It was quite possibly the most hallucinatory thing Iâ€™ve ever seen, not counting my experiences on hallucinogens. Check that. It was _the_ most hallucinatory thing Iâ€™ve ever seen, including all experiences on hallucinogens. The sky was pulsing in great van Gogh swirls of nail-polish pink and glow-stick green. It was the northern lights, the aurora borealis, in full astral splendor.
This was in 1994, in Lillehammer, Norway. I was there working as a minion for CBS Televisionâ€™s coverage of the winter Olympics. The CBS headquarters was essentially a windowless basement bunker. Iâ€™d stepped outside for a bit of fresh Read more