Samantha Cole

Sam is a writer based in Brooklyn, frequently found carving a path up and down the East Coast. Before joining The Fresh Toast's founding editorial crew, Sam learned to appreciate the wackiness of local news as a reporter for Virginia's Daily News-Record. After moving to New York to pursue a career in digital journalism, Sam has been a business culture writer for Fast Company and social media editor for PSFK. When she’s not writing about pole-dance parades or how to achieve Danksgiving greatness, you can find her writing in various science, technology and culture outlets, including Van Winkle's, Popular Science and Motherboard at Vice.

Author’s recent posts:

This 98-Year-Old Woman Tried Marijuana And Ditched Her Morphine

It give such relief, she’s been able to cut back on her morphine dose — a strong opiate that can cause dizziness, nausea and vomiting.

Paid Sex Breaks At Work? This Swedish Councilor Wants It To Happen

A Swedish councilor is floating the notion that employees’ performance would get a boost if they were allowed paid sex breaks at work.

This Badass Waitress Kicked A Huge Lizard Out Of Her Restaurant

Get ready to meet the most badass waitress you’ll even encounter. This lizard was the size of a toddler and very cranky. Be sure to tip her well!

The First Congressional Cannabis Caucus Is Happening Now

The first-ever Congressional Cannabis Caucus is here, and they’re ready to get shit done. Let's make marijuana legal nationwide!

A Professional Escort Reveals All Her Secrets During Reddit Tell All

An Australian escort dished out a very NSFW “Ask Me Anything” question and answer session on Reddit over the weekend. Here's what was said.

South Africa Gets One Step Closer To Legal Medical Marijuana

Continuing a long journey in South Africa, new guidelines around medical marijuana will be up for public comment in the coming weeks.

First-Ever Marijuana Drive-Thru Is Opening For Business

Feeling dankrupt in Colorado, but don’t want to get out of your car to go into a dispensary? There’s a business model for that. Marijuana drive-thru.

Master Of Fortune Cookie Writer Quits Because Of Writer’s Block

The man responsible for the best part of every Chinese takeout meal, the fortune cookie, has quit his post. He’s got a serious case of writer’s block.

Watch Joe Rogan Get Into A Drunken Debate About Marijuana

If you like watching people argue on the internet, but wish they would yell directly at each other’s faces Joe Rogan just did you a solid.

Can’t Stop The Cute: Watch The Best Moments Of Bao Bao The Panda

As part of a celebration for Bao Bao’s departure, the Smithsonian National Zoo in Washington,...