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DOPE: Young, Black and Humanized

Bessie A. Winn-Afeku | Posted 06.30.2015 | Black Voices
Bessie A. Winn-Afeku

The film is about growing up and getting over one's circumstances. It humanizes the black male experience growing up in America; as do many of the films that are directed by Famuyiwa.

Carolina Moreno

'Dope' Star Tony Revolori Is Your New Favorite Latino Nerd

HuffingtonPost.com | Carolina Moreno | Posted 06.29.2015 | Latino Voices

"Dope" goes beyond the coming-of-age movie genre. It’s a comedy that, above all, reveals what life can be like for black and Hispanic teens growing ...

Matthew Jacobs

'Dope' Ushers In A New Breed Of Coming-Of-Age Films

HuffingtonPost.com | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 06.22.2015 | Entertainment

Coming-of-age movies are as old as cinema itself. "Rebel Without a Cause," "The 400 Blows," "The Last Picture Show," "Breaking Away," "The Breakfast C...

'Dope' Director Explains How Film Busts Stereotypes

AP | JAKE COYLE | Posted 06.23.2015 | Black Voices

CANNES, France (AP) — "Dope" began in the ears of Rick Famuyiwa. The Los Angeles filmmaker was listening to Kendrick Lamar, A$AP Rocky and Tyler th...

Movie Review: Dope -- Geeks Rule

Marshall Fine | Posted 06.16.2015 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

I've heard Rick Famuyiwa's Dope referred to as Nerdz 'N the Hood, which is apt -- although a better comparison would be Risky Business.

Rapper A$AP Rocky Says He Had Three Orgies On LSD At SXSW

The Huffington Post | Erin Whitney | Posted 05.26.2015 | Entertainment

Most people go to South by Southwest to perform, promote their new film or report on the festival as a journalist. But A$AP Rocky had a totally differ...

Conversation With George Clinton

Michael Nirenberg | Posted 05.08.2015 | Arts
Michael Nirenberg

For few hours I allowed myself to be an insufferable fanboy instead of my default Mr. Cool disposition when the opportunity to interview George Clinton came up. I've been listening to George Clinton/Parliament/Funkadelic since I was 15 or something. We mostly talk about music and drugs. What more could you want?

Watch This 'Dope' Trailer For One Of Sundance's Biggest Breakouts

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 03.26.2015 | Entertainment

Put June 19 on your calendar. That's when "Dope," the Sundance Film Festival's primo breakout comedy, will hit theaters. The first trailer was release...

Cops Find Weed In Sour Cream Container Marked 'Not Weed'

AP | Posted 03.02.2015 | Weird News

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) -- A man in Lincoln, Nebraska, has been cited for possessing pot inside a container that had been slapped with a label reading: "No...

Sasha Bronner

This Is The Buzziest, Coolest, Dopest Film At Sundance

HuffingtonPost.com | Sasha Bronner | Posted 02.01.2015 | Entertainment

There is something genius about setting a coming-of-age comedy in 2014 and making the main characters obsessed with '90s hip-hop. You get the best of ...

Black Films Are Buzzing At This Year's Sundance Festival

The Root | Julie Walker | Posted 01.28.2015 | Black Voices

Every year the Sundance Film Festival premieres some of the best independent black films around, and it looks as if 2015 will be no different. Viola D...

WATCH: 'Stoned Guy' Ventures Outside, Discovers Wonders Of Nature

The Huffington Post | Sebastian Murdock | Posted 01.06.2015 | Weird News

Sometimes, nature can be confusing and scary, especially if you're stoned out of your mind. In a video uploaded to YouTube on Monday by user Dave W...

Uruguayans Can Now Sign Up To Grow Their Own Weed

AP | LEONARDO HABERKORN | Posted 08.28.2014 | World

MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay (AP) — People in Uruguay who want to grow their own marijuana at home were able to register to do so Wednesday as the government...

Behold, The Stunning Street Art Of Portugal's Biggest City

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 09.22.2014 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

In the wake of the global growth of interest in art in the streets, one form of tourism that may soon be blowing up could be graffiti excursions, street art sightseeing, or even mural journeying.

The DOPE x Liquipel x Starter Snapback in Black

Jamie Rosenberg | Posted 09.06.2014 | Style
Jamie Rosenberg

Dope and Starter are teaming up with Liquipel to provide consumers with an awesome hat. The collab will feature Dope's logo on the front of a black snapback, and on the back it will show the starter label on the mid section.

What Lady Gaga Needs 'More Than Dope'

Posted 11.04.2013 | Entertainment

Lady Gaga debuted her new song "Dope" this week, performing the "ARTPOP" cut at Sunday night's inaugural YouTube Music Awards. The pop ballad takes a ...

Lady Gaga Keeps Her Clothes On (Mostly) In New Single Art

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 11.01.2013 | Entertainment

Lady Gaga opted for a more covered up look for her latest single art. The singer tweeted the comparatively modest cover art on Thursday, announcing...

Indiana State Police Chief On Pot: 'I Would Legalize It'

Posted 11.28.2012 | Politics

After spending 40-plus years trying to enforce marijuana laws, Indiana State Police Superintendent Paul Whitesell said Tuesday he'd like to see weed l...

Lucia Graves

Pot Monopoly Up In Smoke

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucia Graves | Posted 11.28.2012 | Business

As voters in Washington state this month legalized marijuana for recreational use, they overrode the concerted lobbying of a conspicuous interest grou...

Seniors Hospitalized After Accidentally Ingesting Pot Brownies At Funeral

HuffPost Weird News | David Moye | Posted 12.11.2011 | Weird News

Three senior citizens had to be hospitalized Saturday after being served brownies they didn't realized were laced with marijuana. The victims, who ...

Ryan Grim

Medical Marijuana Market On Pace To Eclipse Viagra

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The fast growing medical marijuana trade is on pace to eclipse the market for Viagra, the first sophisticated analysis of the industry f...

Marijuana Christmas Tree Seized In Germany

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Perhaps they should call it a case of "Merry-Juana." A German man is now facing drug possession charges after local police discovered a six-foot-tall ...

'Reefer Movie Madness,' The Book

Steve Bloom | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Steve Bloom

"Reefer Movie Madness: The Ultimate Stoner Guide" runs the gamut, from pot comedies to druggy dramas to movies that are simply fun to watch stoned -- over 420 of them.