In 1968, John Lennon asked, “You say you want a revolution?” and nearly a half century later, eminent physicians and scientists have responded. Sanjay Gupta, MD, Chief Medical Correspondent for CNN, hosted a three-part series, including, “Weed 3: The Marijuana Revolution,” exploring the latest news on cannabis. In an Op Ed on CNN’s website he wrote, “We should legalize marijuana. We should do it nationally. And, we should do it now.” Jim Hendrix “kissed the sky” in the smoke filled Woodstock air, but now “times they are a changin'.”
Underground comix was a counter culture art form with a large cult following. Like a hall of mirrors, they distorted and exaggerated reality, turning the sublime into the ridiculous, the serious into absurdity, tickling the rib and poking an outrageous finger at social convention and humbug. The golden age of underground comix spawned artists like Gilbert Shelton and Robert Crumb, among others, with their unique and anarchic talents. Gilbert Shelton was the creator of Those Fabulous Furry Freak Brothers, a regular in comix. His perceptions of the 1960's and the future of counter culture movements, in his own words is both enlightening and fortuitous.
The smell of marijuana smoke is unmistakeable. Your first encounter with it may have been at your first concert or a party. If you’re a regular smoker, there’s probably been a time where you could smell weed smoke but couldn’t see the source. Which just goes to show the extent to which marijuana smoke can travel. There are still several anti-weed states in America and the stigma of marijuana is still strong. Furthermore, even in states with legalized marijuana, there are those who oppose the use of marijuana. As a result, neighbors and roommates may not approve of your smelly habit.
Choosing the best stoner anime to watch is more than just blazing up and watching whatever anime you can find while, *ahem* impaired. Boost your buzz with comedy, crafty visual styling, and thought-provoking themes but beware, tentacled monsters are a real buzz kill. Here’s our list for the top stoner anime to watch.