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

Author's Articles

DOPE Reviews

DOPE Review: “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood”

Quentin Tarantino films are always about other films. Sure, they’re also always about other things — the grimly funny existentialist…

Hemp Blossoms Clover Honey

Hemp Blossoms Clover Honey by iIndulge If you’re like me, you need your caffeine as well as your CBD in…

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…

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,”…

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;…

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…