Category Archives: Interview

Enlightened and Bejeweled: The High-End Jewelry Designed by Carole Shashona

You can find the high-end cannabis-inspired jewelry by Carole Shashona at Barney’s of New York. The retail location brings cannabis culture out in the open in a big way. The designer came into her own in the world of fashion, raised in the presence of fashion and art icons such as Valentino and Andy Warhol […]

Kill Bill and Rav: Cult Podcast and Rap Duo on Cannabis and Hype

The internet has its fair share of rapper success stories. In the mid-00’s, Soulja Boy basically bombarded unsuspecting Limewire users with his infamous “Crank Dat” track by sharing files named after popular songs at the time (such as Snoop Dogg’s “Drop It Like It’s Hot,” or 50 Cent’s “Candy Shop”) that were secretly his. Toward […]

High Folks: La Kia Gooch is Fighting to Stand Out

Editor’s Note: Welcome to our newest bi-weekly column, High Folks: the cannabis-infused version of Humans of New York, in which we take an intimate look at people’s relationships with our most beloved plant. The connection between humans and cannabis is primal, dynamic, and profound. But it’s something that’s increasingly overlooked in the new age of weed. So […]

The High Times Interview: Dr. Dina & Corey Thomas

Dr. Dina is the founder of the Alternative Herbal Health Services dispensary in Los Angeles as well as the inspiration for the Nancy Botwin character on the groundbreaking pot-centric show, Weeds. A noted cannabis activist, Dr. Dina has made a name for herself as both a business owner and a philanthropist. Here, setting aside the […]

Oregrown Talks About Weed, “Low Pressure”, and the Oregon Lifestyle

As cannabis is becoming legal in more states, companies are looking to further their ventures by entering other markets while remaining tied to their roots. One company making a successful transition is Oregrown Industries, a vertically-integrated canna-company based out of Bend, Oregon, that’s launched into the sports and fashion industries. Oregrown, co-founded by Aviv Hadar […]

Cheap Therapy: Modest Mouse on Using Cannabis for Better Mental Health

Jeremiah Green is in Issaquah, Washington, trying to find a place to smoke a spliff outside of his grandma’s house. He’s momentarily bothered by a passerby, but he goes about his business like it’s any other day. The Modest Mouse drummer has been smoking cannabis for years to alleviate his depression, a condition that led […]

The Sword and The Stoned

“Don’t Get Too Comfortable” is the title of a track appearing halfway through the Sword’s sixth full-length studio album, Used Future, and though the song itself is a hazy, riff-laden jam in which bandleader J.D. Cronise muses about the dystopian future of our increasingly less green planet, it could also be a warning to the […]

Rising to the Top: Rap Artist Fat Tony on Crafting Tracks and Cannabis

It’s tough to box Fat Tony into a single category. For over a decade, the Nigerian-American artist has been a major figure within the underground rap scene, but curiously, it’s not just his rapping ability that’s aided in his reputation—though Tony’s pen does hold mighty sharp. Tony’s song is a stray from typical weed anthems, […]

Wheeler Walker Jr. On His New Song ‘I Like Smoking Pot (A Lot)’

If you’re a fan of country music, you’re probably already familiar with Wheeler Walker Jr. The musician first came on the scene back in 2o16 with his debut album titled Redneck Shit. Since then, he’s released dozens of other songs, including “Fuck You, Bitch,” “Small Town Pussy Hunt,” and “Summers in Kentucky.” Walker is gearing up to […]

Video: Radical Acts—The Art of Cheech Marin

Cheech Marin was from a quick-witted family where you had to be on stage to get a word in at the dinner table. His father was a cop, who, through a period of massive civil discontent, rose up among the ranks of police administration in Los Angeles. He was not happy when son Richard Anthony […]