Finally, Episode 4 asks the hard questions: How did this happen? What have we learned? What should we do? What impact have drugs had on pop culture? On society? Is it even realistic to have a...Read Full Summary
If the 1960s were about expanding the mind, the 1970s, in the words of gonzo journalist Hunter S. Thompson, would be about getting "stoned, ripped, twisted." It was the golden age of pot -...Read Full Summary
The counterculture is co-opted by mainstream media and the psychedelic experience is bought and sold by Madison Avenue and Hollywood in films like The Trip and Easy Rider. The popularity of drugs is...Read Full Summary
"Break On Through" traces the birth of the counterculture, from the beboppers to the beatniks to the hippies.