Terry Southern is a satirical novelist (and screenplays like The Magic Christian and Dr. Strangelove) and he gave us this collection of short stories, essays and sketches in 1967. I think it is marred by irresponsible editing, yet I am most appreciative of the author when with demoniacal cunning he masquerades as the guardian of taste, of responsibility, of moral decency.
Sometimes the best medicated food comes out of your own kitchen. Here's a compilation of some basic formulas for making infused oil, butter & tinctures, and more. The recipes are for making small batches too, so you don’t have to use a lot of herb to get started. With all of the methods, dosing isn’t exact and more of a general recommendation. Finding your own comfort zone with edibles takes time and it is best to start out with light doses and small quantities and build up over time.
Spliffs (the Jamaican word for joints) is more than just a book about marijuana (cannabis) and getting high. Special sections are devoted to the influence of marijuana on music, movies, media, and literary and comic book culture. Features include profiles of famous users, as well as a primer on the varieties of hash and grass, on how to roll functional and decorative joints, pot paraphernalia, and a guide to Amsterdam's most famous coffee shops.
Pot Culture covers the history, lifestyle, and language of a subculture that, with every generation, is constantly redefining itself. From long lists of stoner-friendly movies, music, and television shows to detailed explanations of various stoner tools to celebrity-authored how-to's and an A-Z compendium of slang words and terms, it's the ultimate encyclopedia of pot.
Everybody needs a history. This is a great walk-through of the sub-culture life that led to both the explosion of drug-use among party-goers, as well as the influences and party scenes that created the fundamentals for the electronic music scenes. The beauty of the book is in the intertwined story-lines of the drug use and electronic music culture.
T.C. Boyle's 1984 novel details the misadventure of Felix Nasmyth, who plans to get rich by illegally growing marijuana. Did I mention that he and his partners were city-bred and needed to learn farming while at it? After several months of backbreaking work, their feelings about the job begin to change. It isn't about the money anymore, it's about pride in getting a tough job done. It is one of those "just one more thing" happens type of read.
Highway 420 is an eye opening journey into the world of marijuana legislation in Colorado. Sadie Lane interviewed key legislators, district attorneys, lawyers, patients, business owners, and others, to take you into the minds and hearts of those involved in this incredible journey. Their stories will surprise, amuse and awe, as you peek into their private lives and hear their stories.