The Insane World of Epic Records

by Liz Colville

“It was commonly known among Epic and Columbia employees from all ranks that Ghost was a more than casual marijuana smoker who would regularly light up in her office and admonish so-called creatives who didn’t partake. “Her motto was, ‘If you don’t smoke pot, you can’t work here,’” one former staffer says. “In her A&R; meetings, she’d say things like, ‘If you’re not high, like, how do you like music?’” — The Hollywood Reporter details the world of Epic Records under songwriter Amanda Ghost, who will be skulking out of her position as label president at the end of the year. [Via]

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