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 via an formidable political activist and outlaw drug smuggler, High Times has been a progressive enterprise correct from the beginning. delivering alternative political observation 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 premiere countercultural publication.

In the Seventies, each reader dreamed of an afternoon whilst felony pot will be offered in retail stores, and now—just in time for High Times' fortieth anniversary—it turns out that dream could eventually be coming real. High instances: A 40-Year historical past of the World's Most Infamous Magazine celebrates this awesome journal with a collection of the greater than 420 covers—some outstanding, a few ridiculous and a few hilarious—that showcase the evolution of the counterculture, complimented via incisive new essays from present High Times editors contextualizing the heritage of this certain publication.

Arranged by way of decade, High occasions: A 40-Year History of the World's Most Infamous Magazine displays the evolution of the ebook itself, from a revolutionary counterculture bible for a growing to be neighborhood of antiauthoritarian rebels to a longtime journal maintaining velocity with the exponential progress of the cannabis industry and legitimization of the therapeutic herb. A funny advent via comedian Tommy Chong—who has been on extra covers of High Times than anyone—kicks off this celebratory tome. provided as a lavish coffee-table ebook, the colourful pages are filled with gorgeous photos that experience captured marijuana's greatest moments and encouraged the desires of generations of hedonists looking for the right excessive.

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