There are several theories on the origin of the secret code word 4:20. Some say that 4:20 is the birthday of Bob Marley, but I don’t know if that’s true. I do know that most of the time people refer to it as time. Like the question I hear from my co-workers each day, Hey – is it 4:20 yet?
Perhaps it’s work related after all, being so close to closing time. People just want to get over the hump of the day.
Then again, if you have a regular clock with two hands and a circle of numbers, well then one would notice that at precisely 4:20 the big hand lines up with the small hand over the 4. This is a very surreal moment when one cannot be sure what time it is. It’s as if someone has stolen the small hand right off your clock, and you just cannot tell what time it is. This can be especially terrifying if one is at work. What has happened to the clock? Good God someone has stolen the hands to our clock! We may never get out of here…
Today’s 4:20 podcast starts off with the title track from the Rain Station CD titled, Stonedozer. Dan Hanrahan contributes Jack Rabbit Dawn, Brent Clifford and the Unknown Rule perform, Drugs. Finally Bay Area Punk Rock band, Strip Karaoke do a chillin’ rendition of, Smoke Some Pot. And no matter when you play this podcast, remember that it’s always 4:20 somewhere in the world.
IMAGE ENHANCED PODCAST – August 18, 2005