Alex Brown

Alex Brown

Alex Brown is the researcher, writer and producer of drug history podcast Hooked on History. He has a Master's in Contemporary History from the University of Edinburgh.


“Acid Revival” portrays a resurrected scientific field, notably more conservative than its historic predecessor

Through candid interviews with modern psychedelic researchers, Danielle Giffort’s "Acid Revival" presents a profession obsessed with how it is perceived by mainstream audiences and desperate not to repeat the “mistakes” of the 1960s.


Aldous Huxley on the decline of mental health following “progress” in capitalist democracies

Aldous Huxley's thoughts on “progress” in capitalist democracies, why people take drugs, and the role of psychedelics in people's lives.