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Brother's Keeper: Dennis McKenna on Terence McKenna « Right Where You Are Sitting Now Right Where You Are Sitting Now
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Brother’s Keeper: Dennis McKenna on Terence McKenna

Published on November 29th, 2012

 

I haven’t seen this new book yet, but after hearing this Coast-to-Coast interview with Dennis McKenna, I can’t wait to read The Brotherhood of the Screaming Abyss – Dennis’s new memoir about his psychedelic adventures with his brother Terence.

Has there been a more eloquent spokesperson for the psychedelic experience than Terence McKenna? For me, McKenna even eclipses early enthusiasts like Leary and Kesey in his message-making and no one since his passing has even come close to filling his shoes. But, what about his brother Dennis?

McKenna’s readers will know that Dennis was a vital part of the early experiments with mushrooms, marijuana and DMT that eventually lead to Terence’s formulating of the Timewave Zero mapping – a novelty-tracking formula that finds human history diving into a seemingly-limitless space of unlimited potential newness in less than a month on December 21, 2012.

Dennis doesn’t exactly agree with Terence’s Timewave ideas – or with many of Terence’s other takes on the psychedelic experience. In short, he’s his own man and he’s got a unique story to share. But, one thing he shares with Terence is that low, reverberating Kermit-the-frog-esque McKenna drawl and – just like with his brother – it’s a pure pleasure to listen to the man and consider his ideas.

Enjoy the interview after the jump…


About Joe Nolan

Joe Nolan is a critic, columnist, singer/songwriter and sometime NPR contributor. He can be heard every week on SittingNow's CCN podcast. Joe thinks coffee is a sacrament. Joe thinks surreal is the new black.

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