Chris Durant

Chris Durant has worked at not working for decades. He's the publisher of Savage Henry Magazine.

A new line of flavors from Jelly Belly

If you haven’t had the experience of eating a jelly bean that tastes like vomit, or rotten eggs or pencil shavings then you haven’t lived. The Fairfield-based Jelly Belly company is on the cutting edge of odd flavors. When we told them we were doing a “Sex” issue they rolled out a new line of flavors celebrating the adult film …

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Ngaio Bealum is no stranger to Humboldt County

Few things say weed and comedy more than Ngaio Bealum. The Sacramento-based comedian has been smoking and telling jokes across the country for years, even back when you had to go to the Bayshore Mall to see stand-up. He’ll be returning to Humboldt Feb. 7 to do a set at Humbrews.   Savage Henry: What was it that pushed you …

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Peace Activist Booed Off The Stage

(ed-note – This is a whole lot funnier (hopefully) if you read the quotes from Ramano like Mario…it’s also mildly racist, you know, like Mario)   Marco Ramano, famed peace activist from Italy, was booed off a stage at cannabis expo Saturday right in the middle of a speech about the Syrian conflict. “I a don’t-a know what-a happened,” Ramano …

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Simply the Vest The Evan Vest Savage Henry Interview

About two years ago Evan Vest descended onto the Humboldt comedy scene from Oregon and has turned it on it’s head. Whether you’re a friend of his on Facebook and see the 3,000 new jokes he posts a day, or you’ve seen him live and wonder why the guy from the smoking section at your Jr. high school is on …

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Crazy Bread: A Descent Into Madness

(excerpts from a diary written by an unknown loaf of bread)   Day 1: Oh boy! Dough no more. Look at me, a fresh loaf just straight chillin’ on the shelf.   Day 3: A lot of the loads I cooled with are gone. Don’t know where they went, but it’s cool.   Day 6: They moved me today, to …

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How Do You Pronounce All These Goddamn Soda Water Names

Reefreeshee or Refresha? La Croy or La Kwa or La Crox? How are we supposed to pronounce all these soda water names? Why can’t they have easy names and not this snobby-ass European shit? Here are some lesser known soda waters on the market that tell a lot about the folks who drink them.   Sobare: Trying to get off …

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Trump Changes the Names of the Planets

Dear NASA, Hey nerds…what’s up? Guess who won? Me, that’s right. It’s good. It’s great. Since I’m now Emper…I mean President, I’m gonna save NASA money by renaming all the planets in the only solar system that exists. So take notes you dweebs, if there’s one thing you dorks can do is take notes, believe me. First, the Milky Way …

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Tattoo Orders Things

Do you guys remember Tattoo from the hit 80’s television program Fantasy Island? Well, we do, and here are some transcripts of his common daily interactions.   Bagel Store Clerk: Hello Mr. Tattoo, welcome to Fantasy Island Bagels, what kind of bagel can I get started for you? Tattoo: De Plane! De Plane! Clerk: Would you like cream cheese, or …

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If We Never Landed on the Moon

Zeke Herrera and Chris Durant, staff We hear a lot of talk about Neil Aldrin punching out some guy who was all yelling at him about the Moon Landing being fake and shot by Francis Ford Coppola on the set of Star Wars or something. Well that ne’er-do-well is a really piece of shit, and stupid to boot, ‘cause if …

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Restaurant Review – Pizza My Heart, Santa Cruz

You know those days when you drink on the beach all day, check out a theme park and then bounce around a new city going from dispensary to dispensary? And then you’re all like, dang, I can really stand to eat. If you’re in Santa Cruz, and near a Pizza My Heart, this is the place for you. Large slices, …

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