Monthly Archives: August 2013

Our Dystopian Realities

Our Dystopian Realities

PHOTO: Rachael of Bladerunner Humans have as much of an adoration with the destruction of ourselves as we do for the success of ourselves. It goes beyond the fascination that people have for things such as zombie movies or post-apocalyptic worlds. To us, those can be very fascinating because they render us animals; it brings […]

Hemp From Head To Toe

Hemp From Head To Toe

Hemp has been growing in popularity again, yet it is still not grown or manufactured in the United States due to federal prohibition, making it an expensive import. Fortunately there are some really great companies on the market now that make it easier to literally “walk the walk” in your own hemp shoes while you […]

REVIEW: Pure Ayre Natural Odor Eliminator

REVIEW: Pure Ayre Natural Odor Eliminator

Sometimes life gets smelly. Whether you are cooking a delicious fish curry, have pets or are enjoying legal cannabis (depending on where you live), sometimes you need to get the smell out. Many of us have been addicted to other air fresheners, because, well, it works. It has always been a reliable way to not just […]

REVIEW: Mineral Fusion Mineral Nailpolish

REVIEW: Mineral Fusion Mineral Nailpolish

  Mineral Fusion is a Denver-based company that aims to use natural ingredients to achieve four goals; healthy bodies, natural mineral-based ingredients, supporting the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence (NCADV), and environmental sustainability. In particular, we really like their attention to women’s issues, saying “We want our product to contribute a level of social wellbeing,” in […]

HEMPFEST 2013: What Does The Average Person Think?

HEMPFEST 2013: What Does The Average Person Think?

PHOTOS: Jack Rikess When the Grand Dame behind Ladybud gave me the assignment to cover the largest marijuana gathering in the world, Seattle’s Hempfest; she only had one rule, “Don’t interview anyone famous! I want to hear from the common person, the regular Jane, no more celebrities! I care what the people think! Not someone […]

Humor Is Key To Any Sexual Relationship

Humor Is Key To Any Sexual Relationship

Fashionable, young Anna Italiano, a television regular and two-time Tony award winner, had played the beauty opposite macho heroes in three Hollywood flicks. She would soon appear as the definitive seductress in a movie that defined a generation. One night she sat in a trendy restaurant, and who happened by but the frumpy, down-on-his-luck, Melvin […]

Best Of Colorado Cannabis Street Fashion

Best Of Colorado Cannabis Street Fashion

PHOTO: Tanya Armstrong, stylist at Rebel Salon, Denver, CO Cannabis cultural events usually attract a laid back crowd that is similarly leisurely dressed. Before  reaching for the “fancy” t-shirt, jeans or hat to wear to one of the marijuana themed events near you, earn some cannabis style street cred and wear one of these great […]

Why I’m A Stripper

Why I’m A Stripper

Since writing about paying my student loan debt stripping, I have had many young women contact me either to tell me they don’t know why they don’t make money stripping or are concerned about how the economic recession is driving more women to strip to pay their student loans. I think we can all agree […]

An Agnostic’s Guide To Good Moral Lessons From The Bible

An Agnostic’s Guide To Good Moral Lessons From The Bible

When I was very young I was forced to go to church. However, when the preacher of the church was found to have stolen money from the church funds, I didn’t have to go anymore. Yippee! No more Vacation Bible School! No more early Sunday mornings! I was happy, but at a very young age, […]

Corporate Persons Are Diagnosably Sociopathic

Corporate Persons Are Diagnosably Sociopathic

United States law has long declared that corporations are “persons,” not “natural persons,” like you and me, but “legal persons”, with many of the same rights as natural persons, including, thanks to the Supreme Court in 2010, the right to contribute unlimited amounts of money to political campaigns. So, since we probably have more dealings with […]