Category Archives: Videos

ACID BODHISATTVA: THE HISTORY OF THE TIMOTHY LEARY ARCHIVES DURING HIS PRISON AND EXILE YEARS, 1970-1976 (Part Three)

How a scholarly hippie got pulled into the orbit of the psychedelic revolutionary whom then-President Nixon labelled “the most dangerous man in America” Lisa Rein conducts the first in-depth interview of Timothy Leary’s longtime archivist, Michael Horowitz Part 3: Switzerland – Afghanistan — California, August 1971 – April 1973 Dr. Leary and Dr. Hofmann on the […]

Video and Transcription of Bruce Damer at Feb 8 Reception

Bruce Damer told the audience about the gems in the archive. (Video: Allan Lundell) Complete Transcript I’m kind of a newbie. I’m one of the tech nerds. Many of you know me as a pack rat of Silicon Valley. I archive and collect stuff, and I have a big Digibarn Computer Museum with a lot […]

Interview with Joi Ito – Meeting Tim, Collaborating with Tim, Being Tim’s Godson

Q: In this video, he calls you his godson? What’s the story behind that? A: I met Tim on the evening of my birthday when I was turning 24 in Tokyo, in Roppongi, through a mutual friend, David Kubiak. I remember, because I asked him about the number “23” and the whole Cosmic Trigger book […]

Video and Transcription of Joi Ito at our February 8, 2009 Reunion and Reception

Joi Ito, Tim’s Godson, said a few words to the crowd at our February 8 event. Actually, the whole reunion and reception was originally Joi’s idea! (That’s Futique Trust Trustee Denis Berry introducing Joi Ito in the very beginning.) Complete Transcription Denis Berry: That young man that spent so much time in Timothy’s living room […]

Video: Tim Explains How He’ll Use His Online Archives In The Future

In the process of creating our new Donate page, we came across this nice clip of Tim from late 1995/early 1996, where explains how he’ll be able to search online through his own archives in the future, after he has been reanimated. When this video was recorded, Tim was planning on having his head cryonically […]

Video and Transcription of John Perry Barlow’s Chat With The Crowd – February 8, 2009

John Perry Barlow stopped by our event, and had a few words to say. (Video: Enric Teller) Complete transcription: Ya know, I met Joi Ito in Tim’s livingroom, when Joi actually was as young as he usually looks. And, for a while we had this idea that we wanted to start this project called the […]

Video and Transcription of Ralph Metzner’s Chat With The Crowd At Our February 8, 2009 San Francisco Event

Ralph Metzner came to our February 8th Reunion/Reception in San Francisco. Here’s a video and complete transcription of his chat with the audience about his new book coming out that he co-authored with Ram Dass and others, “Birth of a Psychedelic Culture: Conversations about Leary, the Harvard Experiments, Millbrook and the Sixties,“ and the first […]

From the Video Collection: The Afternoon Show – Mind Mirror

Here’s Tim in the 1980s on a show called “The Afternoon Show,” hosted by Ann Fraser and Ross McGowan. Tim says he was “turned on” to computers from his then 12 year-old stepson (Zach, from wife Barbara) and his then 13 year-old granddaughter, (Dieadre, from daughter Susan). Three minutes into the video, Ross McGowan asks […]

Interview with Leary.com’s Joey Cavella and Chris Graves – Part 2

Joey Cavella and Chris Graves explain how they set up the “Consciousnet” bulletin board for Tim in 1993, and then how Joi Ito (Tim’s Godson) ran into their house in 1994 and demonstrated Mosaic for them on the Internet. Joey, Chris and Tim had all been working on a CD-Rom, but when they learned about […]

Interview with Leary.com’s Joey Cavella and Chris Graves – Part 1

Joey Cavella and Chris Graves were on the original Leary.com web development team. Joey and Chris flew all the way from New York and LA to attend our November 15, 2008 Video Collection Launch Party at the Internet Archive. The next morning, down at Fisherman’s Wharf, I asked them to tell us a little about […]