Body & SOUL Mighty Oct.10, 2012 Better than: I saw a press release this morning that described some Tumblr bass DJ as "deep as fuck and playful as a kitten." The next time someone says something is "deep" to me, I'm just going to nod my head and laugh. You don't even know. Words are a difficult th ... More >>
Christopher FairmanAgent Ribbons perform on Friday Friday. Countdown until we get our weekend on. Countdown of the options to consider if you want to spend less than $10 going somewhere. Agent Ribbons @ The Knockout (Friday)Sacramento's Agent Ribbons give old-timey music a swift punk kick. The ... More >>
An originator of acid rock in the '60s, Tommy Hall used LSD to expand his consciousness. Hes still psychedelic.
Meet the Rosenthals: two generations of art stars in one six-story warehouse.
A sharp, revelatory multimedia show casts a blinding light on the tragic events of today
He adored beatniks, trolled the streets of North Beach in a beret, and was once Timothy Leary's gatekeeper, and now he packs a gun.
Devil Music sweetens silents
"The Summer of Love is dead. You dig? Got any change?"
V. Vale and RE/Search – still disseminating the alternative-culture virus
One definition of heaven: A week, a t-top Camaro, and the Pacific Coast Highway.
Drugs and their religious uses, as experienced by three explorers of psychedelia
Local filmmaker Caveh Zahedi's career was waylaid by his addiction to prostitution and porn. Today, his sexual compulsions could be the source of his comeback.
Ancient slack-key, futuristic sex slaves, and time-spanning schizophrenia
Followers of the late John Lilly, the guru of higher consciousness, are squabbling over his legacy
D.A. Pennebaker doesn't make history, but he's captured so much of it
Going in the Tank
Playboy magazine throws a sexual revolution party, and nobody comes
Axcess magazine tries to find its target audience
The Bay Area's chemical gentry
Discovered by brain researchers in the early '60s and resurrected by bodybuilders in the late '80s, the semi-illict compound GHB is now marketed on the club and smart-drug circuits as a sexy wonder drug. But beware GHB's knockout punch.
Mondo 2000 nailed the emerging cybersexcomputerdrug zeitgeist with its first issue in 1989, making media mavens out of its founders, Queen Mu and R.U. Sirius. But the trippy, fractious family that was Mondo began to implode in 1993, torn asunder bu inter
Mondo 2000 nailed the emerging cybersexcomputerdrug Zeitgeist with its first issue in 1989, making media mavens out of its founders, Queen Mu and R.U. Sirius. But the trippy, fractious family that was Mondo began to implode in 1993, torn asunder by inter
The Marin revival of Cuckoo's Nest is a sturdy, if reserved, rendition of the archetypal good-vs.-evil play
Haight-Ashbury pioneer and Oracle editor Allen Cohen resurrects the Summer of Love with a CD-ROM