Forever Altered: Robert Venosa and the Visionary Art World

Spring 2012 Vol. 22, No. 1 Special Edition: Psychedelics and the Popular Arts Download this article. The late visionary artist Robert Venosa describes an early childhood dream “in which a large, demonic-looking …

From the Desk of Rick Doblin, Ph.D. – Spring 2012

Spring 2012 Vol. 22, No. 1 Special Edition: Psychedelics and the Popular Arts Download this article. MDMA, the Oreo Cookie, and the Path to Cultural Acceptance This special issue of the MAPS Bulletin, …

Letter from the Editor, David Jay Brown – Spring 2012

Spring 2012 Vol. 22, No. 1 Special Edition: Psychedelics and the Popular Arts Download this article. Numerous references to psychedelic drugs—as well as the influence of their effects—can be clearly …

Ayahuasca and James Cameron’s Avatar

Spring 2012 Vol. 22, No. 1 Special Edition: Psychedelics and the Popular Arts Download this article. In paradoxical and altogether predictable terms, James Cameron’s dazzling Avatar sets a blue man group …