Interview With Author and Founder of The Cannabis Cup, Steven Hager.

Interview With Author and Founder of The Cannabis Cup, Steven Hager.

The polarizing Steven Hager has been involved with some of the countries largest cultural movements by way of his forward thinking and eye for development. Whether it's influencing the massively popular High Times magazine or conceptualizing the legendary Cannabis Cup, Steve's affinity for what he defines as "real culture" has inspired an entire generation.

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Bowdlerism: The Hilarious Hypocrisy of American Television

Bowdlerism: The Hilarious Hypocrisy of American Television

I’ve developed a bit of a fascination with the practice of bowdlerism after stumbling upon an edited movie quote compilation on Youtube. Bowdlerism (according to dictionary.Reference.com) is defined as “to expurgate by omitting or modifying parts considered vulgar”.

We have all had a run in with this practice and as a film dork, I remember outright refusing to watch the edited “Made for TV” versions because they compromise the artist’s vision. If everything on screen is there for a reason (or at least that's what every film school preaches), then by altering or flat out omitting lines and scenes from the finished product, you are trouncing an artist’s work; And that ain’t cool man.

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