Monthly Archives: April 2014

RECIPE: Putting the “FUN” in Funeral Potatoes

RECIPE: Putting the “FUN” in Funeral Potatoes

PHOTO: GreenGlass1972 Anyone who has ever attended one will agree: funerals usually aren’t a lot of fun. Many funerals involve food. Some Mormon funerals involve a very specific, (locally) well known dish called “Funeral Potatoes.” “Funeral potatoes” is a common name for a wide variety of dishes, usually some type of potato and cheese casserole, which is […]

Jennawae McLean’s Five Beauty Essentials

Jennawae McLean’s Five Beauty Essentials

I have experimented with a lot of looks.  In high school, I cut off all my hair because I thought I would look nice with a Pixie-cut à la Anne Heche.  I found out pretty quickly that my facial features were not as delicate as I thought, and that I do not like the shape […]

Poetry: Warrior Woman

Poetry: Warrior Woman

Warrior Woman Lay down your arms Breathe deeply in Let the thoughts Go free into the valley Running themselves tired. Journey now To the horizon Where peace Overcomes all battles It is time to rest It is time to recharge. The herd runs On its own Sometimes turning To face the sages Most times It will […]

Interview: Documentary Producer Ford Fischer

Interview: Documentary Producer Ford Fischer

Ford Fischer is the producer of the upcoming feature-length documentary Those Who Fight, as well as the cofounder of News2Share.com. His camera footage has been featured in mainstream media outlets including CNN, Fox, MSNBC, and ABC. Considering this impressive resume, it’s pretty hard to believe that Ford Fischer is still a year shy of legal drinking […]

Cannabis Versus Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia: Go Team Logan!

Cannabis Versus Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia: Go Team Logan!

It’s one of the worst nightmares any parent can imagine. You take your healthy son to the doctor shortly after his first birthday. He’s not very sick, but a few of his symptoms are troubling. They do preliminary bloodwork and then admit him to the hospital right away, informing you that there were “blasts” in his […]

Those Who Fight: Human Rights and The Tragic Death of Robert Taylor

Those Who Fight: Human Rights and The Tragic Death of Robert Taylor

On December 30, 2013, a man named Robert Taylor died on the floor of his Burlington New County Jail cell in a puddle of his own urine and feces. If you follow New Jersey news, you’ve probably heard about Taylor’s death – and if you don’t follow New Jersey news, the upcoming documentary Those Who […]

Kratom Madness: How a Thai Tree Restarted Plant Prohibition

Kratom Madness: How a Thai Tree Restarted Plant Prohibition

Despite what your local news team or head shop is claiming, kratom is not the next hot party drug. Kratom is not going to make you want to dance all night, to make out with someone while listening to dubstep, or to get crazy with your friends. We’ve all seen the claims on shady websites, […]

Signs You Might Be A Pot Mom Activist

Signs You Might Be A Pot Mom Activist

PHOTO CREDIT: Sabrina Fendrick/NORML • You don’t have a sitter for 420 festivities while working at the High Times Cannabis Cup for the NORML Women’s Alliance booth because the one you found got entered into the extract competition that same weekend. • There are no clean shirts in the dresser except manly square cut promo cannabis leaf t-shirts […]

The Most Obvious Place to Start Prison Reform: Cannabis POWs

The Most Obvious Place to Start Prison Reform: Cannabis POWs

Photos Courtesy of Cheri Sicard In the course of my job as a cannabis activist I regularly say a lot of things that surprise the general public.  Since they’ve been subjected to decades of government sponsored brainwashing, most people are not up on the real facts which often run counterintuive to what’s expected: smoking marijuana […]

Gov. Christie, Colorado Has The Quality Of Life Our Family Wants

Gov. Christie, Colorado Has The Quality Of Life Our Family Wants

“For the people who are enamored with the idea with the income, the tax revenue from this, go to Colorado and see if you want to live there. See if you want to live in a major city in Colorado where there’s head shops popping up on every corner and people flying into your airport […]