Monday, 29 December 2014

In Search of the Sacred Mushrooms

The January 1961 episode of "One Step Beyond" - a TV series directed and narrated by John Newland deals with magic mushrooms and shamanism. On the footsteps of Robert Gordon Wasson, Newland travels to Mexico in search of "magic mushroom" shamans and rituals. During the episode he also meets  parapsychologist Andrija Puarich and with him he undergoes some tests to see whether or not the sacred mushrooms can enhance extra-sensory perceptions.
An interesting document of the pioneer times of psychedelia....

No comments: