Chris Durant

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

Ground Breaker Beer: Someone Sent Us Free Beer So We’re Gonna Write About It!

Chris Durant, staff   One cold, dark, depressing winter day there was a knock on the office door in Arcata! I froze. I could hear the knock through my headphones while watching Unlikely Animal Friends on Netflix. “I didn’t order anything. Who’s knocking?” I wondered to myself. “Has the landlord finally had enough of me moving my scream therapy classes …

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Star Wars Action Figures We’d Like to See

You can find some obscure Star Wars action figures out there, some of characters that don’t even have screen time and are only referenced in a comic book. Well, if they’re gonna do action figures, they should make figures for these unsung heroes of the Star Wars universe.                 Princess Leia’s Hairdresser There’s …

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Third Accuser Comes Forward, Says Sen. Bernie Sanders Hugged Inappropriately

The accusations continue to fly as women and men of all walks of life accuse men in power of abusing that power for inappropriate contact and sexual gratification.   And just when you thought all of the creeps and predators have been outed, another accuser comes forward, claiming Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders hugged them inappropriately at a 2015 campaign event. …

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Rejected GI Joe Codenames

Around the ol’ GI Joe HQ they only know each other by their kick-ass codenames: Snake Eyes, Stalker, Gung-Ho, Grunt… really powerful, strong, kick-ass names!   But they started running out of names later in the years, and, well… here is the list of names rejected by General Hawk:               Blow Job – Leaf …

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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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