Tanner Howard

Tanner Howard

Tanner is a writer for Psymposia and a recent graduate of Northwestern University, with a degree in journalism and history. He's interested in the intersection of psychedelics and social change, particularly the counterculture of the sixties and its relationship to other social movements of the period.

What the Scientologists can teach us about drug reform

Even with its straightforward-sounding name, the Foundation for a Drug-Free World (FDFW) hides plenty beneath the surface—namely, a direct connection to the Church of Scientology.

2001: A Psychedelic Odyssey

One tagline for the movie was “the ultimate trip,” so clearly Kubrick, or at least the film’s marketing team, were very aware of the psychedelic implications of the film.