Joseph Schafer

Joseph Schafer is an Editor at DOPE magazine. He writes about cannabis as well as politics, technology, pop culture and music played at ear-splitting volume. Follow him on Twitter at @JosephPSchafer and Instagram at @timesnewromancatholic

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Entertainment

DOPE Interviews | Qoiet: Dance Music Meets Metal

Germany-based producer Bruno Brocker, better known by his nome-de-DJ Qoiet, began releasing dark electronic dance music in 2016. The titles…
DOPE Reviews

DOPE Recap | Game of Thrones: “The Iron Throne”

In “The Iron Throne,” the final episode in “Game of Thrones,” the plot takes a back seat to ruminations on…
Entertainment

DOPE Recap | Game of Thrones: “The Bells”

In the most contemptable moment in "The Bells," the penultimate episode of Game of Thrones, Emilia Clarke's Daenerys Targaryen has…
DOPE Reviews

DOPE Recap | “The Last of the Starks”

What can be done of consequence after a great storm, except rebuild? Drink, apparently. In “The Last of the Starks,”…
Entertainment

DOPE Recap | Game of Thrones: “The Long Night”

Storytelling is about making and keeping promises. I’m not talking about the promises that a character makes to another character;…
Entertainment

DOPE Recap | Game of Thrones: “A Knight of The Seven Kingdoms”

“A Knight of the Seven Kingdoms,” the second episode of the final season of HBO’s “Game of Thrones” is about…
DOPE Reviews

DOPE Recap | Game of Thrones: “Winterfell”

For the past seven years, division has remained the dominant structure of the story that HBO’s prestige fantasy epic “Game…
Law & Politics

Positive Nelson

It has often been said that former President of the United States Bill Clinton can make a person feel as…
DOPE Reviews

DOPE Review | “Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse”

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse (2018) Like the blast radius of a distant and collapsing star, Marvel Entertainment’s suite of superhero-related…
Health & Wellness

An Enforcer’s Life On And Off The Ice

Blood on the ice puts asses in seats. Hockey is not a combat sport in the sense that the physical…
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