Episode 141: The legend of Jack Herer
A special episode: The legend of Jack Herer. Meet the incredible character behind the wildly popular cannabis strain.
The updated 2020 Kindle edition of The Emperor Wears No Clothes, edited and annotated by Dan Herer, is available here.
Tom Zoellner’s original feature profile of Herer was published in February, 2017, exclusively on Leafly. Zoellner’s new book, Island on Fire: The Revolt that Ended Slavery in the British Empire, will be published by Harvard University Press on May 12, 2020.
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Every Friday the Roll-Up crew—Bruce Barcott, Alyssa Yeoman, and Hannah Staton—dissect the week’s top stories in cannabis with analysis, arguments, jokes, and obscure cultural references. It’s a news and culture podcast, slightly elevated.
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