It is difficult to think of a lyrical cliche more cringe worthy than comparing love to a drug. It’s a cardinal songwriting sin that’s been committed countless times across genres, from the mainstream to the underground. Justin Timberlake spent his 2006 reinvention, “LoveStoned;” J. Cole declared that love was the strongest drug of them all on “KOD;” and indie darlings, Die … [Read more...] about Anatomy of a Girl Blunt: How Female Lyricists Have Redefined Weed
A collection of reviews, interviews, news, and commentary on movies and T.V., with a 420-friendly twist.
Back in the late 1960s and early 1970s, smoking pot was like being part of a brotherhood. Peace and love were the cornerstone of the cultural movement. Young boys were forced to fight in a war they didn’t support, and getting high was a part of rebelling. For some, it was a way to rebel against social issues and repression. For others, it was a way to help them navigate … [Read more...] about 420: Behind the Cultural Movement
“This book could have been longer,” writes Alex Berenson in the epilogue of Tell Your Children: The Truth About Marijuana, Mental Illness and Violence. He’s right. For starters, he should have included endnotes. For the most part, however, Berenson clearly and vividly outlines the foundations of his controversial argument. In studies ranging in time and place from colonial … [Read more...] about Alex Berenson’s New Marijuana Book May Have Holes In Its Research
It’s easy to learn how to roll a joint or pack a bowl, but making pot infused edibles is probably more difficult, and definitely more time consuming. Edibles are still a bit of a mystery, even to experienced cannabis users. Most people have heard a story about “space cakes” or “hash brownies.” The field is opening up to include candy and sweets, infused oil, and pastry. … [Read more...] about How to Make Cannabutter