David Bienenstock

comedy

Bob Saget Helped Me Prepare for My Stand-Up Debut

Who better to give me some pointers than a man who's been in the biz for more than forty years?
David Bienenstock
11.20.17
Podcasts

How Podcasting Became Hollywood's Latest Obsession

Once the exclusive domain of techies and Trekkies, podcasting has grown into a culture-defining medium, a hot play for investors, and the entertainment industry's newest hunting ground for content and creators.
David Bienenstock
9.8.17
Film

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

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
The Festival Harm Reduction Project

6 Steps for Helping a Friend Through a Bad Psychedelic Trip

Start by not calling it a "bad trip."
David Bienenstock
5.16.17
Weed Week

Sigur Rós Had a Weird Sound Bath Party For Their Weed Gumdrops

Beds, dancers in transparent robes, and an original ambient score were involved.
David Bienenstock
4.20.17
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
4.18.17
Weed Week

How the IRS Screws Legal Weed Businesses

The IRS targets legal cannabis businesses. Now the industry is fighting back.
David Bienenstock
4.17.17
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
4.11.16
Stuff

Are California's Small-Scale Pot Growers About to Get Screwed by the State?

We caught up with Steve DeAngelo, the head of the nation's largest medical marijuana dispensary, to see how the state's new legislation will affect the fate of farmers already struggling to survive.
David Bienenstock
3.29.16
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
2.29.16
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