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Vintage potent and stoner content from the collection.

Analysis of Reefer Madness

Anthony Gramuglia
in Culture

Few movies are as ridiculous as Reefer Madness, a 1936 "documentary" featuring fictionalized characters who, after smoking marijuana once or twice, behave in a manner that would only appear realistic ...

Marijuana Experts Past and Present

Ed Green
in Culture

Cannabis sativa or Indian hemp although indigenous to Central Asia may now be found in most parts of the world. A hardy marijuana plant flourishing under widely varying climatic conditions, although o...

Who Was Fitz Hugh Ludlow?

Frank White
in Culture

I was never particularly interested in 19th-century literature. There were so many things our English teachers didn't tell us, especially when it came to the counterculture underground books of the Vi...

Gas Mask Bongs for Cannabis Connoisseurs

Johnny Hash
in Buyer's Guide

Gas masks and bongs are two favorite methods that heavy-duty tokers use to elevate themselves to the outer limits of their mind. It was only natural that someone somewhere would combine both ideas, wh...

What is Yage?

Frank White
in Culture

An Amazonian Indian paddles a heavy canoe downriver, deep in the hold of South America. The Tunchis, spirits of the dead, call out to him in the medium of bird whistles from the jungle banks. Chullach...

'Easy Rider' Review

Mike Mavenful
in Entertainment

The first five minutes of Dennis Hopper's Easy Rider is so perfect that at the end of it you feel like you had watched a whole movie. By the time the music kicks in, "The Pusher" from Steppenwolf, you...

Who Was Allen Ginsberg?

Wendy Weedler
in Buyer's Guide

As a poet, Allen Ginsberg was able to relate his feelings on being homosexual and a marijuana smoker in his poetry, achieving the status of an almost mystic figure. He had an intense spiritual life an...

Mushrooms In Bali

Sigmund Fried
in Culture

It is that time before dawn when the sky is still dark. Awakening to the sense that the sun is coming, feeling the chill of the wind that travels round the earth with the sun, I rise, smelling the sce...

How to Introduce Cannabis to Your Gen X Parents

Wendy Weedler
in Culture

People do care about smoking good pot. And the people who can afford it will fork over as much as it costs. These days many of the 16 - 20 year old kids, first time users are learning from parents of ...

Inca Ink From Mama Coca by Antonil

Aunt Mary
in Culture

A first-rate book can also be a letdown when seeds of greatness sprout in the opening leaves only to wither before harvest. Mama Coca is the best on the subject since W. Golden Mortimer's turn-of-the-...

Rehashing the Life of Bruce Lee 

Johnny Hash
in Culture

All the witnesses agree: during the last months of his life, Bruce Lee was heading for a crack-up. No matter how you sized him up, the danger signals were unmistakable. The most obvious signal was wei...

Marijuana Ads of the Future from the Past

Wendy Weedler
in Culture

The way things are going, buying marijuana will soon be as easy as buying alcohol or cigarettes. It will be interesting to see how marijuana will be advertised once it is federally legalized. There ar...

'Marijuana Potency' and 'The Great Book of Hashish'

Sigmund Fried
in Buyer's Guide

Everyone fashions themselves a weed aficionado these days. I'm like "Dude, enough. We can all go to Leafly." But I personally like to keep it old school and collect my cannabis culture books. This has...

Hallucinogenic Mushrooms of North America

Ed Green
in Culture

Several years ago, an anthropologist and shaman friend, who lives in Miami Beach, showed me the prize relic of his South American artifact Collection. It was a small bowl, ordinary rust-colored and no...

Tripping Through the Beatnik Generation

Johnny Hash
in Entertainment

Straight from my uncle's journal is a summary of his thoughts while tripping through the Beatnik Generation. From his perspective the roots of Pop Culture can be traced back to the post WWII Beatnik M...

History of the Occult, Marijuana and Other Drugs

Ed Green
in Culture

Inward expansion of human consciousness is never stronger than in times of outward rationalism when the artists, the romantics and the adventurers of society rebel against complacency, against mine gr...