James Penner on Edward J. Delaney’s 2022 novel “The Acrobat."
James Penner interviews John Densmore, drummer for the Doors.
James Penner speaks with Robby Krieger, the guitarist for the Doors.
The author discusses his debut memoir, “The Death of My Father the Pope.”
Stephen Kinzer discusses his new biography, “Poisoner in Chief: Sidney Gottlieb and the CIA Search for Mind Control.”
James Penner analyzes the life and times of Joanna Harcourt-Smith and Errol Morris’s recent film about her, “My Psychedelic Love Story.”
A new biography of Michael Hollingshead, the man who turned Timothy Leary on.
T. C. Boyle dives down the rabbit hole of sex, drugs, and God in his interview with James Penner.
James Penner takes a trip through “Foucault in California” by Simeon Wade, which chronicles the day when a great French philosopher blew his mind.
T. C. Boyle's "Outside Looking In" highlights the sober experience of coming back to reality when the trip is over.
The publication of "How to Change Your Mind" in 2018 is one of many indications that we are witnessing a cultural sea change with regard to psychedeli...
Jon Savage’s "1966" looks at a pivotal year in history via its music.