Machete C.A.M.P, 1985

Once we had all reached the marijuana fields on that hot day, the press was allowed a photo opportunity… Barry Inman was the only one I saw with a machete, which he happily wielded on plant after plant… “I love Read More …

Cannabis Woodblock Print, 1891

Hand colored woodblock print of Cannabis from ‘Senshu no Hana’ (One Thousand Varieties of Flowers) by Kono Bairei in 1891       Share page on:

The Water Poet Gushes, 1620

“Here is Labor, Profit, Clothing, Pleasure, Food, Navigation: Divinity, Poetry, the liberal Arts, Arm’s, Virtues defense, Vices offense, a true mans protection, a Thief’s execution. Here is mirth and matter all beaten out of this small Seed.” -John Taylor, 1620 Read More …

The Expectant Hand, 1909

Union Square at the Broadway Bowery by Artist Albertus Del Orient Browere painted it from memory in 1885     The Expectant Hand   One of my favorite articles from yesteryear… This story takes place right in present day Union Read More …

Gas Mask Puff, 1969

 “We’d take a gas mask and take the filters out and tape over them, and just make a hole in one of the filters. We’d stick a joint in the gas mask and puff like mad, just keep breathing until Read More …

Hallows Eve Hemp Charm of Love, 1865

“Hemp seed I sow, Hemp seed I grow, He (or she) that will my true love be, Come rake this hemp seed after me.” -Ancient folklore charm   Hallows Eve Hemp Charm of Love On Hallows Eve, all those that Read More …

The Funny Hemp Booklet, 1943

“Who grows hemp today with a busy hand, Helps themselves and the country!” -Die lustige Hanffibel, 1943 Die lustige Hanffibel, front cover – “The Funny Hemp Booklet”   The Funny Hemp Booklet In 1942 preparing for WWII, The German Reich Read More …

Poppies of Oz, 1900

The Scarecrow and Tin Woodman carry a sleeping Dorothy and Toto out from the field of Deadly poppies. By W. W. Denslow circa 1900     “All across the meadows, many poppies blossomed, and that were so hypnotic and brilliant Read More …

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