Interviews with People Who Just Smoked DMT
Dimethyltryptamine is so hot right now. Ever since Enter the Void and DMT: The Spirit Molecule showed up on Netflix Instant, kids have been going gaga over this technology from another dimension. An extremely effective, naturally occurring psychedelic compound that’s simultaneously spiritual and more fun than bumper boats, DMT is perhaps most famous for its instant and intense visuals. Within a few seconds of inhaling its thick, harsh smoke, one is taken to a place very different from what most contemporary Westerners refer to as reality. Jodie I felt what God was like. It was like time traveling, but it wasn’t time before or after, it was just adjacent to us. Your bodies were, like, singing—everything you were doing was like a song. Oren That was the most intense thing ever. Taylor It hit really fast. I felt really physically heavy. Adam At first it was like straight up kaleidoscopic. Sarah Everything looked like a painting. Victor The visual side of things was like doing acid or mushrooms.