DEPT. OF REINTERPRETATION10 years agoOctober 16, 1998 | Reporter Sarah McNaught interviewed conceptual artist Paul Richard about his latest “work.”“The 36-year-old provocateur...recently climbed up on a massive billboard in Kendall Square and pasted, beside a picture of John Lennon and Yoko Ono, a sign that read PAUL RICHARD PRESENTS APPLE COMPUTERS, SPECIAL THANKS TO JOHN AND YOKO.
The Associated Press reported today that Salvia divinorum, the next marijuana!, is being targeted by lawmakers for its parallels to pot. But while the plant is similarly inexpensive and easy to get, salvia is nothing like marijuana.
For starters, the drug is highly psychoactive, and users’ responses can range from uncontrollable laughter to profoundly altered states—states centered around childhood memory recall, strong sensations of motion, and distorted and overlapping realities.