Tag: Culture

Pot Legalized in California on New Year’s Day

California sold its first doses of legal recreational marijuana Monday, twenty years after its residents first voted to legalize pot for medicinal purposes. Last year, California voters made it legal for adults over the age…

Lin-Manuel Miranda’s ‘Hamilton’ Extends 2018 Tour

Lin-Manuel Miranda‘s Hamilton is expanding its 2018 tour. The hit musical will run in 20 additional cities, up from five in 2017. Hamilton will This article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: Lin-Manuel Miranda’s ‘Hamilton’ Extends 2018 Tour

Pot in 2018: What to Expect

When it comes to cannabis, 2017 was a much better year than anyone was expecting. Back in January, stoners and pot moguls alike were super paranoid about incoming Attorney General Jeff Sessions and his plans…

Transgender America: 10 Best and Worst Moments of 2017

Three years ago, the outlook for transgender people in America was optimistic: Time Magazine announced the “Transgender Tipping Point” in May of 2014, as pop This article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: Transgender America: 10 Best and…

Comedian Iliza Shlesinger Sued Over Women-Only Comedy Show

A man has sued comedian Iliza Shlesinger, claiming her women-only comedy show, “Girls Night In,” violates California law prohibiting discrimination based on sex.  The defendant, George St. George, claims he and a friend bought $30…

American Pot: 5 Best Strains of 2017

Cannabis has had quite the year. Namely, companies learned the industry is hella lucrative – it’s a multi-billion dollar industry – and politicians gleaned This article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: American Pot: 5 Best Strains…

In Memoriam 2017: People We Lost This Year

2017 was a painful year for many reasons, for many people: Trump, politics and almost everything happening in Washington, D.C. Natural disasters. Acts of terrorism. Gun violence. An unearthed pandemic of sexual misconduct. Amid all…

20 Best Lists of 2017

The culture’s fascination with ranking things continues unabated – even in the first year of the Trump administration. Partly, that’s a product of wanting to escape, albeit briefly, from the horrors of this president by…