Ron Ehmke

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Essential Listening: 10 Stellar Headphone Albums

0<p>SHARES<p>What, exactly, is a headphone album? Well, the definition changes depending on who you are.<p>For audiophiles, a headphone album is a work that …

Guitar

Government-Funded 'Am I Stoned?' Marijuana App Tells You: You're Stoned

If you have to ask...<p>If you’ve ever wondered how stoned you are, take comfort in the fact that you’re not alone: Government officials are wondering …

Cannabis

'The Truth About Cannabis': Inside New Pro-Pot Web Doc

For 10 years, filmmaker Lindsey Ward has been chronicling how medical marijuana has helped people suffering from PTSD, chronic pain, lung cancer<p>Ten …

Cannabis

A Love Supreme

It is undoubtedly one of the most influential, spiritual, and important jazz albums ever recorded. And the inside story on just how this album came into being, as told by many of those who were there, is a story that makes for two great hours of radio.<p>How did Coltrane with drummer Elvin Jones, …

Soul Music

The Tarot of Bones

<b>THE DECK AND BOOK ARE OFFICIALLY HERE!!!! Head on over to the shop to buy yours today!</b><p>Divination with cast or fire-cracked bones is an ancient art, …

Spirituality

Little Hex Boy

Roselin Productions Official Blog

<b>Self Publishing: Things You Need to Know</b><p>I get a lot of questions about how I publish, While I do intend to do a step-by-step guide on Ingram Spark …

It's easier than ever to be a lowkey gardener of homegrown weed

I do not have a particularly green thumb. Any gardening success I’ve had—mostly with the pots of cherry tomatoes and herbs on my patio—has been due to good luck and strong sun.<p>I’m a lazy gardener, not a farmer. This is the same approach I’m taking to growing my own weed.<p>For the last year or so in …

Cannabis

Your High Is Probably Going to Change As You Get Older

This is why weed might affect you differently than it did five years ago.<p>Over the eight years he spent smoking “nearly all day,” Greg Papania, a 35-year-old music producer in LA, would access “fascinating thoughts that were beyond this world.” Then, as his life became more stressful, weed began to …

Cannabis

When pop music got big: 1968 and the birth of arena rock

Most of them probably didn't know it when they took the stage at their biggest concerts, but Led Zeppelin, the Rolling Stones, Elton John, the Who, Paul McCartney, Kansas, Queen, Prince, Bruce Springsteen, U2 and others among rock music's most celebrated acts owe a debt of gratitude for their …

Concerts

Flashback: LSD Creator Albert Hofmann Drops Acid for the First Time

The Swiss chemist created LSD in 1936 – but it wasn't until 1943 that he first dosed himself and went on a magical bicycle ride<p>Bicycle Day is …

Lsd

How the Incorporation of Musical Modes on the Miles Davis Album ‘Kind of Blue’ Reinvented Jazz

YouTuber Polyphonic, who creates incredibly informative video essays about music took a look at the iconic Miles Davis album <i>Kind of Blue</i>. He …

Miles Davis

How to Create a Great Logo for Your Small Business

The first step to an awesome logo is an idea.<p>This story originally appeared on Bizness Apps<p>If you’re reading this, you probably plan to start a small business or a side hustle very soon. And you probably have a couple of questions running through your mind like: “Do I really need that logo?” or …

Graphic Design

I Took The Color Oracle Personality Test With My Partner & This Is What Happened

There is a new personality test gaining traction on social media and surprising many skeptics with its accurate answers. The Color Oracle personality …

Psychology

Music gives you somebody to be in The Who's Quadrophenia

<i>Watch This</i> <b></b><i>offers movie recommendations inspired by new releases or premieres, or occasionally our own inscrutable whims. This week: The recent (and</i> …

The Who

Green Lantern No. 76 Was the Moment Superhero Comics Got Woke

“Not too many people draw black people as well as I do,” the (white) comic book artist Neal Adams says with a smile. Ensconced behind a drawing board …

Comic Books

Making Color

Until the mid-1800s, all dyes came from natural sources, such as insects, roots, or minerals. Producing them was difficult and expensive.<p>In 1856, an …

Smithsonian

The 30 Best Dream Pop Albums

With many of the lists we’ve assembled over the past few years, the parameters have been clear. To be considered Britpop, for example, a record had to be guitar-based, from the UK, and released during a certain period. We can argue endlessly about what’s a mixtape and what’s an album, but in …

Indie Music

What Is Bebop? Deconstructing Jazz Music’s Most Influential Development

What is bebop? The Big Apple certainly didn’t know what hit it when <b>Charlie Parker</b> blew into town like a tornado and shook the jazz scene to its very …

Universal Music

The generation gap is back – but not as we know it

There is an ideological conflict brewing between ‘woke’ millennials and an older generation, a conflict where neither understands the other<p>For a while there, in the first part of the new millennium, the generation gap was pretty much assumed to be dead.<p>People in their 40s shopped in the same …

Feminism

DIY camper van cost just $18K to build

How one couple is living the #VanLife dream<p>It’s a story that’s engrained in #VanLife lore: Dreaming of something different, an outdoorsy couple quits two successful engineering jobs and sells their house—with nearly everything in it. They build their own DIY camper van and embark on a non-stop …

RVs

How I learned to live with a name that’s a constant source of humiliation

A month into my first semester as an exchange student in the United States, I was at an inter-city bus stop waiting to get to St. Louis. I only mentioned my surname—Lung, pronounced “loong”—when I checked in with the receptionist. It was a quiet Wednesday noon and I was the only customer …

Hong Kong

This CBD Tincture Makes Me Super Productive… In a Chill Way

Cordial Organics CBD tincture is for getting stuff done without feeling like the Energizer Bunny.<p>In this special time that some have christened the “Cannabis Renaissance,” the non-psychoactive compound found in marijuana known as cannabidiol (CBD) has become something of a wellness darling. These …

CBD

12 Ways Cats Show Love Without You Even Knowing It

Cats are often accused of being unaffectionate, aloof, and maybe a little <i>too</i> independent. Dog people will argue that their preferred pet's feline …

Pets

Why We Don’t Trust White People’s Potato Salad, Explained

<b>So, while watching the “Black Jeopardy” skit on SNL last weekend, the last question reiterated a theme that seems to exist within black culture.</b> …

Food

How To Make White People Uncomfortable

1. Be black<p>2. Be not white<p>3. Be not white and not American<p>4. Tell the truth<p>5. Cite facts<p>7. Talk about the present day<p>9. Say things like “Hi” and …

Unbridled

Seven Types of Atheism by John Gray review – is every atheist an inverted believer?

An impressively erudite work, ranging from St Augustine to Joseph Conrad, embraces an atheism that finds enough mystery in the material world<p>There has been a rash of books in recent years by thinkers for whom the human race is getting nicer and nicer. Richard Dawkins, Steven Pinker, Matt Ridley and …

Atheism

As Rock Enters Its Twilight Years, The Most Iconic Bands Are Melding Together

Next month, my new book, <i>Twilight Of The Gods: A Journey To The End Of Classic Rock</i>, will be released. (I am contractually obligated by my publisher to mention that you can pre-order it now.) I spent more than two years thinking and writing about classic rock history, and the present state of rock’s …

Rock Music

The Ritual of Calling Lucid Dreams

Despite the marketed-down assumption that lucid dreaming is all about controlling the dream, the primary appeal and lure of lucid dreaming is usually …

Music Industry