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.

Marijuana Might Make You a Worse Driver Than Alcohol Does
June 10, 2014

Driving stoned is still safer than driving drunk, right? Don't be so sure.

We Need a Strong Prison System
But we need to imprison people for fewer crimes and for less time
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
It actually changed the culture
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
Pot politics, in 2016 and beyond
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
Step away from the Doritos, people!
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.