Cherry OG

The Maraschino Mogul’s Secret Life.

 

Pillow Soft, Crack-Fueled Dreams

The MyPillow man.

 

Doctor Narco

How Advertising Shaped the First Opioid Epidemic.

 

A Fungus Among Us

Visioning a $50 billion mushroom industry.

 

Lab Coat Criminals

How Big Pharma and Congress manhandled the DEA.

 

Disjointed Animations

 

While it did take a few episodes to get moving, Netflix’s ‘Disjointed’ was exactly what you’d want out of a network sitcom situated around the ganja. Diverse and relatable characters accompanied by an awkward studio audience. The best parts no doubt though, were the recurring animation sequences when the security guard spaced out and the visuals kicked in. A nod to the creative culture who championed the herb for so long.

 

Animators in order of appearance above:

Gabriel Mangold
Henry Bonsu/Damil Bryant
Anthony Schepperd
Sol Burbridge & Greg Arden of Bent Image
Jonathan Djob Nkondo
Taras Hrabowsky
Masanobu Hiraoka
Jake Fried
Harry Teitelman
Hideki Inaba

Song Artists in order of above:

APM
Slime
Yat-Kha
Deafheaven
Flying Lotus
The Meters
Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith
Jon Hopkins
Jenny Hval
A. Scriabin

 

Varying Opinions

Why Is Weed Getting More Potent?

 

A Video Shoot Called Drugs

Revisiting the Happy Mondays’ ‘Kinky Afro’.

 

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Vices on Display

Weed and Hash canisters by Jonathan Adler.

 

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Psychedelic Brain Expansion

A Critique of Terence McKenna’s ‘Stoned Ape Theory.’

 

Bad Drugs

A large shipment of carrot-colored ecstasy pills was seized in Germany.

 

Sticky Situation

A lawsuit between the Gorilla Glue Co. and GG Strains, cultivator of Gorilla Glue #4, highlights the struggle of taking cannabis brands out of the shadows.

 

 

 

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