Taylor Berman

Taylor Berman is a writer and editor living in Brooklyn, New York. Prior to The Fresh Toast, he worked as an editor and writer at Gawker.com, an editor and writer at MentalFloss.com, a staff writer at Fuse, a fact-checker at New York Magazine, an editorial assistant at a medical publisher, a community organizer in Baltimore, and an English teacher in South Korea. He is also a contributing editor at Spin.com and a co-host of the hit podcast Food on Franklin.

Recent articles

5 Creepy Podcasts To Listen To Before Halloween

Although horror podcasts are very popular, there's an extra layer of fun when tuning in to them around Halloween.

CBD Is Positively Changing People’s Perspectives On Marijuana

A new survey found that older adults have made the most impressive changes towards marijuana, gravitating towards CBD as a natural way of treating different ailments.

As The Presidential Election Looms, Where Is Florida In Their Legalization Of Marijuana?

Florida lawmakers are already preparing for the voters to be presented with the question of legal weed next year.

What Is Cuffing Season And Does Science Support It?

Cuffing season is just around the corner, but is there any scientific evidence that supports this phenomenon?

Could Ireland Be Softening Its Stance On Cannabis?

Prevailing attitudes in Ireland still hold cannabis as a dangerous substance, in contrast to the support of strictly-controlled medicinal marijuana.

The Science Behind Marijuana And Migraines

It's estimated that over 1 billion individuals worldwide suffer from the debilitating pain of migraines. And now new research shows that CBD may help.

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Pet Marijuana Overdoses Are Up 145 Percent in New York

The A.S.P.C.A.’s national animal poison control center says it’s seen a 144 percent increase in pet marijuana overdoses from 2010 to 2015.

Texas Lawmaker Wants To End Driving Suspensions For Drug Convictions

Dem. Rep. Beto O’Rourke has introduced a bill to repeal a federal law to suspend or remove the driver’s licenses of people convicted of drug offenses.

Oakland Company Donates Free Cannabis Products To Cancer Patients

Oakland-based Jetty Extracts has established the Shelter Project which gives free cannabis oils to cancer patients if they are in need.

Uruguay Will Become First Country To Allow Pharmacies To Sell Weed Over The Counter

googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1486668957285-0'); });On Thursday, Uruguay announced that it will become the first country in the world to sell marijuana over the counter in pharmacies. As High Times notes, the move comes four years after...

Man Fined $190 for “Walking” His Snake in Park Without a Leash

If you take your pet to a park in South Dakota, you better put a leash on it…even it can't technically run. Otherwise you might end up like Jerry Kimball, who was ticketed on April 1 for...

Spaghetti Doughnuts Are Now A Thing In NYC

A company called Pop Pasta is debuting spaghetti doughnuts at a food market and we are dying because we love them so very much.