Harvard University fired psychologist, Timothy Leary, for his experiments with lysergic acid diethylamide, LSD, a powerful hallucinogen. But to the drug’s enthusiastic fans, he was a guru, 1962.
by Lawrence Schiller
A young woman tries to comfort her husband and his brother. All three heroin addicts. By now, crime is the only way to get the money to support their habbit. 1965.
by Bill Eppridge
Spiders are not that easy for scientists. They create their webs at 4 in the morning. So in 1948 the Tübinger Zoologist Hans Peters wondered if Peter Witt knew, whether spiders might created their webs at a nicer time if he would give them drugs?… Witt tried with Strychnin and Morphium first. Then with Dextroamphetamin (Speed). Here you see the results.
1. typical hashish inspired net
2. net after about 0.04mcg. LSD
3. net after a high caffeine dose
4. net after a mescaline sulfate dose
Harvey Comics “Teenage Dope Slaves” (1952). Cover illustration by Marvin Bradley and Frank Edgington