Sambikin and The Spirit Molecule

It’s not often that Soviet literature and psychedelic science overlap, but when they do, you can be sure that I’ll be among the first to catch it.

That being said, even I was caught by surprise by the parallels between a strange substance mentioned in Andrei Platonov’s novel “Happy Moscow” and the entheogenic substance N,N-dimethyltryptamine, more commonly known as DMT.