Steve Bloom

Steve Bloom | In episode 14 of Light Culture Podcast, Paper Magazine founder David Hershkovits sits down with Steve Bloom, the longtime editor of High Times Magazine and founder of

Snoop Dogg, Cypress Hill, Woody Harrelson, and Willie Nelson are just some of the famous stoners Steve Bloom has smoked with. As High Times editor and founder of, he’s chronicled the overlapping worlds of cannabis and entertainment since long before it was accepted. Celebs used to refuse to be photographed holding weed before Cypress Hill kicked it off as the first major act to appear on the cover of High Times. Steve joins us on Light Culture Podcast to tell share his perspective about the evolution of cannabis culture and its influence on art, media, and culture today. Plus, hear about how Snoop Dogg passed out after a High Times shoot and Dave Chappelle refused to be photographed near a cannabis leaf.


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