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The DEA's cringeworthy guide to '00s rave culture

The DEA’s cringeworthy guide to ‘00s rave culture

Last week, we wrote about the DEA’s files on Alexander “Sasha” Shulgin, the so-called “grandfather of ecstasy.” Included in the report is the agency’s guide to rave culture circa 2001 - so strap in that pacifier, and tighten up that fuzzy backpack, because things are about to get weird.

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The DEA raided "the grandfather of ecstasy" over a "High Times" article

The DEA raided “the grandfather of ecstasy” over a “High Times” article

The scientist Alexander “Sasha” Shulgin had already been consulting with the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) for decades. But after an unflattering “High Times” article, they decided to raid his house.

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