Manisha Krishnan

Manisha Krishnan is a senior writer at VICE Canada reporting on subjects such as the cannabis industry, guns, racism, and sexual violence against women. She also hosted World of VICE on VICELAND and several documentaries, including Fear and Loading: Women and Guns in America. She was nominated for a Canadian Screen Award for a weed legalization town hall she hosted featuring Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. 

Essays

I Thought Oktoberfest Would Suck, But Then I Remembered I’m a Trash Person

In theory I should have hated everything about the world’s largest beer festival, but somehow I thrived.
Manisha Krishnan
10.8.19
Weed

Seth Rogen Is Actually Doing Something About the War on Drugs

Rogen may be another white guy profiting off legal weed, but he tells VICE there's "no way" he can ignore prohibition's racist past.
Manisha Krishnan
9.19.19
Weed

What We Learned at the Opening of Toronto’s First Legal Weed Store

There was a Christian protester, a poorly thought out shirt slogan, and the owner doesn't smoke weed.
Manisha Krishnan
4.2.19
Canada

This Couple Found a ‘Game of Thrones’ Iron Throne Hidden in BC

You don’t need to tell Canada winter is coming.
Manisha Krishnan
3.28.19
Weed

I Went to a Weed Wedding Expo and Helped Stoners Plan Their Dream Wedding

Now that weed is legal, a lot of couples want it to be a part of their big day.
Manisha Krishnan
3.24.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Drake’s Dad Defends Jussie Smollett and R Kelly

Why tho?
Manisha Krishnan
3.4.19
Weed

Canadians Spent $1.6 Billion on Legal Weed in 2018: Report

The figure doubled from the year before.
Manisha Krishnan
1.16.19
Television

In ‘You,’ Netflix Makes Stalking Seem Pretty Charming

The new show tries its best to make the stalker sympathetic and the victim a cheating social climber.
Manisha Krishnan
1.7.19
Sticky

How the US Weed Edibles Scene Compares to Canada's

Canada is hungry for edibles while many US states are enjoying a tasty buzz.
Manisha Krishnan
Randy Robinson
12.19.18
Canada

Living On a Canadian Commune Has Made Me Hate the UK

"It's just work, pub, drugs, work, pub, drugs, and football."
Manisha Krishnan
12.10.18
Views My Own

I Joined an Anarchist Commune Expecting To Hate It, But Coming Home Sucked

Somewhere between confronting my fear of shit and planting shrooms on Poole's Land, my cynicism melted.
Manisha Krishnan
11.21.18
The Power and Privilege Issue

Meet the 17-Year-Old Boy Calling Out His Classmates for Objectifying Women

Noah Abraham is a leader in ManUp, an initiative that aims to get high school boys to reject toxic masculinity and to learn about sexual consent.
Manisha Krishnan
10.30.18
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