Based in 1974 via an formidable political activist and outlaw drug smuggler, High Times has been a progressive enterprise correct from the beginning. offering alternative political remark and unabashed enthusiasm for hashish, LSD, and psychedelic mushrooms, the confirmed good fortune and endurance of the journal all through the years has cemented its recognition because the world's most popular countercultural publication.
In the Seventies, each reader dreamed of an afternoon while criminal pot will be bought in retail stores, and now—just in time for High Times' fortieth anniversary—it turns out that dream could ultimately be coming actual. High occasions: A 40-Year historical past of the World's Most Infamous Magazine celebrates this awesome journal with a collection of the greater than 420 covers—some incredible, a few ridiculous and a few hilarious—that showcase the evolution of the counterculture, complimented via incisive new essays from present High Times editors contextualizing the background of this particular publication.
Arranged via decade, High occasions: A 40-Year History of the World's Most Infamous Magazine displays the evolution of the booklet itself, from a revolutionary counterculture bible for a transforming into neighborhood of antiauthoritarian rebels to a longtime journal holding speed with the exponential progress of the cannabis industry and legitimization of the therapeutic herb. A funny creation through comedian Tommy Chong—who has been on extra covers of High Times than anyone—kicks off this celebratory tome. provided as a lavish coffee-table e-book, the colourful pages are full of gorgeous photos that experience captured marijuana's greatest moments and encouraged the desires of generations of hedonists looking for the fitting excessive.