Category Archives: holidays

High Times Greats: A Christmas Story – Which Real Meaning?

For an article in the December, 1979 edition of High Times, late, great counterculture correspondent Glenn O’Brien examined the connections between Santa Claus and a specific kind of psychedelic mushroom known as the fly agaric, aka the toadstool that conquered the universe. In fact, the existence of Santa could be related to a shaman in […]

Florida Man Arrested For Allegedly Distributing Free Marijuana for Christmas

It seems Dr. Seuss’s infamous Grinch may have relocated to Florida as police in St. Petersburg arrested a man over the weekend for giving away marijuana to celebrate the holiday season. Arrested in this case was Richard Ellis Spurrier, 67, of St. Petersburg. Police say that they contacted Spurrier at about 11 p.m. on Saturday […]