Reefer Gladness: Stories, Essays, and Riffs on Marijuana

Reefer Gladness: Stories, Essays, and Riffs on Marijuana

by Michael Konik

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781935396406
Publisher: Huntington Press
Publication date: 09/01/2010
Pages: 232
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.70(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author


A former professional sports gambler and gaming columnist, Michael Konik has served as expert commentator on more than 100 televised poker broadcasts and penned several highly acclaimed books on gambling, including Telling Lies and Getting Paid, The Smart Money, and one of the Wall Street Journal's "Five Best Gambling Books of All Time" -- The Man With the $100,000 Breasts.

Konik's writing has appeared in hundreds of newspapers and magazines on every continent, including the New York Times, Travel & Leisure, Sports Illustrated, and virtually every special-interest publication extant. He was the regular gambling columnist for Cigar Aficionado, where he earned the honorific "Dean of the World's Gambling Writers," and for more than 10 years he penned the golf column for the Delta Air Lines in-flight magazine, SKY. More recently Konik has turned his hand to fiction, with Becoming Bobby, Instructions for My Funeral, Making It, and Year 14.

Table of Contents

1 The Cure 1

2 A Lovely Way to Spend an Evening 13

3 Strong Medicine 39

4 Personal 59

5 Delayed Gratification 83

6 On Hollywood Boulevard 95

7 The Bud Sommelier 109

8 Author's Note 117

9 Alcohol 121

10 Play-by-Play 129

11 Pot on Film 165

12 My Great Idea 181

13 First Time 197

About the Author 221

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