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  • 'The Harvard Psychedelic Club' by Don Lattin

    'The Harvard Psychedelic Club' by Don Lattin
    The Patience Stone Atiq Rahimi Translated from the French by Polly McLean Other Press: 160 pp., $16.95 Books have many incarnations. Some come back as plays or movies. If they have questionable karma, they come back as paperback remainders or Saturday...
  • Can 'magic mushrooms' help cancer patients?

    Can 'magic mushrooms' help cancer patients?
    The psychedelic drug psilocybin, the active ingredient in "magic mushrooms," can improve mood and reduce anxiety and depression in terminal cancer patients, Los Angeles researchers reported Monday. A single modest dose of the hallucinogen, whose...
  • The Siren's Call: Love energy

    The Siren's Call: Love energy
    This month's column is about love. Not the Valentine's Day variety. The Siren's Call is interested in love as an elemental force — as something experienced by mystics and glimpsed by poets. Dante caught a glimpse — this column recently...
  • 10 things you might not know about the summer of love

    As Tracy Swartz observes in an accompanying piece, young people draw a blank on the 1967 crystallization of hippie culture known as the Summer of Love. But even veterans of the counterculture might not easily flash back to these 40 -year-old facts: 1....
  • Comments & Curiosities: Planning for a protest

    Ever been to a protest? I haven't. Not on the protest side anyway. We've all seen protests — people shouting, waving signs, burning stuff, yelling "What do we want? Justice! When do we want it? Now!" That kind of thing. I don't get too...
  • Leonard Weinglass dies at 77; defense lawyer in Pentagon Papers case

    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...
  • Hollywood liberals under fire: The Polanski debate gets political

     
    It was surely only a matter of time. The noisy partisan divide that seems to infect everything in America today -- from what health care plan you want to what car you drive -- has surfaced again. As soon as......
  • David Colker promoted to assistant business editor

     
    Here is a memo from Business Editor John Corrigan to the staff regarding the promotion of business reporter David Colker: Over the years we’ve relied on David Colker for brightly written takes on everything from Bratz dolls to discount caskets.......
  • Whoa dude, it's the Grateful Dead with Washington and Lincoln

     
    Dennis Larkins can be forgiven his feeling of déjà-vu, as he strolls through the new Grateful Dead exhibit at the New York Historical Society. Thirty years ago, he and Peter Barsotti created an iconic poster for the band’s 1980 shows......
  • Final two days for 'Bright White Underground' at Schindler's Buck House

     
    It's not quite a haunted house. But "Bright White Underground," a mind-bending transformation of Rudolph Schindler's Buck House, is close enough to warrant a visit this Halloween weekend. Under the auspices of Country Club, a Cincinnati gallery that...
  • 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...