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Drinking more booze during quarantine?

“They don’t call it THC for nothing...The Hangover Cure,” a Reddit user once posted in a thread titled “Anybody Else Find Weed Super Useful for a Hangover?”

Aside from being a goldmine of great quotes, Reddit offers a bountiful harvest of information on important topics like how weed is a great way to cure that gnarly...

Weird weed: The strangest strain names

One of the best parts of the weed industry is hearing all the creative names people come up with when developing new strains. There are strains named after musicians, celebrities, as well as plenty of puns — there’s plenty of weirdness out there.

During our time of covering weed, we’ve come across plenty of strange...

These Colorado cold case murders were solved using genetic genealogy

Warning: This story includes descriptions of violence and sexual assault against women and children.“Hi. I’m Linda O’Keefe (or Linda ANN O’Keefe, if I’m in trouble with my mom). Forty-five years ago today, I disappeared from Newport Beach. I was murdered and my body was found in the Back...

Five true-crime podcasts to put on your radar this summer

These days, it seems nearly impossible to keep up with the thousands of podcasts that continue popping up. Since podcasts are especially popular among true-crime fans, it can feel like mystery Whac-A-Mole galore. We feel it too and thus have narrowed down the search for some truly harrowing podcasts that have recently made...

Joe Exotic’s infamous tigers are now chilling in Colorado

Right about now it’s fair to say we’re all living under a proverbial rock while void of social interaction. But, if at this point you haven’t heard of Netflix’s docuseries “Tiger King: Murder, Mayhem and Madness,” you’re living under a rock, under a rock — and maybe even another rock.

In any case, “Tiger King” is the...

Cure your self-quarantine boredom with these virtual cannabis hangouts and classes

One of the worst parts of social distancing and quarantine during COVID-19 is the boredom. OK, it’s definitely not worse than the economic spiral or the death toll that coronavirus has inflicted, but it’s up there.

Right now would be the perfect time to invest in some new interests and connections, particularly in the...

Ska Brewing hard seltzers should be a virtual happy hour staple during the COVID-19 crisis

One of the many staples of the coronavirus experience is virtual happy hours. If you’re not doing them already, please start living your best life and get on it. It’s a great way to feel like you’re hanging out with friends and to show off whatever happens to be in your sad coffee mug that evening — be it wine or just...

Will coronavirus be the tipping point for Colorado approving weed deliveries?

We’re lucky enough to live in a time where technology and businesses are focused on convenience and are making social isolation due to the coronavirus a bit easier on the brain. Unfortunately, a lot of legislation (on all levels of government) is a bit behind the times, and it’s safe to say that it’s biting us in the ass hard...

Keep the local suds alive during the pandemic

Some of the most American headlines you’ll ever see have come out of the COVID-19 crisis.

“Liquor, marijuana, and guns are also popular among coronavirus hoarders,” one LA Times headline read.

“Jared Leto emerges from 12-day desert meditation to find coronavirus pandemic,” many news outlets reported.

We...

A mental health survival guide for COVID-19

You’re probably a wee bit sick of hearing about COVID-19 (aka coronavirus) at this point and truth be told so are we. But since literally everything is shutting down, everyone is working from home, and life as we know it has been canceled until further notice, there’s really no getting around it.

In the name of being a...

Wake and bake your way through these Southwest Colorado bud and breakfasts

One of the best parts of taking a trip somewhere is the chance to relax and get away from the hustle and bustle of routine. As good citizens of the green state of Colorado, I think, or at least HOPE, we can all agree that one of the best ways to relax is by smoking doobies. That’s right – we’re taking a hard...

Your cat is definitely going to eat your body after you die

You’ve spent years, maybe even decades giving the best care to your feline. You’ve fed them, cleaned them, taken them to the vet, bought them toys, pet them ceaselessly, and forgave them time and time again for being an asshole.

Then, one day, you’re eating a sandwich for lunch at your kitchen table. A chunk of it gets...

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