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Friday, March 18th, 2011

Sound architect and Lysergic Acid pioneer Augustus “Bear’” Owsley Stanley died this week in his adopted home of Australia. The sixties counterculture fixture (see: Ken Kesey, the Grateful Dead, the Acid Tests, Tom Wolfe, etc.) and fictional inspiration for Steely Dan’s “Kid Charlemagne” reportedly produced upwards of 1.25 million doses of LSD between 1965 and […]