How cartoons became the ultimate acid trip
From Belladonna of Sadness to Rick & Morty, international animation has fallen deep down the rabbit hole of psychedelia.
instagram "sesh" accounts: harmless fun or something more sinister?
A look at the modern phenomenon of accounts like Ketflix and Pills and The Sesh Realm.
the earthwise issue
tao lin wants to take you on a trip
Tao Lin’s novel Taipei was the defining chronicle of nihilstic youth in the 2010s. After a five year gap his new book, Trip, is an exploration of psychedelic drugs, their benefits and his quest to feel less depressed.
16 ways being 16 has changed
“Your generation had those really thin over-plucked eyebrows, now it’s cool to to just shave your eyebrows off.”
you’ll be able to test your drugs at festivals this summer
This is not a trap.
awful records' father on his awful year
The Awful Records head discusses his new album, recovering from drug addiction, and taking Atlanta's wild and weird new hip hop sound to the world.
how do we take drugs now?
What drugs do people take, how often and where do they buy them? We meet Dr Adam Winstock, the Consultant Addiction Psychiatrist behind the annual Global Drug Survey, to discover the changing patterns of drug use today.
what effect will the legal high ban have on youth culture?
If the Tories persist on passing laws that continue to construct their dreams of a heavily censored society, will we ever be young, wild and free again?
love and other drugs
You don’t have to look far to find comparisons between falling in love and getting high. Ever since the 60s people have used love and drugs to bring about social revolution and reshape ideas of identity. But what do our drug choices say about us today...