The VICE Guide to Right Now Podcast

Behind the Scenes of VICE's New Documentary on Legalizing Weed in Lebanon

We talk to host and producer Rony Karkar about 'Lebanon's Green Gold: The Debate to Legalize Cannabis.'
VICE Staff

A Tribute To All The Soccer Players Busted For Smoking Weed

From Chris Armstrong to Roberto Mancini, David Hillier to Lee Bowyer, there have been many footballers who have enjoyed a toke. Inevitably, some of them have been caught along the way.
Will Magee

Inside the Moroccan Cafe Where the Rolling Stones Got Stoned

Cafe Baba—a hole in the wall in Tangier where locals come to drink mint tea and smoke kief—is legendary not for what it serves but rather for who it's served.
Daniel Shkolnik

A Page on Hashish Prompts Russia to Block, Then Unblock Wikipedia

Russia continues its weird online war on drugs.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai

I Drank Cannabis Coffee with Seattle Baristas

I visited a self-described "lifestyle boutique" in Seattle to sample weed-infused bulletproof coffee, a beverage that baristas assured me would "offset caffeine with just a little bit of THC" to achieve a synergistic effect.
Alex Mierjeski

Billy Hayes Talks About Visiting Istanbul After Being the Most Hated Man in Turkey

The New Yorker became famous in the 70s for 'Midnight Express,' his autobiographical account of escaping from a decrepit Turkish prison after getting caught with two kilos of hash.
Lance Scott Walker

It Takes Submarines, Hashish, and Volcanic Rocks to Make a Good Beer

Garage Project is a New Zealand company that pushes the envelope with every batch of beer—counting superheated volcanic rocks, submarines, and hashish made from hops among their brew-making toolkit.
Tim Jesudason
Tao of Terence

Psychedelic Drugs, Art, Music, and Other Drugs: An Interview with Finn McKenna

I talked to Terence McKenna's son, Finn, about a wide range of topics including LSD, H.P. Lovecraft, London, visionary art, and "a revolutionary musical video game that will immerse players in a psychedelic experience."
Tao Lin

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

I Went on a Hash-Making Holiday in Northern Morocco

Morocco is said to produce nearly half of the world's hashish, and it's estimated that around 800,000 Moroccans work in the industry. For this and many more reasons, the country is toying with the idea of legalization.
James Tennent

Afghanistan's Carpet Loomers Are Feeding Their Kids Hashish

Poverty drives both the carpet and drug business. Husbands tend to be farmers, working long hours in the fields. The only income opportunity for women, who are not able to work anywhere but their homes, is carpet making. But who takes care of the...
Kevin Sites
Popping the Marks

Michael Muhammad Knight vs. Hamza Yusuf

Over the past few weeks, I’ve had to spend a lot of time thinking about Hamza Yusuf. In a recent academic article, Mahdi Tourage places Hamza Yusuf and myself at opposite ends on the spectrum of white male converts: Yusuf represented the shining white...
Michael Muhammad Knight