FA­MOUS FANS OF PSYCHEDELI­CS

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STEVE JOBS

The Ap­ple co-founder said tak­ing LSD ‘was a pro­found ex­pe­ri­ence, one of the most im­por­tant things in my life’. He used the drug from 1972 to 1974.

SU­SAN SARANDON

‘I’m not new to the idea of mush­rooms,’ the Amer­i­can ac­tor has ad­mit­ted. ‘I don’t re­ally like chem­i­cal things. [Psychedeli­cs ad­vo­cate] Ti­mothy Leary was a friend of mine, so that acid was nice and pure, but I’m not re­ally look­ing for chem­i­cals, and I don’t like to feel speedy. But I’ve done ayahuasca and I’ve done mush­rooms and things like that.’

JACK NICHOLSON

The author of a Nicholson biography claims the ac­tor be­came in­volved with drugs in the 1960s. The writer al­leges, ‘Jack’s ex­pe­ri­ences with [LSD] were life-chang­ing. He be­lieved af­ter tak­ing it the first time that he had seen the face of God.’

HARRY STYLES

The mu­si­cian has stated that he ‘did a lot of mush­rooms’ as part of the cre­ative process for his up­com­ing al­bum, ad­mit­ting that he bit off the tip of his tongue dur­ing a ses­sion – ‘so I was try­ing to sing with all this blood gush­ing out of my mouth’.

LIB­ERTY CAP Psilo­cybe semi­lanceata

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