Topic: heroin

What Should You Do If Your Friend Has A Drug Problem?

What Should You Do If Your Friend Has A Drug Problem?

Yesterday, the world reeled to learn that Bon Jovi‘s teen daughter had overdosed on heroin in her dorm room at Hamilton College. While it was a little too real for most of us to imagine well-heeled nineteen-year-olds using heroin, it happens more than you want to think. Her friends called the cops–resulting in her arrest–but what other recourse did they have? Editors Jennifer Wright and Ashley Cardiff discuss the tricky business of dealing with a close friend’s drug problem. More »

Pete Doherty Designs Jewelry Now

Pete Doherty Designs Jewelry Now

Pete Doherty superfans like myself finally have something to live for: he is designing a line of men’s jewelry. Doherty has showed a lot of interest in forging a career outside of music since he is basically way too huge of a trainwreck to record songs and play instruments. His more notable forays outside of rock music are 1) creating artworks made of his own blood, 2) looking confusingly hot as a Cavalli model and 3) communing with his mouse friends (more on that in a minute). More »

Your Kid Wants A Burger? WHY NOT JUST INJECT THEM WITH HEROIN?

Your Kid Wants A Burger? WHY NOT JUST INJECT THEM WITH HEROIN?

You know what my favorite food is? Heroin burgers. A lot of people think heroin addicts are too skinny, which is why I just load my beef up with opiates. I guess the people in this Australian PSA ad don’t know how to do that.

(True story: my parents took me to McDonald’s once a week when I was growing up. I am now a very normal body weight, and eat a lot of fruits, vegetables and lean protein. I no longer find the idea of hamburgers from McDonald’s very appealing, because I am no longer 6.

Another true story: kids whose parents inject them with heroin mostly just die. ) More »