Image

Cocaine

Stuff you should know about cocaine addiction.

From Homeless to Magna Cum Laude
3 years ago

From Homeless to Magna Cum Laude

 

by DANEY HILL, from NPR:

I was fighting a rat for the remnants of a corn dog I’d salvaged from the trash. That’s when I realized I’d crossed the final line …
Read More

David Bowie and Cocaine Psychosis
3 years ago

David Bowie and Cocaine Psychosis

By  • Cocaine, Music

The Thin White Duke. Created during the Young Americans tour, The Thin White Duke was Bowie’s last great persona – and his most troubling one. His behavior was extreme even by rock-star …
Read More

Martin Scorsese & Robbie Robertson’s Cocaine Nights
3 years ago

Martin Scorsese & Robbie Robertson’s Cocaine Nights

By  • Cocaine, People

Late one afternoon at Martin Scorsese’s house, Robbie Robertson greeted the day with a hangover and a ghoulish laugh. Tall, thin and pale, he propped himself up with cigarettes and …
Read More

Your Brain on Crack Cocaine is Hardly a Brain At All
3 years ago

Your Brain on Crack Cocaine is Hardly a Brain At All

Crack causes an intense high that is immediately followed by intense depression, edginess and a craving for crack. Side effects include: eating and sleeping problems, increased heart rate, muscle spasms …
Read More

The Lost Weekend: A Bender To End All Benders
3 years ago

The Lost Weekend: A Bender To End All Benders

In 1974 the press jumped on John Lennon’s public misdemeanors, as he shouted obscenities, got into fist fights, displayed blatantly drunken behavior …
Read More

Recovery is Better When We’re Doing the Johnny Cash To Do List!
3 years ago

Recovery is Better When We’re Doing the Johnny Cash To Do List!

Here’s a dope piece of history: A Johnny Cash to do list! Recover better with a few tips from The Man in Black.

 

1. Not smoke

2. Kiss …
Read More

Randy Newman Seeks Comfort in His Land of Dreams
3 years ago

Randy Newman Seeks Comfort in His Land of Dreams

You’d expect him to be deriding it in song, not caught in the trendy act. But here comes Randy Newman, rounding the bend of his white stone driveway, dressed in …
Read More

The Story of How Bill Clegg Lost It All
3 years ago

The Story of How Bill Clegg Lost It All

“Portrait of an Addict as a Young Man” is a mesmerizing bummer. Reading it is like letting the needle down on a Nick Drake album.

It’s the story of how …
Read More

Fatty Foods Addictive as Cocaine in Growing Body of Science
3 years ago

Fatty Foods Addictive as Cocaine in Growing Body of Science

Cupcakes may be addictive, just like cocaine. A growing body of medical research at leading universities and government laboratories suggests that processed foods and sugary drinks can hijack the brain in ways …
Read More

In Good Company: 3 in Recovery
3 years ago

In Good Company: 3 in Recovery

By  • Cocaine, People

Keith Richards: “it might do some good to give up the booze for awhile.”  Read Life. Wowee Zowee!

Martin Scorsese on cocaine:  “At first you felt like you could …
Read More