Paul Schmeltzer

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The Hypocrisy of Jeb Bush's Admission That He Used to Smoke Pot

Eight years after Bush left the governor's office, Florida remains one of the worst places to get caught with marijuana in the country.<p>In the lead-up to the inevitable announcement that he is running for president, former Florida Governor Jeb Bush has followed in the footsteps of our last three …

The Urban Legend That Inspired Fans to Dig the 'Worst Video Game Ever' Out of the New Mexico Desert

We spoke to the director of a documentary about people excavating "E.T." cartridges.<p>In December of 1982, <i>E.T the Extra-Terrestrial</i> came out for the Atari 2600. Howard Scott Warshaw was given the job of designing it after huge success with <i>Yars' Revenge</i> and <i>Raiders of the Lost Ark</i>. However, he …

A Young Chemist Explains How Legal Highs Work

Mathias develops and synthesizes potentially psychoactive chemicals for research purposes, but he says that you're better off taking mushrooms than anything he's cooked up.<p><i>Image via Wikicommons</i><p>As long as there are governments that don't want young people to go around indiscriminately hoovering up …

Consciousness

Some Genius in LA Is Selling Weed Pizzas

The worst thing about pot pizza is how much you want to eat more pizza once you're stoned. Other than that, it's pretty fucking great.<p>Weed and pizza, man. Two great tastes that taste great together. Both symbiotically improve the other, so why has it taken this long to combine them? That is, at …

King Missile's John S. Hall Is a Sensitive Artist (Who Works at a Law Firm)

John S. Hall’s Twitter bio says that he “Had a band for a while—King Missile.” That band created the briefly popular song, "Detachable Penis," which made Hall briefly popular. But those days are over, and Hall now spends his days working as an...<p>John S. Hall works as an Intellectual Property …

Racists Are Rampaging Through Israel

Militarism and nationalism have always been part of the Israeli education system—embedded in history books, on maps on the walls, in cartoons of Palestinians on camels—but things seem to have gone further under Netanyahu’s watch.<p><i>Two girls with a sign that reads "Hating Arabs is not racism, it’s</i> …

Cops Raided Albania's Cannabis Capital Yesterday

Naturally, its inhabitants shot at them with machine gunes, rockets, and mortars.<p><i>An anonymous guest worker trimming the buds from marijuana plants. Photo by Telnis Skuqi</i><p>Yesterday, a police force of more than 500 officers stormed Lazarat, an outlaw Albanian mountain town that produces around 900 …

Cannabis

Why I'm Over Dabbing

In itself, dabbing is a pretty innovative way of ingesting cannabis, and it gets you high as absolute fuck. I’m glad that it exists as an option, but its half-baked delivery systems make me think twice about making it a habit.<p>I discovered dabbing about a year ago, and since then I’ve seen the …