It's Just A Plant


A kiddie book about marijuana. My favorite page was 10. It has the illustration above and the text:

Dr. Eden had a very colorful office.

The receptionist told Jackie and her mother that they could come right in.

Goddamn hippies. Aaron dragged me to the anniversary screening of Spielberg's Poltergeist last week. I'd never seen it; and it was amusing enough. It's always uplifting to see small children dragged screaming into an Ent. But what struck me the most was how a movie in 1982 could show a middle class American family where the parents smoke pot as casually as they drank coffee. How did we get so unhinged on the subject only two decades later?

Oh, and speaking of kiddie books, have you met Brasco, the Jewish, gun-toting bear?