusading lawyer who championed radical and liberal causes and clients in some of the most controversial trials of the 1960s and '70s, including the Chicago 7 and Pentagon Papers cases, died Wednesday in New York City. He was 77. The...
  • 10 things you might now know about space

    10 things you might now know about space
    Russia's Phobos-Grunt spacecraft, a Mars probe that malfunctioned, is expected to fall back into Earth's atmosphere as early as this weekend. It will crash to our planet's surface, but is unlikely to hurt anyone on the ground. These 10 facts won't hurt...
  • Buried in space? Virginia may help pay for it

    Buried in space? Virginia may help pay for it
    Want to be buried in space? Virginia will help pay for it, according to proposed legislation that aims to boost the Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport at Wallops Island. The bill, which the Virginia state legislature will debate next year, would provide...
  • Hansen: Canyon is its own world

    Hansen: Canyon is its own world
    There is an underbelly to Laguna Beach, disconnected from the glitz and grazing plates of Coast Highway. Unlike downtown, it's a place that doesn't pose or preen or gossip. It's Laguna Canyon, filled with rusting trucks and welding tools; oil and grit...
  • More Huston Smith books

    More Huston Smith books
    What's your ideal spot for meditation and pondering the big questions? An ashram on the Ganges? A monastery in the desert? The sofa in the den? Wherever it is, make sure you have the following Huston Smith titles with you — for support and...
  • Tom Davis dies at 59; original 'SNL' writer alongside Al Franken

    Tom Davis dies at 59; original 'SNL' writer alongside Al Franken
    Tom Davis, a comedy writer who teamed with Al Franken to write memorable bits on"Saturday Night Live" beginning with the late-night show's debut in 1975, has died. He was 59. Davis died Thursday at his home in Hudson, N.Y., his wife, Mimi Raleigh, told...
  • Music review: 'Professor Bad Trip' invades Monday Evening Concerts

     
    “Professor Bad Trip” is Fausto Romitelli’s most ecstatic plunge into psychedelia and spectralism. The Doors meet -– and unapologetically drown out -– Pierre Boulez. Completed in 2000, an Italian composer’s nearly 45-minute confrontation...