Monthly Archives: June 2013

RECIPE: Jessica Catalano’s Cannabis Infused Summertime Freshies

RECIPE: Jessica Catalano’s Cannabis Infused Summertime Freshies

Image yourself lounging out in the sun filled mountains by a large alpine lake drinking a cannabis fruit infused ice water. Yes, you heard right, cannabis fruit infused ice water. You have seen the delicious non-medicated counterpart in spas, salons, and resorts over the years. Now I give you medicated versions, to fit three specific […]

Eri Is Ready: A Mormon Woman On Being Transgendered And Getting A Sex Change

Eri Is Ready: A Mormon Woman On Being Transgendered And Getting A Sex Change

Eri Hayward (pronounced “Eddy”) is transgendered. She lives in the conservative Utah Valley where she is a regular guest speaker at both Brigham Young University (BYU) and Utah Valley University (UVU) about being a transgendered Mormon woman, how to reconcile religion and personal beliefs and experiences. On July 10th, she will fly to Thailand to […]

Nearing The End Of Cannabis Prohibition, Please Don’t Forget About The Pot POWs

Nearing The End Of Cannabis Prohibition, Please Don’t Forget About The Pot POWs

At the precipice of ending cannabis prohibition in America and replacing it with logical alternatives—such as taxing and regulating cannabis for the benefit of society—please don’t forget about America’s prisoners of the War on Drugs, the longest running war in U.S. history, particularly the prisoners of the battle against marijuana. Currently, there are an estimated […]

John Stuart Mill “Liberty and Marijuana”

John Stuart Mill “Liberty and Marijuana”

In a recent opinion piece Project Sam’s founder Kevin Sabet used John Stuart Mill’s “On Liberty” to posit “Civil Liberties Erode When Drug Use Widens.” “John Stuart Mill famously wrote: ‘… over himself, over his own body and mind, the individual is sovereign.’ … ‘The only purpose for which power can be rightfully exercised over […]

Penis Envy? Try Tobacco!

Penis Envy? Try Tobacco!

The year is 1929 and Edward Bernays, the father of public relations, has just launched a manipulative campaign that took a growing movement of female liberation and twisted it to use and exploit women in a whole new way. An incredibly influential man in his time, Bernays was the go-to guy for all the big […]

Dumped! The Psychology Of A Breakup

Dumped! The Psychology Of A Breakup

My partner of nearly eight years dumped me last month. Yes, and I mean “dumped.”  There was no doubt the relationship was strained, sure, but like many women in my position I was blindsided nonetheless. And hurt. Did I mention I was hurt? We’d been attempting to maintain an international long-distance relationship for the last […]

Ants & You

Ants & You

by Ed Rosenthal, adapted by Jane Klein If you see only a few ants wandering around in your house or garden, rest assured that they are scouts, looking for new sources of food and shelter. If they find something good they will report it back to the colony and there will soon be a trail […]

PLAYLIST: The Summer Chill

PLAYLIST: The Summer Chill

June 22 marked the first day of summer. So, while that might not mean much more than hotter weather while you work, it’s worth it to plan to get out. Get together with your friends, put together some great summertime recipes, and put this mix on in the back. It’s the perfect blend of everything […]

HIGH & HUNGRY: Cilantro-Lime Quinoa Salad

HIGH & HUNGRY: Cilantro-Lime Quinoa Salad

This is a great gluten-free dish that works well as a main course or a side dish, but is also great to throw on top of some fresh greens and toss into a salad. You can sub any vegetable for delicious seasonals or what you pick up at the farmer’s market. It is easy and […]

I Paid My Student Loan Debt On A Stripper Pole, Part 2

I Paid My Student Loan Debt On A Stripper Pole, Part 2

I got to this place because I needed quick money (see Part 1), I like my financial freedom and I’ve got zero moral qualms with trading titties for money. I mainly needed a plan that would dig me out of the financial mess school had pushed me into. I choose stripping because waiting tables sounds […]