Stoner is a freewheeling conversation that often starts with "when was the first time you ever smoked weed?" and can end up anywhere. Guests range from artists to musicians to those working in the marijuana economy. Host Aaron Lammer is also the co-host of the Longform Podcast and has co-written songs with Francis and the Lights for artists like Chance the Rapper and Drake.
SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT + Francis Starlite Rerun
Stoner is taking a hiatus so I can write a book for Ten Speed based on this podcast! Gonna re-run some of my favorite Season 1 episodes over the holidays, then back with new episodes in 2019 after the book is turned in.
Episode 42: Ross Simonini, writer and artist
Ross Simonini is the the author of The Book of Formation and the longtime interviews editor of The Believer. We talked about touring in bands, cults, and self-restrictions.
Episode 41: Elise McDonough, author of Bong Appétit
Elise McDonough is the author of *Bong Appétit* and *The High Times Cannabis Cookbook.* She lives in Santa Cruz.
Episode 40: Matt Taibbi, co-writer of The Business Secrets of Drug Dealing
Matt Taibbi discovered a longtime acquaintance had a secret life as a marijuana kingpin, sending product all over the United States in car trunks. With his anonymous co-author, he collaborated on 'The Business Secrets of Drug Dealing,' an intimate and detailed account of the business of grey legal marijuana.
Episode 39: Ann Friedman, co-host of 'Call Your Girlfriend'
Ann Friedman is a longtime "casual but committed " marijuana fan and a writer in Los Angeles. She co-hosts Call Your Girlfriend with previous Stoner guest Aminatou Sow.
Episode 38: Peter Watts, author of Altered States: The Library of Julio Santo Domingo
Peter Watts discusses the life and collections of Julio Santo Domingo who filled his homes and warehouses with the world’s largest private collection related to the subjects of drugs, sex, magic, and rock and roll.
Brilliant but ahead of its time.
Even how much has shifted culturally in the last two years feel puts this podcast in a different place now. Brilliant, funny, insightful episodes. Wish was still around
Great info. Perfect interviews! Highly recommend.
Listen for: Smiles, fantasies, happy dances
Love this podcast. It's a great mix of information about the cannabis industry, entrepreneurship, artistry, creativity, and sharing joyful experiences. I'm a happier person at the end of every listen. You could be too... if you subscribe to Stoner. 😍🌱💨