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 […]

High Times Greats: A Christmas Carol By Truman Capote As Told To Andy Warhol

In the “Opinion” section of the December, 1978 edition of High Times, famed writer Truman Capote (1924 – 1984) chats with art-world legend Andy Warhol (1928 – 1987) about what they want for Christmas. Merry Christmas… AW: So do you know what you want for Xmas? TC: Well, first of all, I don’t want anything […]

The High Times Gift Guide For Growers

With everything from grow lights, plant food, and eco-friendly planters to runoff systems, insecticide, grow tents, and trimmers, our curated selection of grow-themed gifts should provide a few good ideas of what to give your favorite cultivator this holiday season. Spectrum King SK602GH LED Grow Light Made in the USA and nationwide compliant, the 610 […]

Flashback Friday: An Xmas Meditation, The Flabellum Of Destiny

Writer Glenn O’Brien (1947 – 2017) tries to explain the purpose of a strange object in the December, 1979 issue of High Times magazine. There are a lot of beautiful views in Manhattan, but few are more imposing than that from the Cloisters, where, standing in a 15th-century archway transported from Italy, one can gaze […]

The High Times Guide To Gifts For Students

OK, so a lot of students can’t legally consume cannabis, but that doesn’t mean they can’t identify with the budding lifestyle that the iconic marijuana leaf represents. From hats and scarves to slippers and more, there are a multitude of ways to show support for cannabis legalization. To round things out, we took the liberty […]

The High Times Gift Guide To Flower

You know the feeling. No matter how hard you try, you can’t figure out which weed-themed present to give your favorite stoner for the holidays. Fortunately, your choices aren’t limited to gimmicky marijuana-themed jewelry or a snowman in the shape of a bong. Just look to the source and give ’em some good old-fashioned flower […]

The High Times Gift Guide To Edibles

Whether you prefer non-psychoactive hemp foods or cannabis-infused vittles and drinkables that are high in THC, there’s sure to be something appetizing to make your mouth water on our list of the very best edibles to give your friends and loved ones — and yourself — for the holidays. Bon appétit! Mood Bars by Chill […]

The High Times Gift Guide To Vaporizers

Good or bad, it’s safe to say that vaporizers are having a moment right now. Still, it’s not easy to know which brands to trust, and which ones to avoid. With this in mind, we’ve put together a list of some of our favorite vaping products on the market today. From dry-herb vaporizers to super-secure […]

The High Times Gift Guide For Sophisticated Smokers

A sophisticated individual is defined their wealth of worldly experience, as well as a well-rounded knowledge of fashion, arts, culture, and technology. With this in mind, we’ve curated a list of some of the most cosmopolitan, ultramodern, and state-of-the-art products to give even the most discriminating consumer. Piece Water Solution For the sophisticated smoker in […]