Reefer Movie Madness

Reefer Movie Madness Author Shirley Halperin
ISBN-10 9781613120163
Release 2011-02-04
Pages 336
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Reefer Movie Madness is the perfect follow-up to Halperin and Bloom’s big-selling Pot Culture. It’s the most extensive guide ever to movies for the stoner audience, a real market that has proven its mass appeal with the successful Harold and Kumar franchise and the Judd Apatow library (Pineapple Express, Superbad). In addition to entries on more than 420 films, there are contributions from well known actors, movie directors, musicians, and celebrities, including Jason Mraz, comedian Andy Milonakis, Snoop Dogg, Doug Benson, and Cheech & Chong. Reefer Movie Madness covers it all, from pot-fueled comedies and druggy dramas to sci-fi flicks and 1960s artifacts to documentaries, musicals, and blockbusters. With its colorful, easy-to-follow format and lots of eye-grabbing photos, sidebars (“Real Pot or Not? An On-Set Exposé”), lists (“DIY Inventions by Clever Movie Stoners”), and Q&As, Reefer Movie Madness is the guide­book that bong-hitting movie buffs have been longing for.

Cocaine Fiends and Reefer Madness

Cocaine Fiends and Reefer Madness Author Michael Starks
ISBN-10 9781579511890
Release 2015-04-28
Pages 380
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From the very beginning, filmmakers have struggled to free themselves from censorship and manipulation by special-interest groups, and this struggle is clearly evident in the history of drug films. Cocaine Fiends and Reefer Madness is an exhaustive exploration of the history of the depiction of psychoactive drugs in motion pictures from Thomas Edison's Opium Smoker (1894) to Cocaine Cowboys (1978), Included are over 400 silent and 1,000 sound films as well as nearly 500 drug-abuse films, 85 experimental films, and 135 television programs. More than 150 stills, most never before published and many extremely rare, illustrate the text. Arranged chronologically as well as by drug type and often by country, this book shows that, far from being a recent phenomenon, drug films were made in nearly every country and period that produced a significant body of films. Visit Edison's first film studio, reflect on the filmic consequences of Cocteau's opium addiction with Kenneth Anger's early experiences with magic mushrooms, see Charles Laughton smuggling cocaine inside a statute of the Buddha, and watch Douglas Fairbanks, Sr., consuming vast quantities of opium and cocaine in a World War I Sherlock Holmes parody.

Beyond the Stars

Beyond the Stars Author Paul Loukides
ISBN-10 0879726237
Release 1993-01-01
Pages 284
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This anthology deals with such diverse conventions as the treatment of food, the iconography of weapons, the paraphernalia of baseball, the uses of clothing, tools, and technologies, and the representation of art and print media within the world of film. The essays within this collection help to reveal how the objects in American movies reflect both the fixed and changeable cultural assumptions of film makers and film audiences.

Reefer Gladness

Reefer Gladness Author Michael Konik
ISBN-10 9781935396406
Release 2010
Pages 217
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Best-selling author Michael Konik abstained from using, or even trying marijuana until he was nearly 40. Then he went to Amsterdam. No longer able to dismiss pot as an herbal evil, he began to celebrate its salutary effects. Seven years later, Konik has penned an provocative and intelligent examination of America's most politically potent plant.

The Complete Idiot s Guide to Memes

The Complete Idiot s Guide to Memes Author Damon Brown
ISBN-10 9781101444047
Release 2010-10-05
Pages 336
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The ways of memes. Memes are "viruses of the mind" - symbols, ideas, or practices that are transmitted through speech, gestures, and rituals. Understanding how symbols like the peace sign or ad slogans like "Where's the beef?" or viral videos become part of our common culture has become a primary focus of sales and marketing companies across the globe. The Complete Idiot's Guide® to Memes explains how memes work, how they spread, and what memes tell us about how we make sense of our world. ?First book to cover all types of memes, including viral memes in the digital age ?Features the Most Influential Memes in History and the Ten Biggest Internet Memes

Weed n Whiskey Reefer Reefer Madness Mad Cow

Weed  n  Whiskey   Reefer  Reefer Madness   Mad Cow Author Ray Tempus
ISBN-10 9780977258758
Release 2008-06-01
Pages 110
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Weed n Whiskey Reefer Reefer Madness Mad Cow has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Weed n Whiskey Reefer Reefer Madness Mad Cow also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Weed n Whiskey Reefer Reefer Madness Mad Cow book for free.

The Collectible 70s

The Collectible  70s Author Michael Jay Goldberg
ISBN-10 9780873419864
Release 2001
Pages 201
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Break out your platform shoes and leisure suits--the '70s are back! All the great fads and fashions of that unforgettable decade are covered in this new full-colour guide. Over 30 collecting areas are covered including Music, Fashion, Disco, TV, Movies, Kitchenware and Kid's Stuff. Background histories are included for each collecting area as well as price listings for representative collectibles in each category.

Midnight movies

Midnight movies Author J. Hoberman
ISBN-10 STANFORD:36105005344788
Release 1983
Pages 338
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Midnight movies has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Midnight movies also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Midnight movies book for free.

