I know—I'm supposed to be embarrassed. Or at least that's what I think I'm supposed to be. People are embarrassed for me. My little sister introduced me at a party this past year by saying, "This is my brother Peter. He doesn't own a cell phone." Apparent…
According to Yalla founders Zadi Hobeika and Robert Tabet, the average Lebanese person isn't exactly comfortable when it comes to buying contraceptives. So, at a party in January of this year, the two came up with a remedy.
David Letterman announced he will be stepping down from The Late Show after his contract runs out in 2015. Comedians like Eric Andre, Laura Kightlinger, and Todd Glass reflected on what Dave meant to their careers.
A new exhibit at UCLA called Sinful Saints and Saintly Sinners plays on folk legends and the drug traffickers and impoverished citizens who rely on them as nonjudgmental sources of strength and protection.
Between 1990 and 1995 Dr. Strassman helped 60 patients enter the void and then documented their experiences at the University of New Mexico's School of Medicine. I contacted him to talk about DMT and the legalization of psychedelics in the United States.
Thanks to the adhesive powers of THC wax, potheads can basically stick anything together these days, which allows them to make insanely intricate shit that they can then light on fire and use to get high.
Two thousand years ago, the Roman Empire was the greatest power of the West, the New Testament was still being penned, and the Partari baobab tree was a young sapling in South Africa. Rachel Sussman has photographed this baobab, along with other really ol…
Comedian Reggie Watts took time away from filming season three of IFC's Comedy Bang Bang to talk to us about making love on shrooms, how to gracefully end a set, and the genius of Nikola Tesla. Yeah, it was a crazy interview.
April Fools' Day is traditionally a peaceful time of eating mayonnaised ham and tricking your spouse with fake gum, but many young people are using the holiday as an excuse to "rage" and "get turnt up," consuming a dangerous drink called "Foolio."
"They basically just film my foot as I'm running around with crutches, so it's pretty chill. They don't really care about your face or whatever; they're more interested in taking close-ups of your feet with the casts on."
"When I'm 84 all I'm gonna do is have sex. Dirty sweaty veiny old-people sex. With the most beautiful, highest-tech machines on the market. That's right, I got it all planned. It'll be the year 2040, and I'll have the hookup! I'll be getting me some old-m…
A story about teenagers smoking coffee grounds to get a legal high went viral yesterday. The reality is that ingesting caffeine this way makes you feel so miserable that, if anyone is actually doing this for fun, they're completely stupid.
Occasionally a spark of brilliance lights up the dark advertising hole of the internet, at least for a moment, and makes this ad-critiquing gig worthwhile. Here are some examples of things that did not make me want to poke out my eyes with a Dixie knife.
We are honored and humbled to be able to publish an excerpt from Family Life, Akhil Sharma's second novel. His first novel, An Obedient Father, won the PEN/Hemingway Award. He was a recipient of the Whiting prize and was one of the New Yo…