Ben Parr, the author of “Captivology: The Science of Capturing People’s Attention,” talks selective attention, why some video games are more addictive than others and the deeper connection between gaming and weed.
Pot and video games have separately been shown to be addictive to the right kind of personality. They press our pleasure buttons and give us a sense of euphoria and achievement, of high excitement with low stakes. So is there an inherently higher danger of addiction when combining the two?
Just because you’re paranoid doesn’t mean they’re not after you: Why multiplayer online gaming is insufferable when you’re stoned. Playing Titanfall or Call of Duty or Red Dead Redemption online is like hanging out with a bunch of testosterone-fueled children I’d never want to be around in real life.
Fans of the weed-friendly Comedy Central breakout series “Broad City” know that Ilana Glazer frequently plays the fool to Abbi Jacobson’s more responsible, put-upon straight-woman. But the cannabis-loving comedian and writer goes even further in her web series “Chronic Gamer Girl.”
Want to avoid the most common hand and wrist video game injuries caused by hours of nonstop gaming? Dr. Levi Harrison, a.k.a. “The Gamer’s Doctor” has you covered. He discusses common maladies and offers tips for preventing injury.
Reaching the end of a video game provides an epiphany, but upon further review, was it just the weed, or was it something intrinsic to the game itself?
We are living in a golden age of video games and weed. Need proof? Games are more popular, awesome and accessible than they’ve ever been, thanks to ever-improving technology, the rise of indie gaming and the tablet/smartphone revolution. And weed? Well, that’s why you’re here, isn’t it?
A billboard resembling a cross between a giant joint and a mangled car in downtown Denver is part of a statewide effort against smoking marijuana and driving.
Three Colorado events this weekend with stoney potential: Denver Arts Week; Horrorhouse Fest Pinball Tournament of Death; and Denver Bacon and Beer Festival.
Smoker Supply Kit: Clubbing, rock shows or just hitting the pub? Pack this essential weed gear for a high night on the town.
Just two months after Minnesota launched its medical marijuana program, some patients turned off by high costs say they are back to buying the drug illegally because it’s the only way they can afford it.
Here are the Top Five things you do while you’re high that stoners hate — a.k.a. The Top Five ways to get you voted off of the proverbial stoner island:
Give high scores this holiday season with these weed gifts for gamers.
Getting the perfect gift for somebody is a bit of an art, and weed gifts are trickier than most. Here’s a handy collection of gift guides for cannabis consumers.
‘This marijuana is not like the old marijuana’: A closer look at the THC potency trend in California cannabis.
Is the stoner stereotype of a bong next to a video game controller played out? A discussion on the Cannabist Show about marijuana and video games.
A Nebraska woman who testified that her home was a temple for religious use of marijuana has been convicted of four drug charges.
The mainstream cannabis culture gap may be bridged by NBC next year when “Buds,” a comedy set in a Colorado pot dispensary, is likely to be picked up. This would be the first mainstream, prime-time broadcast network scripted series to tackle legal pot head on.
Former Gov. Pat Quinn’s aides prepared lists of businesses that were to receive lucrative medical marijuana licenses in Illinois, but he did not act to issue them before leaving office, prolonging the wait for patients seeking relief, newly released documents show.
Ilana Glazer and Abbi Jacobson of the comedy show “Broad City” have recorded a weed-happy love letter to Denver ahead of their Nov. 21 tour stop. They promise to hook us up, make us laugh and perform a romantic evening of comedy for all. (Tall orders, ladies, but we have a feeling you’ll come through.)
Insult comedy is alive and well in stand-up, but few comics do it as harshly and effectively as Jeff Ross. We caught up with the noted cannabis lover before his “Jeff Ross Roasts You” show in Boulder to talk put-downs, pot and more.
In 2016, the rate of pedestrian fatalities per 100,000 people was the highest since 1998, a new report by the Governors Highway Safety Association finds.
The reveal is a major step toward getting the drug to qualifying patients after residents approved a state constitutional amendment in 2016 that legalizes medical cannabis.
Of the 185 applications, 131 were disqualified, mostly for not meeting a minimum score in one or several parts of the application.