Based in 1974 through an bold political activist and outlaw drug smuggler, High Times has been a innovative enterprise correct from the beginning. supplying 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 most excellent countercultural publication.
In the Seventies, each reader dreamed of an afternoon whilst criminal pot will be offered in retail stores, and now—just in time for High Times' fortieth anniversary—it turns out that dream could ultimately be coming real. High occasions: A 40-Year background of the World's Most Infamous Magazine celebrates this extraordinary journal with a collection of the greater than 420 covers—some marvelous, a few ridiculous and a few hilarious—that showcase the evolution of the counterculture, complimented by means of incisive new essays from present High Times editors contextualizing the heritage of this distinctive publication.
Arranged via 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 transforming into neighborhood of antiauthoritarian rebels to a longtime journal conserving velocity with the exponential progress of the cannabis industry and legitimization of the therapeutic herb. A funny advent by means of 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 wonderful photographs that experience captured marijuana's greatest moments and encouraged the desires of generations of hedonists looking for the appropriate excessive.