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Chemical ecstasy

psychedelic drugs and religion.
  • 179 Pages
  • 4.90 MB
  • English
Sheed and Ward , New York
Hallucinogenic drugs and religious experi
LC ClassificationsBL65.D7 C57
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 179 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5072705M
ISBN 100836204123
LC Control Number74082600

Ecstasy: Three Tales of Chemical Romance is a collection of three novellas by Irvine Welsh. Lorraine Goes To Livingston. Fortune's Always Hiding. The Undefeated. 2 Chemical ecstasy book adaptation. 3 Cultural references. 6 External links. Lorraine Goes To Livingston.

After suffering a stroke, Rebecca Navarro, a best-selling romance novelist Author: Irvine Welsh. The only reason I bought this book was because Trainspotting was fabulous.

"Ecstasy" comes nowhere close. The stories are facile,unbelievable and forgettable. Irvine has attempted to turn them into TV-ready screenplays by confining 'chapters' to two or three pages.

The result is the exposure of how little depth there is to this drivel.4/5(54). Chemical Ecstasy book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.

A look at the psychedelic experience and how it compares and relates to e /5(5). Chemical ecstasy;: Psychedelic drugs and religion Hardcover – January 1, by Walter Houston Clark (Author) › Visit Amazon's Walter Houston Clark Page. Find all the books, read about the author, and more.

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I really enjoyed the first two stories in this collection, but wasn't such a fan of the third. Which is /5. Alexander Theodore Shulgin (J – June 2, ) was an American medicinal chemist, biochemist, organic chemist, pharmacologist, psychopharmacologist, and is credited with introducing MDMA ("ecstasy", "mandy" or "molly") to psychologists in the late s Chemical ecstasy book psychopharmaceutical use and for the discovery, synthesis and personal bioassay of over Alma mater: Harvard University, University of.

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The ecstasy involved in rave-writer Welsh's three novellas at first may seem exclusively the chemical kind (e, ecky, MDMA) downed at Dionysian dance parties by.

Chemical Ecstasy is a very lucidly written book and Clark’s knowledge of the contemporary scene is without question one of authority.

Although many of its subjects have been explored to a greater degree since, it remains a brilliant introduction to the ’s preoccupation with psychedelic drugs and religion. His first novel, Trainspotting, was published in and was adapted as a film starring Ewan McGregor and Robert Carlyle in He became a full-time writer in August His other works include The Acid House (), Marabou Stork Nightmares (), Ecstasy: Three Tales of Chemical Romance (), Filth (), Glue (), and Porno ()/5(14).

Chemical Ecstasy is an important work for concerned-clergymen, and particularly for those working with students at the university level. This is a candid and interesting look at the relationship between drugs and religion: whether drugs should in fact play a role in the religious experience, whether the problems involved are worth the results.

2C-I, 2C-E, and 2C-B primarily cause stimulant and hallucinogenic effects, including increased visual, auditory, and tactile sensations. Moderate doses can cause full hallucinations. These drugs can also produce a euphoric high. 2C-B in particular has been described as ecstasy with a psychedelic experience.

The first half of PiHKAL is an excellent commentary on the Shulgin's personal experiences with phenethylamines. It is highly recommended and well worth purchasing the book. Purchasing the book also gets you a far more complete cross-index into the chemicals described in the second half.

If you are seriously interested in the chemistry contained. Ecstasy: Three Tales of Chemical Romance At the time I was living in Amsterdam, out of the way of Trainspotting mania, which did me a lot of good but the book probably less so. I was raving loads and taking tons of E, so unlike Trainspotting, I was probably a little too close to the culture I was writing about to capture it accurately.

Get this from a library. Ecstasy: three tales of chemical romance. [Irvine Welsh] -- "With three delightful tales of love and its up and downs, the ever-surprising Irvine Welsh virtually invents a new genre of fiction: the chemical romance.

In "Lorraine Goes to Livingston," a. Based on the fact that the band was named after the book “Ecstasy: Three Tales of Chemical Romance”.

Even as background music, they are very talented group. Their new album is dark and all about death and suffering. Very transferable to the plot if the book/movie [however they remake it].

"Teenagers" is good, very : Ecstatic. ecstasy. In fact, chemical analyses of drugs sold as Molly and seized by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) have shown that they often contain other types of drugs and may not contain any MDMA. For example, epidemiologists from Washington state and Florida reported in that substances being sold as Molly were actually.

They were named after a very popular book by Irvine Welsh called Ecstasy: Three Tales of Chemical Romance. In some people in Scotland turned the book into a movie.

The main character justifies his use of the drug ecstasy with this thought: “It isn’t death that kills you; it is boredom and indifference that kills.”. Ecstasy: Three Tales of Chemical Romance by Irvine Welsh; 17 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Social life and customs, Fiction, Literature, Ecstasy (Drug.

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Ecstasy comes in pill or powder form. When it’s a powder it’s called by its chemical name, MDMA, but it’s the same drug as ecstasy. Ecstasy pills can be white, coloured, round, square or pressed into any shape.

Some pills have designs stamped into them, like well known company logos that the pills are then named after. And ecstasy was surely its fuel. Fittingly, Chemical X has never before exhibited via an organized public show – so there is a sense of cultural momentousness surrounding CXLA(which will open with a private event Friday, November 8, and be open to the public Saturday and Sunday, November 9 & ).

The poet laureate of the chemical generation * Face * Welsh's world is spiky, trashy and brutal. It is also brilliant, hilarious and infused with a kind of punkish morality * Sunday Express * Urgent, violent, bleakly funny prose -- Nick Hornby * Times literary Supplement * Welsh writes with a skill, wit and compassion that amounts to genius.

Inafter receiving a tip from an informant that a new drug called Ecstasy was being pushed in Manhattan’s nightclubs, DEA agent Robert Gagne embarked on a mission to unravel one of the world’s most lucrative drug-trafficking networks.

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Chemical Cowboys tracks Gagne as he 4/4(11). PUBLISHERS WEEKLY The ecstasy involved in rave-writer Welsh's three novellas at first may seem exclusively the chemical kind ("e," "ecky," "MDMA") downed at Dionysian dance parties by alienated post 1/5(1).

A decade after Cindy weaved her chemical spells, Ecstasy became known to the general public. Yet despite me just being a third generation spectator, I somehow have to agree with record producer Mike Thorne. “In one book about the group, Cyndi is obnoxiously described as ‘a drug dealer’, which is glib and convenient journalistic nonsense.

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Buy a cheap copy of Ecstasy: Three Tales of Chemical book by Irvine Welsh. With three wickedly funny and harrowing tales of love and its ups and downs, the ever-surprising Irvine Welsh, author of Trainspotting, virtually re-invents a new Free shipping over $/5(5).

Chemical Cowboys is a thrilling journey through the groundbreaking undercover investigations that led to the toppling of a billion-dollar Ecstasy trafficking network— starting in when NewYork DEA Agent Robert Gagne infiltrated club land to uncover a thriving drug scene supported by two cultures: pill-popping club kids and Israeli dealers.

Readers might get the same sickening jolt from reading the warped fictional triptych, Ecstasy: Three Tales of Chemical Romance, by Irvine Welsh (whose previous books The Acid House and Marabou. And inShulgin fished an obscure chemical called MDMA out of the depths of the chemical literature and introduced it to the wider world, where it came to be known as Ecstasy.Irvine Welsh: Ecstasy: Three Chemical Romances Chris Mitchell With the phenomenal success of Trainspotting (in all its various literary, filmic and dramatic guises), Irvine Welsh has moved from semi-literary obscurity to the centre of contemporary English writing.