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May Cause Dizziness

Illustration by Edward SandersGreg Critser’s Generation Rx: How Prescription Drugs Are Altering American Lives, Minds, and Bodies chronicles a woeful tale that will be familiar to those who have been following, with mingled horror and amazement, the development of the stripped-down, bottom-line-only corporate-crony capitulation-capitalism of the last few decades. Whether......

Turn On, Meet God, Get Straight

Illustrations by Daniel Peacock In 1962, a young junkie named Howard Lotsoff ordered iboga, a plant used in West African rituals, and tried it for extra kicks. After consuming the bitter root-bark powder, he experienced a visionary tour of his early memories. Thirty hours later, when the effects had subsided,......
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