Friday, January 24, 2020
Dimebag Darrell: A True Legend When I was fresh out of high school, there was one rock group that was simply higher than the rest, and they didn’t fit into the category of stoner rock. The group was Pantera; the...
Guitarist for the Cause: Stephen Carpenter Stephen Carpenter, the guitarist for Deftones, has never been shy about his fondness of marijuana.  Following a recent interview with Guitar World, the interviewer described how he watched Carpenter roll an ample-sized “spliff,” mid-interview. ...
Willie Nelson - The Original Outlaw No one man who has been arrested several times for possession of marijuana (over four times in Texas alone, where he was born), has been as important in the legalization of the marijuana movement...
30 Years of Phish After 30 years of creating free-form musical fusion, over 8 million albums and DVDs sold worldwide, a discography of 14 albums, and an ice cream flavor named after them by Ben and Jerry, the Vermont-based band...
This is the End This year’s summer batch of stoner friendly movies isn’t a very long list, but that doesn’t mean the list is weak in any way.  We’ll skip the obvious eye-candy entries like Man of Steel, the new...
Becoming Less 'Taboo' Marijuana use as portrayed on the silver screen has come a long way in the 70-plus years it's been in movies. Marijuana as a character has gone from malicious bad guy to loveable good guy in its...
Burn One Down

Burn One Down

Burn One Down Ben Harper's song, Burn One Down, has the lyrics, “If you don’t like my fire, then don’t come around, 'cause I’m gonna burn one down.” The power here is in the ability of these words to completely circumnavigate...
I Get High... One of my favorite stories about marijuana and the musicians who use it is the infamous first meeting of The Beatles and Bob Dylan.  As legend has it, the Liverpool lads were a bit star struck, and...
The Big Secret To my marijuana-smoking counterparts: the entertainment industry is mocking us.  They are betting it all on the assumption that the weed smokers of America are so stoned that we won’t recognize the same crap in a different idiot...
Fundamentals of Good Music I am of the humble opinion that this century's music has not lived up to the bar set before them in the decade of responsible and social aware rock n’ roll. That decade saw a great...

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