1950s Housewife on LSD – for Research Purposes

Just to inspire your weekend – here’s some archival footage from 1956 of a woman who tries LSD for scientific research. She trips the fuck out. Dr. Sidney Cohen was conducting experiments at Veterans Administration Hospital in LA, focused on mental health issues. “I can’t tell you about it. If you can’t see it, you’ll just never know it,” she tells Dr. Cohen. “I feel sorry for you.”

 

 

 

 

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“I live in a monochromatic world, I can’t use color.”
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mDRbnmjzY7U

Victoria Chakal
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Damn, who sampled this? It’s slipping my mind right now… I want to say Lorn & Dolor?