David Bienenstock

Drugs

6 Steps for Helping a Friend Through a Bad Psychedelic Trip

Start by not calling it a "bad trip."
David Bienenstock
4.30.18
Film

To Play Snoop Dogg in a Movie, You've Got to Smoke His Favourite Strain of Weed

Actor Jarrett Ellis employed some unique methods to get into character for his role in the new Tupac Shakur biopic, 'All Eyez on Me'.
David Bienenstock
6.16.17
Weed Week

These Bongs Are High Art in More Than One Way

An exhibition examines the fancy pipes and bongs of Bob Snodgrass, the "Godfather of Glass," and the legions of artists he inspired.
David Bienenstock
4.19.17
Bong Appetit

The Real 'Penny Lane' Has Moved From Sowing Oats to Farming Wild Rice

Decades after retiring from professionally partying with famous rockstars, 'Penny Lane' maintains a Sauvie Island farm inherited from her parents, where her new passion is wild rice.
David Bienenstock
6.27.16
Stuff

Why I Threw an Underground NYC Weed Party and Invited the Press

To celebrate the release of his book 'How to Smoke Pot (Properly): A Highbrow Guide to Getting High,' author David Bienenstock threw a legally questionable pot party.
David Bienenstock
4.20.16
Stuff

A Bong of One's Own: A Brief History of Women and Weed

Exploring the hidden, 4,000-year history of ganja goddesses and woman plant healers at the root of today's cannabis movement.
David Bienenstock
4.12.16
Stuff

Are We (Finally) About to Start Studying Marijuana as a Treatment for PTSD?

An interview with medical marijuana researcher Dr. Sue Sisley.
David Bienenstock
3.9.16
Stuff

​How (and Why) Your Brain Makes Its Own Cannabinoids

A crash course on the endocannabinoid system in preparation of the premier of 'Weediquette.'
David Bienenstock
3.1.16
Stuff

The Trailer Park Boys Talk Pot, Kittens and Their Show's Ninth Season

The new season of Trailer Park Boys kicks off tomorrow, so I linked up with the dope-slanging Canadians to talk about everything from weed legalisation to their deal with Netflix.
David Bienenstock
3.27.15
Weed

Cannabis-Infused Bulletproof Coffee Would Make Balzac Proud

In the 1840s, a group of Parisian intellectuals used to gather to drink hashish-spiked coffee and fuel their creative minds. Why not update that little ritual by blending the biohacker's favorite drink—Bulletproof Coffee—with cannabutter?
David Bienenstock
8.28.14
Stuff

Growing Greener Grass

Your environmentally unfriendly weed is bad and you should feel bad.
David Bienenstock
8.16.14
Stuff

The Creators of 'High Maintenance' Are Stoned and Eating All the Snacks in Vimeo's Office

And they have a shitload of snacks.
David Bienenstock
8.7.14
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