Hippie Papers 'High' on Wacky Weed Funny Money

Hamilton Nolan · 10/05/10 09:28AM

Medical marijuana ads are providing much-needed revenue to alt-weeklies across America. Good news financially—and journalistically. What do publishers say? "The joke around here is that it's a budding business." Hahaha. Mercy. Okay, you got us. [NYT]

New York: Best City for Dudes' Night Out

Jeff Neumann · 04/20/10 04:20AM

And it's still a decent place to get laid, too, according to a new poll from askmen.com that ranks the 29 best cities for dudes to totally live in. The city received a perfect score for nightlife.

The Medicinal Potential of Hallucinogenic Drugs: An Assessment

Hamilton Nolan · 04/12/10 09:08AM

The whole hallucinogens-as-medicine thing is back! Scientist are conducting very strict scientific tests on psychedelic drugs as a treatment for depression. Allow us to save the doctors some trouble. We present our own research findings on this important topic below.

Weedheads Waste $8.7 Million

Hamilton Nolan · 02/18/10 11:02AM

California researchers spent $8.7 million on this: "Four [studies] showed that cannabis can significantly relieve neuropathic pain and one found that vaporizers are an effective way to use marijuana." We'll conservatively estimate $8.6 million as weed expenses. [LAT]

The War of the Cloves

Hamilton Nolan · 09/08/09 09:14AM

Dude, the government lets cigarettes be legal even though they kill like thousands of people. But weed is illegal. And now, dude, cloves are illegal. Cloves! The taste proves they're not killing you! Clove-smoking hippies are fighting back. With cloves!