What would it take to grow mushrooms in space? How can mushroom cultivation help us manage, or at least make use of, invasive species such as kudzu and water hyacinth and thereby reduce dependence on herbicides? Learn More
Psilocybin Mushroom Handbook journeys through the mushroom life cycle, giving simple and direct instructions for germinating and growing Psilocybe cubensis, the popular indoor species. It also explains how to grow outdoor species of Psilocybe that fruit on wood chips. Learn More
In Psychedelia and Other Colours, acclaimed author Rob Chapman explores in crystalline detail the history, precedents and cultural impact of LSD, from the earliest experiments in painting with light and immersive environments to the thriving avant-garde scene that existed in San Francisco even before the Grateful Dead and the Fillmore Auditorium. Learn More
In REEFER MADNESS, the author of FAST FOOD NATION investigates America's black market and its far-reaching influence on our society through three of its mainstays -- pot, porn, and illegal immigrants. Learn More
The classic text on clandestine chemistry just got even better. The Eight Edition of Secrets of Methamphetamine Manufacture including recipes for MDA, Ecstasy, and Other Psychedelic Amphetamines contains the wisdom and recipes from Uncle Fester you've come to know and trust, along with some totally new techniques you won't find anywhere else. Learn More
In this era of marijuana activism, DIY, and gardening fever, what better use for that windowsill or small patch than growing your own weed? This fun, colorful guide makes marijuana cultivation less intimidating than ever before.
Everybody’s doing it, but only Mamakind writes about it. She embodies the counterculture combo of Chelsey Handler, Dan Savage and Tommy Chong—with a little Barbra Streisand thrown in for good measure. Learn More
Chronicles the first modern ethnomycological and historically documented look at certain species of fungi and their past and present use as a source of healing, both body and mind as in ancient primitive archaic rituals; and also as an aphrodisiac.
In a blistering expose based on interviews with policy makers and a catalog of damning statistics, journalist Dan Baum shows how America's war on drugs went from a politically potent campaign play to today's multibillion-dollar government boondoggle--a 'war' that's run roughshod over Constitutional rights and put a quarter of young black men behind bars without so much as denting the demand for drugs. Learn More
Elvis Presley, the Hell’s Angels, Hunter S. Thompson, Truman Capote, the Beatles, Judy Garland, Hank Williams, Jack Kerouac, Johnny Cash, JFK, the Manson Family and Adolf Hitler. All of the above were, at one time or another, to put it bluntly, speedfreaks. Learn More
Have you ever really looked at a book? The state of being high rewards deep attention, and lots of things can seem really, really interesting. It might be a spot on the ceiling, or an oddly-shaped tortilla chip, or a bit of wood grain. Learn More