Bookshots: 'Getting Off' by Jonathan Reiss

Bookshots: 'Getting Off' by Jonathan Reiss

Review by Ed Sikov
A review of Jonathan Reiss's first novel.
Cannabis Cookbooks Go Mainstream

Cannabis Cookbooks Go Mainstream

News by Raine Winters
Now you can enjoy your high Martha Stewart style!

Writing Lessons from the Dead: Hunter S. Thompson

Column by Max Booth III September 30, 2014 (5) comments
Max turns to drugs to inspire his creative side.

On Weed: Should Writers Write While High?

Column by Peter Derk September 12, 2014 (10) comments
Does weed help the writing process? Let's find out.
Lee Child is a Dope Smoker

Smoke Weed Every Day: Lee Child Writes Stoned

News by Dean Fetzer August 19, 2013 (13) comments
In a shock confession, the author of the Jack Reacher series admits to “smoking weed for 44 years, five nights a week” — and “keeps his writing razor-sharp by working while high”.

10 Big-Time Literary Druggies

Column by Ed Sikov April 5, 2013 (25) comments
An acid trip down memory lane: writers who achieved fame and fortune as (mostly) unrepentant drug users.

LURID: Bad Trips - Ten Novels With Serious Drug Psychosis

Column by Karina Wilson June 22, 2012 (15) comments
Despite the novelty of bath salts headlines, substance-induced psychosis is nothing new. Here's the Lurid Top Ten pick of the most nerve-jangling drug addiction stories from the last 200 years
$70,000 Worth Of Marijuana Mailed To St. Martin's Press

The Mysterious Case Of The $70,000 Worth Of Marijuana Someone Mailed To St. Martin's Press

News by Rob Hart March 21, 2012 (2) comments
Someone tried to mail 11 pounds of marijuana to a fictional employee at St. Martin's Press. No one seems to know why.