Are We Too Stoned To See an Impending Alien Invasion?

in Culture

It was March 1998, and I was driving northbound on Highway 41 just south of Princeton, Indiana when three bright white, yellowish orbs appeared in the distance above a nearby cornfield. The abrupt nature of such an unexpected sight terrified all who witnessed it. I know this because tires were screeching all around me, as…

Keep Reading

Higher Profile: Anthony Winston III, Engineer

in Culture

The first time engineer Anthony Winston III, PE, consulted on an indoor agricultural farm in California, he was told it was a “tomato” operation. “I took a look at the building on Google Maps, because it just didn’t sound right – and when I noted the equipment on the roof I knew something was off,”…

Keep Reading

My Coke-Free Visit to Escobar’s Home Turf

in Culture

“Do not go there!” Valentina, a 27-year-old designer living in Medellín, yelled when I told her that I planned on visiting the Casa Museo Pablo Escobar, a museum dedicated to the Colombian drug lord.  A quick Google search made me change my mind. The entrance fee to the museum is $30 – a hefty sum…

Keep Reading

I Just Moved in With My Partner; How Can I Still Smoke Without Stinking up the Place?

in Culture

For nearly the last quarter century, American couples have been moving in together at higher rates. In 2019, the Pew Research Center analyzed data from the National Survey of Family Growth, concluding that the rate of U.S. couples cohabitating increased from 3% to 7% between 1995 and 2019.  Whether planning to marry or for other…

Keep Reading

Jon’s Stone-Cold Cop List #33: A New Year of Flame

in Culture

I’m so glad January is almost over. The winter days kind of gel together into this endless cold and gloomy haze that’s just miserable. It simultaneously feels like it’s both the first day of the month, and the six hundredth, and I never feel warm, like, inside, ya know? And I’m reporting from Los Angeles,…

Keep Reading

Elon Musk Denies 420 Tweet Was About Weed

in Culture

During a California court appearance Monday, when questioned about a 420 tweet, Elon Musk suddenly forgot the significance of the number in pot culture. The tech billionaire responded after being cornered by a prosecutor representing Tesla employees for a class action lawsuit alleging he tweeted and misled shareholders about the price of Tesla shares. The…

Keep Reading

From the Archives: How To Talk to Your Kids About Pot (2004)

in Culture

By David Katz Doris sputtered to her husband, coughing out a huge bluish cloud of Hawaiian X Super Skunk #1 spiked with a touch of Master Kush, which drifted toward what they thought was their locked bedroom door and swirled about the head of their “I can’t sleep” six-year-old. Arthur, an inquisitive, intelligent and, to…

Keep Reading

Go Ahead and Pack Heat, But Not a Bowl

in Culture

As I sit here typing out this story from the safety of a bulletproof office—at least I hope to hell that it is—someone, maybe even someone you know will be killed by gun violence. On average, around 106 Americans die each day from a chance meeting with a bullet. Some of the casualties are shot…

Keep Reading

UNI and The Urchins Are More Than Music—They’re an Art Collective

in Culture

New York City is home to many artists, and among those who live under its gloriously creative umbrella is glam rock group UNI and The Urchins. The band—comprised of vocalist/bassist Charlotte Kemp Muhl (who goes by Kemp), frontman/vocalist Jack James, guitarist David Strange, and drummer Andrew Oakley—has recently celebrated the drop of their debut album…

Keep Reading

Damian Marley Feeds You the Medicine of Music

in Culture

Damian Marley continues to honor the Marley legacy in his own way as an artist carving his own path. The Grammy Award-winning singer/songwriter and producer remains at the forefront of the reggae genre for his music, collaborations, producing of other artists, and his very own reggae cruise. The Welcome To Jamrock Reggae Cruise set sail…

Keep Reading

1 2 3 97
0 $0.00
Go to Top