"The military’s secret Cold War experiment to fight enemies with clouds of psychochemicals. Decades after a risky Cold War experiment, a scientist lives with secrets." [Via]
[1h30m] is a documentary
[1m30s]) about Alexander Shulgin
, his life, his family, the drugs he has developed, the people he has affected, the boundaries of experience he has explored, the effects he has had on society, and the understanding of the mind and the psychedelic experience which have resulted from his experiments and chemical creations.
SiHKAL: Shulgins I Have Known and Loved
: After spending days, weeks, months poring over the work
[PiHKAL: A Chemical Love Story
; TiHKAL: The Continuation
; lab books
] of psychonaut-in-chief, Alexander Shulgin, Hamilton Morris mustered up the chutzpah to give him a call and request an interview. The result is this: an epic love-fest on the man who birthed Ecstasy in a test-tube. Hamilton visits the Shulgin residence (in San Francisco, naturally) and tempers his fanboy freakout with a rare and intensive look at the home and laboratory that caused the balls of millions to trip.
For those who prefer text, here is the video in article form
. [Shulgin previously: 1; 2]