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Stoner Essentials #3 – Best Scales for Weighing Weed

A nice digital pocket scale is a must-have for any weed smoker. Most people think of scales as a product only pot dealers need, but even if you’re not in the business of selling weed, it’s wise to invest in a scale for a number of reasons.

The most obvious of which is the power to discern whether or not your weed dealer is shorting you. But other than that, a digital weed scale just comes in handy in a lot of situations. If you’ve ever gone in on a sack with one or more friends, you probably wished you had a pocket scale to split up the sack with accuracy.

8 TRUTHS that PROVE Listicle Writers are not KITTEN RAPISTS!!1

By |June 20th, 2015|Humor|0 Comments

Listicles. They’re the best thing to happen to the internet since the advent of free porn tubes.

This is a listicle dedicated to listicle writers, who work so hard to entertain the ADHD riddled masses of the world.

Stoner Essentials #2 – Best Storage Containers to Keep Your Weed Fresh

Best Airtight Weed Storage Containers of 2015

In the last edition, I let my readers in on a little tip when it comes to buying weed paraphernalia: Amazon.com.

The next category we’ll focus on is the best airtight containers for storing weed.

Anyone who smokes weed on a regular basis should invest in an airtight storage container of some sort. No one likes stale, dry-ass weed.

But other than that, they’s plenty of reasons a stoner should have a quality airtight container to store/transport their weed.

Stoner Essentials #1 – Best Weed Grinders of 2015

Best Weed Grinders of 2015

Most people don’t know this, but Amazon.com is a great place to get cheap weed-related paraphanalia. While they aren’t exactly an online headshop (they don’t sell bongs, pipes, or anything obvious like that) they have a lot of great products every weed smoker should have.

In this edition, I will highlight the best weed grinders available on Amazon.

Tripping on Sassafras (a.k.a. MDA)

By |November 30th, 2014|Drugs, Humor, Life|0 Comments

11:07pm (on a Monday):

For some reason I decided to ingest a drug my friend referred to as Sassafras, which is just slang for MDA. I have no idea what to expect. I’ve never done MDA.

I do, however, know that I’m going to be up all night on this shit.

Ever since writing “The DMT Experience”, which I wrote in the month following the experience, I wanted to write about another hallucinogenic drug while tripping on it. Not an original idea, of course; I’m certainly not the first person to try.

But I like to trip balls, and I like to write, so I’m going to do both, because America.

It’s quite likely this post will end with incomprehensible blabber. Fair warning.

Why I Love Read Receipts

By |September 15th, 2014|Humor, Technology|0 Comments

Read receipts have achieved a certain level of infamy in the smartphone world. It’s understandable that people are wary of such a feature.

Allow me to explain, for the dwindling race of smartphone-lacking heathens reading this out there (on their antiquated laptops, I presume), that a “read receipt” (pronounced “red”, not “reed”) is a notification to the sender of a text, or texter, that the receiver of the text, or textee, has read the texter’s text.

And for the record, “texter” and “textee” are hereby words. Get with the program, Merriam-Webster!

DMT Series: Peter Meyer – Part One

By |July 15th, 2014|Drugs|0 Comments

In 1992, Peter Meyer published Apparent Communication with Discarnate Entities Induced by Dimethyltryptamine (DMT) on his website Serendipity (which is still active today – if you’re curious what the internet looked like in the 90’s, visit that website) probably the very first DMT-related article that focused specifically on the DMT beings, whom I spoke of in my previous entry. It posits a lot of interesting ideas.

However, the last time it was updated was 1997. And frankly, it’s not very well written. I mean, in the realm of independent psychedelic drug literature from the 90’s, it’s a goddamn masterpiece. But the average reader would find digging through his puffery-laden language and endless digressions rather tiring. I know I did.

The Big Hullabaloo Surrounding DMT

By |July 7th, 2014|Drugs|0 Comments

Dimethyltryptamine is the Bryan Cranston of drugs right now.

Like Mr. Cranston, DMT has been around forever, but has exploded in well-deserved popularity over the past five years.

But DMT, like Mr. Cranston, enjoyed varying levels of attention long before then. Most psychedelic drug users from two decades ago surely knew of Dr. Rick Strassman. Similarly, most TV viewers from two decades ago surely knew of Dr. Tim Whatley.

In the same way Mr. Cranston’s superb acting makes the viewer forget they’re watching TV, DMT’s profound hallucinogenic effects make the user forget they’re tripping on a drug. Both hijack your conscious state in very different ways.

And like Mr. Cranston’s career, the future of DMT (in terms of scientific research) is as exciting as it is unclear.

I could go on and on.

An Interview with Mike Strong: The Hopes, Challenges, and Zeal of a Rapper Chasing Stardom

Money. Power. Respect.

Every human yearns for that shit.

Most seek to attain these intangible possessions through conventional means. Responsibility means walking the path already traveled. To choose the ladder already climbed.

Some humans, however, seek to clear their own path to these social constructs. To build and climb their own ladder. To eschew convention. Entrepreneurs. Entertainers. Artists.

Since Western society began embracing these humans during the Renaissance, millions of creative individuals have gained societal prominence throughout history; each of whom chiseled a little of their unique influence into today’s global culture.

What is it about these humans that differs from the others? From where do they derive the audaciousness required to pursue a path deemed frivolous and imprudent by the rest of their species?

My First Interview

I kind of made a big hullabaloo like three months ago over my commitment toward writing again.

About a month and a half later I published the saga of my Adderall addiction. It took me that long to write.

I realize that any old schmo who comes across this blog would think, “this guy is a whole lot of talk – not so much execution.”

Well fuck that schmo. Because I’ve been writing my ass off.

My Adderall Addiction and How I Quit

By |May 6th, 2014|Drugs|1 Comment

The Saga of My Adderall Addiction

A year ago I overcame a severe Adderall addiction. Very severe.

Looking back, it’s baffling to imagine living with such a ridiculous addiction to Adderall. Such an immense level of dependence. Waking up was impossible without Adderall. As was socializing. As was writing. As was enjoying life.

Adderall addiction doesn’t get much attention from the media. It may be hard to view ADHD medications like Adderall as something from which a serious addiction or dependence can form. They’re neither viewed nor discussed in the same terms as similar street drugs like meth.

But make no mistake, Adderall is just a trusted brand of speed, and is every bit as addicting.

Young adults today were largely encouraged, and even forced, to use drugs like Adderall growing up (around the same time we were having D.A.R.E. and the evils of marijuana shoved down our throats). So they don’t share the same negative connotations with their relatives on the streets. But Adderall and other pharmaceutical stimulants are just as dangerous. And indeed, that they don’t carry such negative connotations makes them more so.

Writing Hiatus Over?

I need to start writing again.

Those words have crossed my mind more days than not for the past year. Especially as of late.

Writing is just so damn hard, though.

Well, good writing is hard. Writing about writing is lazy writing. But I gotta start somewhere.

It’s been a hell of a year of not writing. I