History was made last week at South by Southwest (SXSW) in Austin, Texas. For the first time, the tech and music festival featured a 3-part cannabis programming track, sponsored by Leafly. This was certainly not the first time cannabis has been a panel topic or presentation at SXSW, but it was the first time a […]

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Protoje Star Theater, Portland, OR It’s a bit late to call Protoje an up-and-coming reggae artist, he’s already one of the hottest tickets on the Jamaican music circuit. Music is in his blood. In 1972, his mother, Lorna Bennett, collaborated with legendary producer Harry J to record the smash reggae hit Breakfast in Bed. I […]

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Pro tip: whenever possible, let a professional chef choose where you’re going to eat. We ate chicken fried steak slathered in creamy gravy, topped with tart cranberry habanero jam, served on a potato pancake donut. It’s called The Dirty South. Welcome to Gourdough’s Downtown in Austin, Texas at SXSW 2017. The day started as so […]

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click to enlarge Sex. We all want it and more of it. More desire, more frequency and more intensity. Or, for self-deprecating, aging baby boomers like myself, some desire, some frequency and some intensity would be a nice change. Does cannabis affect sexuality? In reviewing the considerable but nonscientific literature, it appears that for inhibition […]

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Stoned sex requires extra lube. That was one takeaway from the Marijuana in the Media’s class on Valentine’s Day. But aside from getting a little festive around the holidays, everyone involved — instructors Chris Goldstein and Linn Washington and students — insists they’re taking this class seriously. That session covered the birds, the bees and […]

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