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It’s a giant day! Change has come. On the naked minimal, on a really small scale, however change nonetheless. My identify is Cody Lee. I’m the brand new Digital Editor right here at Continual Information. It’s unbelievable that William S. Burroughs wrote for this journal. I grew up idolizing him, and now right here we’re.

The primary time I smoked weed, I used to be possibly 11 or 12 years outdated, with some older neighbors who additionally confirmed me find out how to put on rubber bands on my denims. I didn’t get excessive as a result of I swallowed the smoke as an alternative of inhaling it, and nobody believes me once I say this, however I swear I farted weed-smell for the subsequent hour or two.

I smoked slightly in highschool, loads in faculty. Now I smoke greater than some individuals, lower than others, which I believe is an efficient place to be. I’m from Chicago, however moved to Los Angeles about seven months in the past with my spouse, Abbey.

Some of the stunning issues that I’ve seen up to now in California was this portray by Giovanni Segantini on the Getty Museum. The truth that, at one level, it was a clean canvas is not sensible in any respect. (He additionally did the one up there ↑.)

Talking of work, when you’ve by no means seen a Van Gogh in actual life, or if it’s been some time, I extremely suggest that you simply go take a look at one instantly. There’s actually nothing prefer it.

Books are cool. Should you like getting excessive, learn poetry. You’ll be able to take into consideration one sentence for 2 hours, or learn a complete ebook in the identical period of time. Both is suitable. I simply completed The Matrix by N.H. Pritchard and it was completely wild. His writing’s all about vibrations, and it reads like jazz or some bizarre, ambient trance stuff that you simply gained’t wish to put down.

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Apart from that, not a lot else is occurring. I’m upset that persons are nonetheless in jail for weed. I additionally discover it unusual that in most locations, alcohol is authorized, and there are a bunch of dudes preventing and throwing up all over—however weed isn’t.

My two principal targets with this place are to a minimum of get one so-called “felony” out of jail, and modify the settings in order that when you can select to get black-out drunk, you could possibly select to eat an edible and watch a film as an alternative.

I’m going to do what I can to repair what I contemplate damaged, and alongside the way in which I’ll speak about life, artwork, most likely area, and no matter else involves thoughts. I’m positive I’ll point out some issues that you simply contemplate “outdated information,” however I hope to introduce you to some new stuff as nicely.

Nonetheless, on the finish of the day, the entire purpose we’re right here is to study this mysterious plant. And I’m excited that we get to embark on this journey collectively.

Thanks for studying. I admire your time. Now do me a favor and burn one to my man King Tubby.