Susan Sarandon

Susan Sarandon Shuns Smoking, Cool with Cannabis

Susan Sarandon Shuns Smoking, Cool with Cannabis

The media is always hounding female celebrities for their beauty secrets. Now, one of the biggest names in Hollywood (and one well known for advocating for legalization,  toking before red carpet events, and depicting medical marijuana use in movies before it was socially acceptable) is telling people that if they want to stay young, they […]

Everything I Know About Being A Woman, I Learned From Drag Movies

Everything I Know About Being A Woman, I Learned From Drag Movies

PHOTO: The legendary Divine, of John Waters fame. R.I.P. Her whole life is a lesson in the bizarre and fantastical. Lesson one from Priscilla, Queen of the Desert: Set life goals high and bizarre. In a movie that features Agent Smith from The Matrix as a transgendered person, the part that stays with me the […]

Grown Women Smoking Pot in Movies

Grown Women Smoking Pot in Movies

PHOTO: Grandma’s Boy, 2006, Twentieth Century Fox I wanted to find a big list of movies where grown women smoke cannabis and aren’t depicted as blithering idiots under the influence. It was harder than I ever thought it would be. I am not talking about documentaries or anything heavy here. I am talking about light […]

To Give or Take a Flower: Life in Prison

To Give or Take a Flower: Life in Prison

The tension was high and the air stale, somehow this all seemed very ritualistic and business as usual, likely because it was. An average height man with shaggy hair and an unkempt face sat still and anxious as the defendant; the room, in agony, awaited the jury’s consensus. Their deliberation: Guilty A sick and gruesome […]