This Web Series Shows Good TV Doesn't Have to Be Like a Novel
November 12, 2014
"High Maintenance" has the economical storytelling and quiet revelations of the best short story collections.
The Four Issues You Should Be Focusing on Besides the Senate
November 04, 2014
Senate control matters. These issues matter more.
Driving stoned is still safer than driving drunk, right? Don't be so sure.
We Need a Strong Prison System
May 24, 2014
The American prison system isn't getting results.
People Are Still Being Prosecuted for Legal Marijuana. Obama Hasn't Pardoned One of Them.
March 03, 2014
Obama is tougher on pot than Bush. But Americans like pot more than they like Obama.
Hemp Might Finally Make a Comeback in America
December 06, 2013
The New York Times wrote Thursday about Colorado’s “marijuana refugees”: Families who uprooted their lives to the move to the state when it legalized pot because the drug has crucial medicinal effects on their children’s illnesses.
High Times Magazine May Be the Most Influential Publication of Our Era
November 17, 2013
It's never won a National Magazine Award, but who cares? It actually changed our culture.
Marijuana is America's Next Political Wedge Issue
October 24, 2013
Public opinion about legal pot has changed dramatically. Politicians are about to start catching up—and picking fights about it.
Legal Pot Has a Branding Problem
August 19, 2013
Now that pot is getting to be all grown up and legal, I think it’s time we take a hard look at its aesthetics.
The Most Surprising Proposal in the New York Mayoral Race
August 14, 2013
As my colleague Marc Tracy wrote yesterday, progressive New Yorkers seem to have fallen in love with Bill de Blasio, the public advocate who “lives in Park Slope with his multiracial family, and talks a lot about inequality.” This is a particularly h