Thursday, April 11, 2013

A cup of coffee from RAW

An excerpt from Spiritual Business: The Amazing And True Story of Magical Blend Magazine contains an anecdote about an allegedly magical cup of coffee Robert Anton Wilson shared with the author of the book. I don't know what to make of the anecdote but I'm passing it on to you to. There are a couple of misspellings in the first couple of graphs, including the names of Antero Alli and Arlen Wilson.


Oz Fritz said...

Thanks for posting this. Maybe it helps corroborate somewhat a blog post of mine:

At the end of the excerpt you linked to they write: "Possibly it was just the contact high of being in the presence of a great man" I call this kind of contact high transmission of baraka.

It is amusing to me that the founders of Magical Blend magazine would sooner attribute the energy lift they got from meeting RAW to a drug rather than to magic ie science that hasn't been rationally explained yet.

michael said...

I felt an amazing contact high hanging out in RAW's apartment and interviewing him. The guys who were doing the Maybe Logic documentary were there, filming it, and at one of the breaks to sit on his balcony overlooking the ocean, one of them asked me if I wanted to smoke some of their weed and normally I would say, "hell yea!," but I remember politely declining, saying I was already high just talking to RAW.

BrentQ said...

I know that RAW has mentioned Terence McKenna a couple times in his work but this is the first time I heard that they were friends.

I can only imagine the epic conversations they might've had.