Three and a half lessons about Neil Young, Joe Rogan, Spotify, and our age of cultural plenitude
Why postwar culture from Jack Kerouac to Andy Warhol to James Baldwin to Susan Sontag to Yoko Ono battled boundaries hemming them in.
A conversation with Whole Earth Catalog founder, Merry Prankster, and woolly mammoth de-extinctionist Stewart Brand.
From "stay hungry, stay foolish" to "try everything, take nothing off the table."
Alex Winter's new film celebrates the Rock Hall of Famer's individualism, anti-authoritarianism, and entrepreneurship.
The rock legend fought for free speech and self-expression in ways that appealed to dissidents in America and communist countries alike.
A 71-year-old therapist comes out of the "chemical closet" to promote MDMA as a means of self-discovery
A documentary describes a drug-fueled countercultural romance.
The Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies (MAPS) is making MDMA and other drugs medically legitimate and socially acceptable.
Friday A/V Club: When Timothy Leary, Ayn Rand, and Big Mama Thornton shared a microphone
If a chaotic concert that nearly failed "defined a generation," what does that actually mean?
The People v. Lawrence Ferlinghetti explains how America embraced free speech—and how we're ready to throw it away.
Interest in the cult killer will ebb, just like the generation he claimed to represent.
The Goat-Sacrificing Prospective Libertarian Party Candidate Talks Sorcery, Eugenics, and the Coming Cataclysm
The chair of the Libertarian Party of Florida resigned, saying prospective L.P. Senate candidate Augustus Sol Invictus "is a fascist" who "wants to start a war."
"If you're telling me Amazon is bad for culture, like seriously, fuck you," says memoirist of '90s alt-music scene.
Premieres tonight at 9pm ET.
...but were afraid to ask. Q&A with R.U. Sirius & Jay Cornell, authors of Transcendence: The Disinformation Encyclopedia of Transhumanism & the Singularity.
The Rainbow Family is an extremist threat now?
They're keeping counterculture kicking.
Making a giant octopus is way more enlightening than taking the SAT or Sociology 101.
William Burroughs, Thomas Frank, and some shoes
What We Saw at ISFLC 2014