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 bold political activist and outlaw drug smuggler, High Times has been a innovative enterprise correct from the beginning. offering alternative political remark and unabashed enthusiasm for hashish, LSD, and psychedelic mushrooms, the confirmed luck and endurance of the journal all through the years has cemented its popularity because the world's most effective 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 precise. High occasions: A 40-Year heritage of the World's Most Infamous Magazine celebrates this awesome journal with a collection of the greater than 420 covers—some remarkable, a few ridiculous and a few hilarious—that showcase the evolution of the counterculture, complimented through incisive new essays from present High Times editors contextualizing the historical past of this specified publication.

Arranged by means of decade, High instances: A 40-Year History of the World's Most Infamous Magazine displays the evolution of the booklet itself, from a revolutionary counterculture bible for a turning out 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 creation 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 publication, the colourful pages are full of gorgeous pictures that experience captured marijuana's largest moments and encouraged the goals of generations of hedonists looking for the correct excessive.

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