Elephant College Orientation Basics: Bob Marley 101.

Via Waylon Lewis
on Aug 11, 2011
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Freshman at College? Got your Bruce Lee poster? Check. Now, watch this.

Got your Kerouac or Ginsberg poster, if you’re a liberal arty Naropa type? Check.

No? You’re a soft-livin’ suburban frat boy? That’s cool, some of our best friends are soft-livin’ suburban frat boys. You’ll want to get a Bob Marley poster. It tells girls, if you kin get ’em up to your bunk bed during a party, that you’re into pot and not that upper middle classy, after all. Check.

Problem, you say? You know nothing about Bob Marley?

If you have some mar-ee-juan-ah, use it. Then, watch these ten videos, in order of most popular on youtube. Your education has begun.






6. (You’ll need this one at some point in your first year—if you’re doing it right).






11. Because this is Spinal Tap, manh.

There are, of course, a ton more classics. This is just to get you going, brother.


A primer on his life:


Update: share this one for good karma, man.

DONATE LINK: http://bit.ly/nVt23n DOWNLOAD TRACK: http://bit.ly/o96urw

Millions of children are facing starvation right now — this doesn’t have to happen. Save The Children has launched an emergency aid response in Africa. Please watch this video, share with friends and download Bob Marley’s single ‘High Tide or Low Tide’ with all proceeds going to the East Africa food crisis appeal. YOU CAN HELP NOW.


About Waylon Lewis

Waylon Lewis, founder of elephant magazine, now elephantjournal.com & host of Walk the Talk Show with Waylon Lewis, is a 1st generation American Buddhist “Dharma Brat." Voted #1 in U.S. on twitter for #green two years running, Changemaker & Eco Ambassador by Treehugger, Green Hero by Discovery’s Planet Green, Best (!) Shameless Self-Promoter at Westword's Web Awards, Prominent Buddhist by Shambhala Sun, & 100 Most Influential People in Health & Fitness 2011 by "Greatist", Waylon is a mediocre climber, lazy yogi, 365-day bicycle commuter & best friend to Redford (his rescue hound). His aim: to bring the good news re: "the mindful life" beyond the choir & to all those who didn't know they gave a care. elephantjournal.com | His first book, Things I would like to do with You, is now available.


3 Responses to “Elephant College Orientation Basics: Bob Marley 101.”

  1. Jessica says:

    Watching Bob's dreads bounce as he dances is one of the most beautiful sights ever!

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  3. Dawn says:

    This totally rocks–thx!