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The Marijuana Chronicles Audiobook

The Marijuana Chronicles

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Featuring brand-new stories, poems, prose, and graphics by: Lee Child, Joyce Carol Oates, Linda Yablonsky, Jonathan Santlofer, Abraham Rodriguez, Dean Haspiel, Maggie Estep, Bob Holman, Cheryl Lu-Lien Tan, Amanda Stern, Jan Heller Levi, Josh Gilbert, Edward M. Gmez, Raymond Mungo, Rachel Shteir, Philip Spitzer, and Thad Ziolkowski.

From the introduction by Jonathan Santlofer: "Like film, literature has been no stranger to marijuana and hashish, going back to Charles Baudelaire's 1860 Artificial Paradises, in which the French poet not only describes the effects of hashish but postulates it could be an aid in creating an ideal world. The pleasures, pains, and complexities of marijuana are more than hinted at in works by William S. Burroughs, Jack Kerouac, Allen Ginsberg, Henry Miller, Hunter S. Thompson, and Thomas Pynchon, to name just a few, and I hope this anthology will add to that legacy and keep the flame of pot literature burning bright...

"This diverse group of writers, poets, and artists makes it clear that there is no one point of view here. Each of them approaches the idea of marijuana with the sharp eye of an observer, anthropologist, and artist, and expands upon it. Some writing projects are difficult; this one was smooth and mellow and a continual pleasure... I hope you will sit back, relax, and enjoy these wide-ranging tales of the most debated and discussed drug of our time. Though, according to former California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger, 'That is not a drug, it's a leaf.'"

The full list of narrators includes: Scott Brick, Jonathan Santlofer, Elizabeth Evans, Oliver Wyman, Allyson Johnson, Karen White, Kevin Free, Joe Barrett, Christina Delaine, David Ledoux, Johnny Heller, Scott Aiello, Dick Hill, Erin Moon, and Jennifer Van Dyck.

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    some great readers ... wow, Scott Brick... but stories mostly boring. A few, like the medical marijuana one told from standpoint of a sufferer of a chronic disease, were excellent. Most were stupid, like the one about the documentary and lawsuit. Or about carrying pot aboard a commercial air flight.

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