(The Man Who Inspired) Timothy Leary is Dead

Albert Hofmann, who first synthesized LSD, has died. He was 102 years old. His "problem child," as he once called the psychedelic substance, turns 70 this year. Which means he was 32 when he first created acid — kind of ironic when you think about that famous slogan of the 60s, "Never trust anyone over 30."I tried LSD once, when I was in High School. It was 1979. It was a very nice, sunny spring day; I went with a friend to Newport News Park near my hometown of Hampton, Virginia; we spent the d … [Read more...]