Uncovering Recovery

Dearest Russell Brand: About 10 years ago I did Ibogaine to interrupt my heroin/crack/cocaine/nicotine addictions. Little did I know it would also make putting ANYTHING in my mouth that was not whole, healthy, and necessary (even a minimally processed granola bar tasted like poison) impossible. I first got clean at a 12 Step Recovery Center... Continue Reading →


Knowledge is Bliss

What is Ketamine? The question is as exciting, deep and expanding as rapidly as a k-hole. As with all the dissociative psychedelics, it is not exactly your classic encounter with something greater, the unnamable. As Timothy so eloquently explains in the episode, it's a young molecule. It does not carry the baggage- no intent nor... Continue Reading →

A Sweet Secret

It's one of the most addictive substances on the planet, eight times that of cocaine. Forty of forty-three lab rats chose the sugar water over the cocaine water, the drug that dominated the headlines for a decade. It's a metabolic and neurotoxin responsible for at least a dozen mostly terminal illnesses. We get our kids... Continue Reading →

Born into This

There’s a new Drug War Porn show on TV, I made it through one episode before calling it quits. Sitting at the end of the block, the end of any block in any black neighborhood in any major city, the officer looks out at the kids playing, the parents parlaying, the seniors pontificating, and says... Continue Reading →


My memories are stuck in tar My love reduced to a single warm rush Whose cost is immesurable Hopes dreams and desires narrowed down to pinpoint accuracy No future no past, just the long gone care of a motherly embrace No sleep no wake, just the reapperance of a fathers missing face They say the... Continue Reading →


     The year is 1876, the location is the Black Hills of what is now primarily South Dakota, the story is of a small yet steadily expanding mining camp on land that was promised the Sioux in what was the Ft. Laramie treaty. Once yellow—aka gold—was found in the hills all pretense of treaty... Continue Reading →


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