Drugs in American Society An Encyclopedia of History Politics Culture and the Law 3 volumes

Drugs in American Society  An Encyclopedia of History  Politics  Culture  and the Law  3 volumes Author Nancy E. Marion
ISBN-10 9781610695961
Release 2014-12-16
Pages 1163
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Containing more than 450 entries, this easy-to-read encyclopedia provides concise information about the history of and recent trends in drug use and drug abuse in the United States—a societal problem with an estimated cost of $559 billion a year. • Contains more than 450 detailed entries on topics ranging from drugs themselves—such as alcohol, codeine, heroin, marijuana, and methamphetamines—to key individuals like Harry Anslinger to organizations such as the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) • Covers the latest developments in U.S. policies and public attitudes toward drugs and drug use • Provides citations with each entry to guide users to other valuable research resources • Features carefully selected primary documents—including excerpts from important laws, policies, and campaigns—that have shaped American drug policy over the decades

Reefer madness

Reefer madness Author Larry Sloman
ISBN-10 STANFORD:36105039471896
Release 1983-07
Pages 363
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Two reporters analyze the growing routine use of marijuana in America and the ensuing legal, educational, and religious controversies, by interviewing a variety of people who smoke marijuana


Skin Author Paul Raffer M.D.
ISBN-10 9781499053371
Release 2014-08-26
Pages 200
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A doctor is diagnosed with an incurable skin cancer. As he faces his mortality, and attempts to avoid it, his life parallels a New York family immediately recognizable as having a common thread with him. The doctor was adopted and has no known siblings or relatives. The doctor is offered an experimental stem cell transplant protocol and he matches someone from the international stem cell bank. The reader is led through the preparation for and the actual stem cell transplantation as seen through the eyes of an experienced physician, with detailed treatments and unexpected side effects. The reader will tour the cutting edge of cancer treatment at one of the world’s great institutions, and its effect on two families separated by 3000 miles. Adoption and its psychological legacy color the emotional roller coaster of stem cell treatments. It’s a story of two families, touched by and brought together by cancer.

Home Grown

Home Grown Author Isaac Campos
ISBN-10 9780807882689
Release 2012-04-23
Pages 344
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Historian Isaac Campos combines wide-ranging archival research with the latest scholarship on the social and cultural dimensions of drug-related behavior in this telling of marijuana's remarkable history in Mexico. Introduced in the sixteenth century by the Spanish, cannabis came to Mexico as an industrial fiber and symbol of European empire. But, Campos demonstrates, as it gradually spread to indigenous pharmacopoeias, then prisons and soldiers' barracks, it took on both a Mexican name--marijuana--and identity as a quintessentially "Mexican" drug. A century ago, Mexicans believed that marijuana could instantly trigger madness and violence in its users, and the drug was outlawed nationwide in 1920. Home Grown thus traces the deep roots of the antidrug ideology and prohibitionist policies that anchor the drug-war violence that engulfs Mexico today. Campos also counters the standard narrative of modern drug wars, which casts global drug prohibition as a sort of informal American cultural colonization. Instead, he argues, Mexican ideas were the foundation for notions of "reefer madness" in the United States. This book is an indispensable guide for anyone who hopes to understand the deep and complex origins of marijuana's controversial place in North American history.


Playbill Author
ISBN-10 STANFORD:36105112362608
Release 2001
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Playbill has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Playbill also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Playbill book for free.

American film distribution

American film distribution Author Suzanne Mary Donahue
ISBN-10 0835717763
Release 1987
Pages 385
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CD ROMs in Print

CD ROMs in Print Author
ISBN-10 STANFORD:36105112739771
Release 2003
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CD ROMs in Print has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from CD ROMs in Print also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full CD ROMs in Print book for free.

Marijuana Legalization

Marijuana Legalization Author Jonathan P. Caulkins
ISBN-10 9780199942886
Release 2012-06-14
Pages 288
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Should marijuana be legalized? The latest Gallup poll reports that exactly half of Americans say "yes"; opinion couldn't be more evenly divided. Marijuana is forbidden by international treaties and by national and local laws across the globe. But those laws are under challenge in several countries. In the U.S., there is no short-term prospect for changes in federal law, but sixteen states allow medical use and recent initiatives to legalize production and non-medical use garnered more than 40% support in four states. California's Proposition 19 nearly passed in 2010, and multiple states are expected to consider similar measures in the years to come. The debate and media coverage surrounding Proposition 19 reflected profound confusion, both about the current state of the world and about the likely effects of changes in the law. In addition, not all supporters of "legalization" agree on what it is they want to legalize: Just using marijuana? Growing it? Selling it? Advertising it? If sales are to be legal, what regulations and taxes should apply? Different forms of legalization might have very different results. Marijuana Legalization: What Everyone Needs to Know? will provide readers with a non-partisan primer about the topic, covering everything from the risks and benefits of using marijuana, to describing the current laws around the drug in the U.S. and abroad. The authors discuss the likely costs and benefits of legalization at the state and national levels and walk readers through the "middle ground" of policy options between prohibition and commercialized production. The authors also consider how marijuana legalization could personally impact parents, heavy users, medical users, drug traffickers, and employers. What Everyone Needs to Know? is a registered trademark of Oxford University Press.

Reefer madness

Reefer madness Author Eric Schlosser
ISBN-10 140256385X
Release 2003
Pages 499
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Reports on America's "shadow" economy of illegal drugs, pornography, and illegal migrant workers, arguing that these underground industries continue to grow with government intervention.