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Generalizations About Broads: Comedy Central’s “Broad City”

Generalizations About Broads: Comedy Central’s “Broad City”

Broad City is the new working-girls sitcom produced by superstar Amy Poehler, is about two twenty-something women living in New York City. Who smoke pot. First, a quick bit about pot and TV… Be thankful for cable, because major networks are pretty square on pot. Broadcast network standards basically require pot smoking to obscure the […]

Women and the Tipping Joint

Women and the Tipping Joint

PHOTO: Erik Gustafson Confession: I’d never heard of Ladybud Magazine until a friend suggested they’d run something I’d written. I might have caught an article from here, but never thought about it until I needed something. Fortunately with wit, groveling, and some dumb luck, I demonstrated passionate interest in pot, politics, activism, humor, and (by […]

Why the [Pot Pun] Super Bowl Matters

Why the [Pot Pun] Super Bowl Matters

PHOTO: Jeramey Jannene, Creative Commons It’s with a heavy heart that I write this. My commenting on sports at all except the obligatory “Go Mizzou” is pretty laughable. I’m no athlete – aside from tailgating, dumb hats, cheerleaders, and local pride I don’t find the concussions, play-by-play commenting, “start-and-stoppiness,” or the needless Gatorade dumping football […]