The Opium Fiends

Every day we hear of the serious opioid crisis that is ravaging many areas of the country. Usually people start off legitimately, taking prescribed pain medications for an injury, and soon they become dependent upon the drug to function normally. Opium addiction today generally translates either to medications like fentanyl, or illegal substances like heroin. … More The Opium Fiends

Dangers of Hypnosis

The last post on memento mori photography was pretty dark, so here is the brighter counterpart! When hypnosis became popular, Victorians were eager to try it but they also saw the humorous potential. These images, circa 1900, warned of the dangers of hypnotism!