Are ravers the modern day hippies? There are plenty of parallels, from the flower imagery to the PLUR mentality. Then, of course, there's the idea of using drugs as a path to enlightenment. (Or at least, amazing vibes.) But when it comes to drugs there's a key difference: The hippies were ... More >>
A handful like this is probably more than you want to eat. [See More: The Best Way To Make Marijuana Brownies It's always an exciting time when my friend E. visits from Oakland, California, a town that likes to call itself Oaksterdam or the Cannabis Kingdom. This weekend, I was anxious to ask her ... More >>
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Smell that money burning. This concludes Sound of the City's year-end roundtable, a conversation about pop music in 2011 between Tom Ewing, Eric Harvey, Maura Johnston, Nick Murray, and Katherine St. Asaph. Read it all again. Thanks for the handoff, Nick, and thanks to Katherine, Tom and esp ... More >>
If science says it, it must be true! And, even if it's not, this is grounds for being rude right on back to your rudest coworker. A Baylor University Study has found that stress created by your coworker being a total and complete asshat (partial disclosure: We have never worked with anyone li ... More >>
Camille DoderoThanks to Camille Dodero for spotting this sign in the window of Williamsburg stalwart Driggs Pizza.
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viaHave you heard of the Jolly Rancher Hairdo? This is a hairdo in which Jolly Ranchers are tied to the ends of the hair. How could any kid, or candy fanatic, not love this hairstyle? When a seven-year-old student at a Chicago school excitedly sported it for picture day after seeing the style ... More >>
via WSJ/Rob BennettHave you seen a man in a panda costume getting punched and kicked in Brooklyn? Have you, perhaps, kicked and punched this very panda yourself? And did you enjoy it? The Wall Street Journal investigates. In other news, Friday often has the flavor of watermelon Jolly Ranchers ... More >>
Victoria BekiempisCan o'...something. If you've read anything about Four Loko recently, you're well aware that a mere sip of the fruity, caffeinated malt liquor will immediately push you into a crack and hate-crime binge. The chemical cocktail supposedly gets you drunker faster, making it ... More >>
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