Colleen “Doc Star” Cochran

Colleen “Doc Star” Cochran

Seattle’s Favorite Medicine Matchmaker Born and raised in Seattle, Colleen “Doc Star” Cochran was born in June of 1969 and has lived nothing short of a colorful and intriguing life. She started to use cannabis recreationally and thus began her career as a woman in weed on the streets of Seattle. By 21, Colleen was serving cocktails at Washington’s ‘Peppermill Casino’ where her fiery looks and personality received the attention of management, earning her the…

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Mellow Brick Road: A Journey to the Emerald City

Mellow Brick Road: A Journey to the Emerald City

Oh, the weather outside is weather! Happy holidays, Emerald family. This is the first holiday season I will spend outside of the Golden State and inside of Seattle where it is uncomfortably cold. Fortunately, this is the time of year when it’s completely acceptable to do less, eat more and quit shaving above the knee. This year has been a wild ride and it’s coming rapidly to an end. We made it through the Rio…

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The High Life

The High Life

A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person. -Mignon McLaughlin Hello, Emerald readers! Please tell me you’re as fed up with this heat wave as I am? I do not fancy being sweaty all the time unless, of course, it’s in the bedroom… Or the car… Or on the living floor, etc. but we’ll come back to that. This month I will not be participating in the “hemp” theme….

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The High Life: The History of Hemp

The High Life: The History of Hemp

Happy anniversary, Emerald Magazine! This publication has produced so many interesting and informative stories in the last four years. Cheers to many more. If memory serves, the Emerald did a feature story on me in the inaugural issue back in my comedy days. We were babies back then. Memories… To honor the magazine’s birthday, I thought we could take a different walk down memory lane and learn about the various ways cannabis has been used…

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Cannabis City

Cannabis City

I’m suddenly channeling Billy Mays…. HI, SHERAE O’SHAUGHNESSY HERE TO TELL YOU ABOUT A FABULOUS SEATTLE BASED CANNABIS ENTREPRENEUR! “CANNABIS CITY,” BASED IN THE SODO DISTRICT OF THE CITY, WAS THE FIRST CANNABIS RETAILER IN SEATTLE TO OPEN ITS DOORS IN 2014 TO HUNDREDS OF PEOPLE LOOKING TO BUY GOODS LIKE CONCENTRATES, EDIBLES, PRE-ROLLS, FLOWERS AND SO MUCH MORE! WOW!   Geez, it’s exhausting trying to maintain an infomercial level of excitement. No wonder that…

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The High Life: Air Emerald

The High Life: Air Emerald

  This month I’m gonna take you around the world, babes! Let’s learn about weird sex on a global level. Full disclosure; some of these facts aren’t sexy. Just hilarious. I’ve carefully selected a few “fun” facts about some ways people get their rocks off in other countries.   Ladies and gentlemen, this is your Captain speaking. Flight Attendants, prepare for take off.   If you look out the window to your right you will…

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The High Life: From the Streets of Seattle

The High Life: From the Streets of Seattle

  This is a fun opportunity to announce to all my Humboldt friends that I have officially relocated to the state of Washington. Specifically I am now Seattle based.   The weather is completely bipolar, it’s unreasonably expensive and people are always running everywhere. Instead of the Slug-Bug game we play “How many people are running in the rain right now?!”. But here’s the best part; WEED IS LEGAL HERE! So consider me your semi-permanent…

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High Life: Work That Kush Off

High Life: Work That Kush Off

By now I’m sure you’ve gathered that this month we are talking about sustenance. Grub. Goulash. Nourishment. Fare. Cuisine. Slop. FOOD! And since it’s a socially accepted fact that cannabis encourages grocery intake, and with my job being to heighten your sexual experiences, I thought I would give you a few fun, helpful ways to burn off that holiday kush. I, with the help of a very attractive, physically fit gentleman, have compiled a list…

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The High Life

The High Life

If you’re reading this then Mazel Tov on surviving the holiday season! Unfortunately it’s still arctic outside. The indoor season has commenced in more ways than one so I thought I might throw you a bone and give you a few creative ideas for keeping warm inside when, baby, it’s cold outside. This month let’s avoid getting pneumonia and keep it caliente. Make it your mission to try at least three of these things.  …

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High Life: Slut Shaming

High Life: Slut Shaming

High Life: Slut Shaming Ladies and gentlemen of the jury, I am here today to plead the case of human beings who have been deemed harlots and jezebels by societal standards simply for enjoying the spoils of the flesh. I am talking about, of course, those who are called “sluts.” What is a slut? By definition a slut is a person who has many casual sexual partners. At the risk of lumping myself in with…

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