Michelle Lhooq

Michelle Lhooq is the Features Editor at THUMP. 

Drugs

Getting 'California Sober' Showed Me a Kinder, Gentler Way to Do Drugs

When I quit every substance except weed and psychedelics, I could still party and expand my mind, but without the selfishness and addiction.
Michelle Lhooq
4.29.19
Gifts

10 Casually Sexy Gifts for Your Cuffing Season Partner

A little something for your friend with benefits, that benefits you too.
Michelle Lhooq
12.14.18
Broadly

The Best Weed Gifts of 2018 from Women-Run Brands

Soothing balms, a home infusion kit, and even a healing stick for period pain are the hottest items weed-lovers are buying.
Michelle Lhooq
11.21.18
Life

What I Learned at an Expo About Women, Weed, and Politics

A day of politically-charged discussion between women about weed, wellness, and the never-ending terror of the news cycle.
Michelle Lhooq
10.4.18
Singapore

"Modern Singaporean" Cuisine Is Giving Nasi Lemak New Life

Two wildly different approaches to reinventing a much-loved local dish.
Michelle Lhooq
2.7.18
Thump

Techno-Punks Are Throwing the Sickest Raves in Singapore

In the face their country's legal hurdles, the progressive crew behind Horizon99 are helping to reignite country's appetite for experimental dance music.
Michelle Lhooq
2.2.18
we saw this

I Did Zumba with Jason Derulo and It Was Some Classic LA Bullshit

Maybe both zumba and Jason Derulo are played out, but we did this anyway.
Michelle Lhooq
1.30.18
Weed

I Tried Weed-Enhanced Korean Face Masks to Make My Skin Chill the Hell Out

Turns out, putting weed on your face is dope.
Michelle Lhooq
1.4.18
Festivals 2017

Iggy Pop Is a Middle Finger to Mortality

That Iggy is still playing shows to rave reviews all over the world is a giant “fuck you”: to common sense, the laws of physics, and everything you were told about drugs in school.
Michelle Lhooq
10.19.17
The THUMP Harm Reduction Project

How Worried Should We Be About Fentanyl-Laced Cocaine?

Experts discuss whether the dangerous opioid is really as widespread as recent media reports claim.
Michelle Lhooq
7.19.17
Features

NYC Is Reaching Peak European Techno

The arrival of German institutions like HYTE could be a sign of what's to come.
Michelle Lhooq
7.6.17
Features

The Family That Raves Together, Stays Together

Kevin Saunderson and his sons Dantiez and DaMarii are Detroit techno's first family.
Michelle Lhooq
6.7.17
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