Pure Green Plays Crucial Role In High Times’ Debut Oregon Cannabis Cup

By now, you may already know that High Times is hosting the inaugural Oregon Cannabis Cup. What you may not know, however, is that one of Oregon’s original licensed dispensaries is also behind the groundbreaking, highly-anticipated event happening at Portland’s North Warehouse on October 26. An innovative cannabis brand in the heart of Portland’s famous […]

MedMen Backs Out Of Huge Deal To Buy PharmaCann

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Marijuana stocks have come down hard from their highs a year ago, and the skid isn’t just spooking investors. On Tuesday, MedMen Enterprises Inc., which sells legal cannabis in California and 11 other states, backed out of a blockbuster deal to buy PharmaCann, a Chicago-based marijuana company with operations in eight […]

Kardashian Kloset Catapults the Famous Family Into the Resale Industry

Today, in the ultimate closet purge, the Kardashian clan began selling lightly used and never worn outfits and accessories to fans. Starting at noon Eastern time today, visitors to KardashianKloset.com could pony up for some of the finery seen on the show as well as other personal items. Sold tags quickly popped up on a […]

What to Watch This Weekend In Theaters and On Demand, From ‘Joker’ to ‘Low Tide’

Pain and Glory —which refracts Almodóvar’s childhood memories back across his illustrious career—is one of the director’s most personal ventures, a sort of “autofiction” that places Antonio Banderas in the role of an aging, ailing Spanish director. But it’s surprisingly one of his more accessible films, too, and a generous one in its articulation of […]

Hong Kong’s Mask Ban Pits Anonymity Against the Surveillance State

Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam’s decision Friday to ban face masks as a tool to fight the city’s escalating clashes between marchers and police sets a protest movement bent on anonymity against the most sophisticated surveillance state in the world. For Hong Kong’s anti-government protestors, who originally took to the streets four months ago […]

M. Night Shyamalan Says Apple TV+ Series ‘Servant’ Presented New Opportunities

M. Night Shyamalan said teaming up with Apple on his latest project, the 10-episode psychological thriller series Servant, was an attractive prospect due to a shared minimalist aesthetic with the company, as well as the chance to help define its soon-to-launch streaming service. Noting that viewers now consume content differently, the filmmaker known for horror […]

James Franco’s Ex-Students Sue, Alleging Sexual Exploitation

Two actresses sued James Franco and the acting and film school he founded Thursday, saying he intimidated his students into gratuitous and exploitative sexual situations far beyond those acceptable on Hollywood film sets. Sarah Tither-Kaplan and Toni Gaal, former students at the actor’s now-closed Studio 4, said in the lawsuit filed in Los Angeles Superior […]