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The Q&A Hole: Why Isn't LSD Legal?
Trip on this with Lana Lesley, Denise Prince, Mickle Maher, and more.
"...WHY ISN’T LSD LEGAL?..."

Sept. 13, 2016 Chronolog Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

LSD C&W
Experimentalist Eugene Chadbourne's got a thing about Austin
"...best represented by the title of his 1987 album, LSD C&W...."

Dec. 12, 2008 Music Feature by Doug Freeman

Disneyland on LSD With A Giant Dog
Tripping in the “Happiest Place on Earth”

Oct. 6, 2017 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

X Games: Flaming Lips Hit the LSD
Okie freaks deliver crowd-pleasing set Sunday

June 9, 2014 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

No No: A Dockumentary
Famous for pitching a no-hitter while high on acid, Dock Ellis the man was so much more.
"...the Major League. Greenies, bennies, rivers of vodka, and LSD tabs crushed and snorted: It was all part of..."

Sept. 5, 2014 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Belladonna of Sadness
This transgressive animated film from 1973 Japan has been recently restored. Blending gorgeous, watercolor-infused Japanese landscapes with Western influences like Art Nouveau and Expressionism, the film tells the sexually outré and hallucinogenic story of two lovers in a feudal village.
"...But for those up for an adventure into the LSD-influenced world of counterculture animation, Belladonna of Sadness is a..."

May 13, 2016 Movie Review by Josh Kupecki

Acid-Laced Sun Kisses
Hippies, LSD, and the Brotherhood of Eternal Love in Orange Sunshine
"...the Orange Crush-colored tabs of the near-mythical strain of LSD at the hallucinogenic heart of William Kirkley's documentary is..."

March 11, 2016 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

Death at a Funeral
A remake of a 3-year-old British comedy, Death at a Funeral transfers its farce from a predominantly white cast to predominantly black.
"...a funeral gone cataclysmically wrong (featuring blackmail, an accidental LSD dosing, and a dead body, for starters). Working with..."

April 23, 2010 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Push
This sci-fi actioner about warring clairvoyants is generically incomprehensible with cyberpunk overtones.
"...(or Bryan Singer's) guiding hand. It also sports a triple-espresso-and-LSD-laced storyline that I'm pretty sure breaks at least one..."

Feb. 13, 2009 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

In the Name of the King: A Dungeon Siege Tale
Uwe Boll, the Timex watch of contemporary filmmakers (he takes a licking but keeps on ticking), strikes again.
"...inscrutable (Burt Reynolds?!) you'll be wondering who slipped the LSD in your Coke, cheesily bad CGI effects, and enough..."

Jan. 18, 2008 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Ram Dass: Fierce Grace
"...Leary to turn on and tune in with psilocybin, LSD, and assorted other consciousness-raisers. But instead of dropping out,..."

Sept. 27, 2002 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

I Drink Your Blood
"...classic about vicious hippies who douse the locals with LSD. In revenge, the townsfolk fed them rabid meat pies,..."

Sept. 7, 2000 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

SLC Punk!
"...balls-to-the-wall direction, a stuttering mélange of wild angles, slo-mo, LSD-inspired dream sequences, spotty in-camera edits, and scene after scene..."

April 30, 1999 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Dream With the Fishes
"...way, their picaresque adventures include nude bowling, flights of LSD abandon (including an inadvertently dosed cop who exerts deadly..."

Aug. 8, 1997 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

SXSW Film Review: 'No No: A Dockumentary'
Riveting doc drops acid, racial tension, and an MLB All-Star
"...Come for the LSD, sure – but stay for a riveting lens on..."

March 12, 2014 SXSW Post by Kimberley Jones

Jammin'
Jerry Garcia, bluegrass, and third generation jam -- thriving in Austin and beyond.
"...growing steadily, kicked in like your first dose of LSD...."

Sept. 5, 2003 Music Feature by Jim Caligiuri

Where the Pyramid Meets the High
Long lost 13th Floor Elevators founder and visionary Tommy Hall – found!
"...and human enlightenment, which includes a weekly dose of LSD. – Margaret MoserAustin Chronicle: The 13th Floor Elevators are..."

Aug. 13, 2004 Music Feature by Joe Trybyszewski

Scanlines
"...anachronistic coda to the fine old tradition of the LSD movie. I guess it failed because it came out..."

Aug. 14, 1998 Screens Feature

Ray Manzarek: Trying to Set the World on Fire
The late Doors keyboardist at the Garden of Eden
"...Who designed that? What a brilliant idea! And, on LSD, I began to think of everything as an idea..."

May 23, 2013 Music Post by Danielle Zelisko

Countdown to Ecstasy
A New Drug for a New Millennium
"...bathtub operations in numbers unheard of since hippies discovered LSD. For them, it leveled emotional walls, created a deep,..."

June 9, 2000 Music Feature by Marc Savlov

No No? Oh Yes.
Dock Ellis' historic trip to a no-hitter
"...Is LSD a performance-enhancing drug? Maybe for a musician, but you..."

July 13, 2012 Screens Feature by Mark Fagan

Woo, All Right Now, And Don't It Feel Like You're Going Bald and Homicidal!
Thirty years later, Jeff Lieberman is still walking on 'Blue Sunshine'
"...mid-Seventies, it posits a paranoid world where all that LSD mom and dad dropped at Haight-Ashbury while keeping the..."

Dec. 24, 2004 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

High Baptismal Flow
In search of rock & roll's psychedelic pioneers, Austin's 13th Floor Elevators
"...High"]. "Everything I wrote was inspired through my taking LSD."..."

Aug. 13, 2004 Music Feature by Margaret Moser

The Luv Doc: People in Glass Houses
A truly balls-out commitment to mental health
"...seemed to have some major therapeutic breakthroughs while undergoing LSD therapy back in the late Fifties. He is reputed..."

Sept. 1, 2017 Column by The Luv Doc

Roadside Playboys and Texana Dames
The Hancock Family's long, strange, supernatural musical journey
"...so attracted Charlene to her husband brought Tommy to LSD's doorstep...."

Dec. 31, 2004 Music Feature by Margaret Moser

The Austin Chronicle Earns AAN Awards Nominations
Cover design, music coverage singled out for excellence
"...Numbered for Threadgill’s WHQ,” "Margaret Moser, 1954-2017,” “Disneyland on LSD With A Giant Dog,” and “Sound on Sound Fest..."

June 20, 2018 News Post

Five Recommended Arts Events This Weekend
In which your cultural FOMO is subdued via this handy listicle
"...guarding nuclear missiles, no, but tbh we fuckin' loooooove LSD up in these parts. So we’re really pleased to..."

May 25, 2018 Arts Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

99 Austin Acts at SXSW Music
Support the home team!
"...Sweet Spirit, not only was the pair's "Disneyland on LSD" video among the Chronicle's highest viewed posts last year,..."

March 16, 2018 Music Feature

Good Time
A crime caper goes horribly movie
"...A mistaken identity and a soda bottle filled with LSD also goose the plot along. But, for the most..."

Aug. 18, 2017 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

SXSW Comedy Review: A Good Trip With Shane Mauss
Mauss lights up Hideout with cleverness and faux-slacker charm
"...mumbling register; he advocated for experimentation with mushrooms and LSD, with the quick disclaimer that their effects differ for..."

March 15, 2017 Arts Post by Sean L. Malin

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