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A Long Strange Trip
by Dennis McNally
Publisher:
Broadway 
Year:
2002 
Reviewed by Donut
6/6/2005

I remember being surprised when I first encountered resistance after bringing up the Grateful Dead in conversation among younger members of the psychedelic community. Even in light of some annoying public perceptions shaped by the embarrassing behavior of part of their audience and their own personal disintegration towards the end, I always assumed that their crucial contributions to the tapestry ... [ read more ]

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Acid: A New Secret History of LSD
by David Black
Publisher:
Vision Paperbacks 
Year:
1998, 2001 
Reviewed by Donut
5/2/2005

David Black’s ACID: A New Secret History of LSD is another addition to the ranks of titles that attempt to recount the basics of modern psychedelic history. Much like Martin Lee and Bruce Shlain’s Acid Dreams, Black’s book focuses primarily on the role that Global Intelligence Services played in the scientific exploration and eventual illicit distribution of good old LSD-25. ... [ read more ]

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