Category Archives: Interview

Mark Adam Haggerty: How a Grow Op Leader Became the Voice of Independent Wrestling

The worlds of marijuana, pro wrestling, and politics have had their overlaps at times, but rarely have they all converged in one place for prolonged periods. That is until you meet Mark Adam Haggerty.  “I love to smoke and I love to watch wrestling. They were always two [constants]. They were two things that I […]

Upright Citizens Brigade Co-Founder Matt Walsh is Tapped In

Matt Walsh is pumped up. For the first time in 20 years of operating, the Del Close Marathon will be held in Los Angeles. When we connect by phone, Matt is busy preparing for the 55-hour non-stop weekend of long-form improv comedy shows that run June 28th through June 30th at both UCB locations. Back […]

Eric Wilson Does It For The Love of Music

Jurassic Park. That was my initial thought sitting down with Eric Wilson in his massive backyard. It’s an expansive landscape of mountain rocks, avocado trees and bronze dinosaur statues. A padded chair sits empty across from a wooden bench, on which Eric sits with Melvin, his playful Rottweiler. Eric is in fantastic spirits, not at […]

From Opioids to Organic Farming: Danny Murr-Sloat, Co-Founder of AlpinStash

In 2003, when Colorado craft cannabis farmer Danny Sloat was 21 years old, he woke up with terrible stomach pains that landed him in the hospital for four days and no diagnosis. “They gave me Vicodin,” he shared. “That was in September, and by June of the next year I was needing time-released patches at […]

Green Fever : When Home Invasion meets Mary Jane

I had the pleasure of sitting down with some of the makers of Green Fever, a true-to-life thriller encapsulating the array of threats that marijuana legalization has posed to small farmers. It’s no secret that the grey area created by California’s new marijuana legislation has been leading many into debt, but there’s now an increase […]

An Interview with Nidhi Lucky Handa: Founder and CEO of Cannabis Brand, Leune

Nidhi Lucky Handa is an advocate for recreational cannabis use that’s untethered to stoner stereotypes. The LA businesswoman is CEO and founder of the cannabis brand Leune—which debuted two vapes and two pre-roll varieties in November 2018 and quickly made headway with its Insta aesthetic and appeal to newish smokers who are also thoughtful about […]

Kurupt, Legendary Snoop & 2Pac Collaborator, Talks MoonRocks and History With Weed

Almost every hip-hop-head over 25 knows who Kurupt is. However, youngsters might need an intro to this hip-hop legend, who was involved in the early careers of 2Pac, Warren G, Dr. Dre, and Snoop Dogg, among others. Kurupt, who received his nickname “Young Gotti” from 2Pac himself, was one of the first rappers signed to […]

Ahmed Ahmed Thinks Asia is the New Black

Ahmed Ahmed is high in the Aspen, Colorado mountains. He’s just opened for Marc Maron at The Wheeler Opera House and is in the midst of a three and a half month tour across the US. Upcoming stops include Southern California and New York, where he’ll test out his new one-hour of material at venues […]

The Newest Album by GRiZ Ride Waves Is An Ideal Marijuana Meditation

Feelings are a superpower. That’s what makes Grant Kwiecinski, or GRiZ, among the grooviest musicians of our time. He zaps his music with electric emotion in a way that resembles the musical fluidity of a composer. His music takes you on a ride through an array of feels—from the heartache of tragedy to thrills of […]