High Times: A 40-Year History of the World's Most Infamous Magazine

High Times: A 40-Year History of the World's Most Infamous Magazine


based in 1974 by means of an formidable political activist and outlaw drug smuggler, High Times has been a progressive enterprise correct from the beginning. delivering alternative political statement and unabashed enthusiasm for hashish, LSD, and psychedelic mushrooms, the confirmed luck and endurance of the journal all through the years has cemented its recognition because the world's finest countercultural publication.

In the Nineteen Seventies, each reader dreamed of an afternoon whilst criminal pot will be bought in retail stores, and now—just in time for High Times' fortieth anniversary—it turns out that dream could ultimately be coming precise. High occasions: A 40-Year background of the World's Most Infamous Magazine celebrates this impressive journal with a collection of the greater than 420 covers—some awesome, a few ridiculous and a few hilarious—that showcase the evolution of the counterculture, complimented by way of incisive new essays from present High Times editors contextualizing the historical past of this detailed publication.

Arranged by means of decade, High instances: A 40-Year History of the World's Most Infamous Magazine displays the evolution of the e-book itself, from a revolutionary counterculture bible for a becoming group of antiauthoritarian rebels to a longtime journal holding speed with the exponential progress of the cannabis industry and legitimization of the therapeutic herb. A funny creation by means of comedian Tommy Chong—who has been on extra covers of High Times than anyone—kicks off this celebratory tome. awarded as a lavish coffee-table e-book, the colourful pages are filled with lovely photos that experience captured marijuana's greatest moments and encouraged the goals of generations of hedonists looking for the precise excessive.

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