My sister Lucy was a uniquely gifted writer. Ann, not so gifted, is lucky to be able to hitch her wagon to my sister’s star. I wish Lucy’s work had been left to stand on its own.
In sober and idealistic tones, Mr. Mailer, who smokes marijuana “occasionally,” he said, described his plan to wean the magazine off its dependence on “the plant” Ã¢â‚¬â€ not to eliminate coverage, but to make it part of a broader diet of lifestyle articles.
“With the new High Times we’re using it as a metaphor,Ã¢â‚¬Â he said. Ã¢â‚¬Å“So it’s not a magazine about pot, it’s a magazine about our civil liberties, and our tag line is ‘Celebrating Freedom.’ Our feeling is it’s patriotic to be in High Times.”