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  1. Cowabunga, Dud! The Spectacularly Dumb ‘Teenage Mutant Ninj...

    Wesley Morris

    Movies with news reporters tend to feature a moment in which a journalist risks credibility to chase the truth, and her editor threatens to kill the story or have her canned because the truth seems too stupid to run with. The audience knows the repor...

    Blog | August 08, 2014
  2. Josh Gordon and the NFL’s Drug Problem

    Andrew Sharp

    Back in May, news leaked that Pro Bowl Browns receiver Josh Gordon had tested positive for marijuana. He had done so before, as a rookie, and then tested positive for codeine a year ago. With this, his third offense, he's facing a yearlong ban f...

    Blog | July 31, 2014
  3. Do You Like (Fake) Drugs? ‘Lucy,’ NZT-48, and a Defin...

    Amos Barshad

    Drugs in real life: bad. Drugs in movies: also usually pretty bad. Discussing the theoretical consumption of fake drugs in movies: good clean fun. In honor of this week's Lucy -- in which Scarlett Johansson goes from drug mule to unstoppable for...

    Blog | July 25, 2014
  4. Miley Cyrus and Wayne Coyne Are Totally High on the Drugs, You Gu...

    Emily Yoshida

    This weekend, in honor of our nation's independence and this being a free country where I can do whatever I want, I unfollowed Miley Cyrus on Instagram. Don't ask me how I've held on for so long, or why - if you've followed ...

    Blog | July 07, 2014
  5. Sex & Drugs & Rock and Roll & Beautiful Mullets: Deni...

    Zach Dionne

    Let's glance at the quickie Wiki descriptions of Denis Leary's TV gigs: The Job, 2001-02: Mike, a New York City cop, "indulges in adultery, alcohol, cigarettes, and prescription drug abuse." Rescue Me, 2004-11: Tommy, a New York C...

    Blog | June 30, 2014
  6. The Mid-Year Music Report

    Steven Hyden

    If 2013 was "The Year Music Failed to Blockbust," 2014 so far feels like the year in which pop isn't even attempting to turn out blockbusters. After seemingly every significant star of the past several years put...

    Blog | June 10, 2014
  7. The New 'Lucy' TV Spot: Probably the Best-Case Scenario...

    Emily Yoshida

    I think August might be my new favorite movie month: that special few weeks at the end of summer movie season when we can take off our 3-D glasses and relax in the AC with a few comparatively low-stakes little thri...

    Blog | June 09, 2014
  8. Alexander Shulgin (1925-2014): Godfather of Psychedelics and Ecst...

    Molly Lambert

    Alexander "Sasha" Shulgin, the chemist known as the "godfather of psychedelics," died June 2 at the age of 88. Shulgin created and synthesized 230 psychoactive substances during his life, cataloguing his work in two books: PiHKAL:...

    Blog | June 04, 2014
  9. This Is Your Favorite Rapper. This Is Your Favorite Rapper On (or...

    Justin Charity

    For the past two decades, Actavis, a multibillion-dollar pharmaceutical company based in Dublin, happened to be the chief supplier of ratchet rap antics in Houston, New Orleans, Miami, L.A., Chicago, and wherever else Styrofoam doub...

    Blog | May 15, 2014
  10. Outkast Eve: Big Boi's 1993 Anti-Drug-and-Alcohol High Schoo...

    Rembert Browne

    It all begins tomorrow. Outkast: reunited. While not the colossal "one-night only" setup that early announcements suggested, Friday evening at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival is the beginning of their ...

    Blog | April 10, 2014
  11. Hollywood Prospectus Podcast: 'Believe,' 'Crisis,&...

    Chris Ryan and Andy Greenwald

    To subscribe to the (brand-new!) Grantland podcast YouTube channel, click here. Chris Ryan and Andy Greenwald talk Believe, Crisis, and War on Drugs. Listen to the podcast here: ESPN.com Podcenter. Subscribe to Grantland...

    Blog | March 18, 2014
  12. A Few Takeaways From the Big ‘New Yorker’ Darren Aron...

    Amos Barshad

    If you haven't yet gotten psyched for Darren Aronofsky's Noah -- a very expensive, crazy ambitious, and super-dark reimagining of the flood story -- well, what's your deal, man? But also: Here comes a big ol' Darren Aronofsky prof...

    Blog | March 10, 2014
  13. ‘Justified’ Recap: ‘Whistle Past the Graveyard&...

    Holly Anderson

    Previously on Justified: Raylan learned some tricks from a one-legged technophile, asked Art for a transfer, and took off on vacation; Wendy got Allison suspended; Ava edged her way into the prison drug trade; and Boyd killed Johnny in a firefigh...

    Blog | March 05, 2014
  14. What Alex Rodriguez's 162-Game Suspension Means for the Yankees, ...

    Jonah Keri

    Alex Rodriguez dominated the weekend headlines, seeing his suspension reduced from 211 games to 162 on Saturday, then serving as Anthony Bosch's human punching bag on Sunday's 60 Minutes. Let's focus on what happened Saturday, because while indepe...

    Blog | January 13, 2014
  15. About Last Weekend: A-Rod Won't Go Away

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy finally finding out what this whole food truck craze is all about, here's what you missed in sports last weekend: Alex Rodriguez's suspension for the use of performance enhancing drugs was reduced to 162 games by an indepen...

    Blog | January 13, 2014
  16. Breaking Bad Fan Who Watched the Finale With the Cast Is Now Faci...

    Zach Dionne

    Ryan Carroll, a 28-year-old Floridian who won the opportunity to attend a Breaking Bad series finale party with the show's cast in September, has been arrested in San Carlos Park on felony drug charges. "It's unclear from an online booking report wha...

    Blog | January 03, 2014