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Leary, McLuhan and Electronic Technology

New article for Boing Boing:  Timothy Leary and Marshall McLuhan, Turned On and Tuned In By Michael Horowitz & Lisa Rein In 1974, when asked by Timothy Leary’s archivist Michael Horowitz for a statement of support for the imprisoned psychologist, Marshall McLuhan sent a letter, now published for the first time, describing Leary as “the […]

Timothy Leary to Vaclav Havel:
“You Have Done Good, My Brother”

New article for Boing Boing: Prototype dissidents: Timothy Leary and Václav Havel at the dawn of the internet age By Lisa Rein & Michael Horowitz, for Boing Boing “ONE DISSIDENT ELECTRONIC MEDIA EXPERT. . . CAN JAM THE SYSTEM.” On July 4, 1992, fifteen years after it was published, Leary inscribed a copy of Neuropolitics, […]

Jennifer Ulrich Interviews Michael Horowitz Re: The Archival Catastrophe of 1975 and the Birth of ARCANA

Michael Horowitz, Dr. Timothy Leary’s Archivist, 1970 to the present Jennifer Ulrich, over at the New York Public Library (where Dr. Leary’s archives now live), has a new post about “The Archival Catastrophe of 1975,” when the Feds took possession of the archives and put Michael Horowitz, Tim’s archivist since 1970, on the stand in […]

Rex Morgan Clippings from 1966

From the archives of Michael Horowitz. Michael sez: “1966 was the year LSD was banned, Millbrook was raided, and Tim was sentenced to 30 years for the Laredo border bust. Here is evidence that even the comics were on his case. These two strips are all I have of the story that went on at […]

New York Magazine Article On A Bad Trip

Timothy’s longtime archivist Michael Horowitz sent this comment on the piece in New York Magazine (June 27 issue): The New York Magazine writer who covered the recent acquisition of the Timothy Leary archives by the New York Public Library seems to have a morbid interest in descriptions of the worst moments of people’s psychedelic trips.  […]

Time Magazine: ‘Magic Mushrooms’ Can Improve Psychological Health

Time Magazine has just announced an exciting new study recently released from Johns Hopkins University. Here’s a link to the full report in the Journal Psychopharmacology. Michael Horowitz (Tim’s personal archivist) sez: “The acquisition of the Timothy Leary Archives by the New York Public Library represents a turning point in the academic acceptance of the […]

Brian Shields on KRON Channel 4 Covers Our February 8th Event!

Brian Shields put together this great piece for KRON Channel 4, San Francisco, featuring Brewster Kahle, John Perry Barlow, Ralph Metzner, and Michael Horowitz. You can see all the individual interviews too, right here, on Brian Shields’ website.

The Annotated Bibliography of Dr. Timothy Leary – Available Online

Update to this post: 3/21/12 – a better version than the Scribd version that this post used to link to has become available at the Open Library. Here is a link to the page with several formats to choose from at the Internet Archive. Here is a link that will bring it up right now, […]