Ross Simonini is the the author of The Book of Formations and the longtime interviews editor of The Believer. We talked about touring in bands, cults, and self-restrictions.
Matt Taibbi discovered a longtime acquaintance had a secret life as a marijuana kingpin, sending product all over the United States in car trunks. With his anonymous co-author, he collaborated on 'The Business Secrets of Drug Dealing,' an intimate and detailed account of the business of grey legal marijuana.
Peter Watts discusses the library of Julio Santo Domingo who filled his homes and warehouses with the world’s largest private collection of books and ephemera related to the topic of drugs.
Paul Flannery is a sportswriter and a serious runner who went to the Colorado mountains to train with a championship ultramarathoner (Avery Collins) who runs stoned.
Read: CANNABIS IS FUELING ONE OF THE BEST RUNNERS IN AMERICA (SB Nation)
🌱 Recent research about cannabis and exercise
🌱 Will the NBA ever let players use cannabis?
🌱 CBD and recovery after runs
Congressman Earl Blumenauer has represented Oregon's 3rd Congressional District since 1996. He is a co-founder of the Congressional Cannabis Caucus which was formed in 2017.
He doesn't smoke marijuana but has "no problem with people who do" and predicts marijuana will be legal within 5 years.
Stoner is back for Season 2!
We talked about her intention to die on the moon, the etiquette of sharing popcorn with a complete stranger during a stoned viewing of Beauty and the Beast, and why she "loves weed."
Amanda Conley and Shabnam Malek are Bay Area lawyers who co-founded the National Cannabis Bar Association. They also maintain their own practice, Brand & Branch LLP, which provides intellectual property services to cannabis businesses.
We talked about the importance of attorneys sharing notes across state lines, California's confusing legal history around medical and recreational legalization, and why first-hand experience can be important for lawyers who want to work within the industry.
We talked about:
🌱 why Tao documents both his own thoughts and his caffeine and cannabis consumption in a giant .RTF document
🌱 having empathy for your parents
🌱 how pesticides block endocannabinoid receptors and steal humanity's natural stonedness