Daily Bafflements

The BafflerMarch 03, 2015
Photo by Dominic Lockyer

Photo by Dominic Lockyer

• At The Verge, Nitasha Tiku has a dispatch from the so-called “clean cannabis” movement, and in particular from a very silly-sounding, Gatsby-themed weed start-up launch party in a mansion made of redwood trees in the Berkeley hills.

• Edgar Allan Poe was a liar, a plagiarist, and a drunk, says the Weekly Standard. (Via Arts & Letters Daily.)

• Are farmers’ markets a big old scam?

• Today in Billionaires: Michael Jordan!