Doin’ Time in Times Square: Reliving the Squalor, 1981-1983

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Forty minutes of seedy Times Square footage that movie director Charlie Ahearn shot from his apartment building on 43rd Street from 1981 to 1983 (aka THE REALLY FUN, DANGEROUS YEARS). Drug dealers argue with clients, hookers get in fights with their pimps, people get mugged, ... See the Rest

#CurrentMood: Eartha Kitt Sings “When It Ends”

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Uh. May. Zing. The incomparable Eartha Kitt let's you HAVE IT in this song from 2000 Broadway show The Wild Party. Listen to it now. I'll wait. Trust me. It's the kind of song that can change your life. ... See the Rest

Your Brain on MDMA

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AsapScience give you a quick tutorial on the science of highs and lows (and medical applications) of Ecstasy. When you pop a Molly, they explain, enormous amounts of serotonin are released into your body, along with dopamine and norepinephrine, which gives you a sudden and ... Watch Now

15 Best Movie Party Scenes

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Growing up in dreary old Michigan, my idea of adulthood was always the party scene in Breakfast at Tiffany’s. That’s the life I longed for. That’s the world I belonged in. I lived vicariously through cinematic party scenes back then, still do. A good party scene makes the movie. ... See the Rest

Susan Sarandon Prefers Mushrooms to Acid When She’s at Burning Man

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When asked if she ever used psychedelics while attending Nevada's Burning Man Festival, the 67-year-old actress told the Daily Beast that these days she prefers mushrooms to acid because she "doesn't like to feel speedy." She then weighed in on when the best time to smoke weed ... See the Rest

Disturbing Video of the Week: Meet Bruce Lee, The King of Romania’s Tunnel Underworld

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NSFW! UK's Channel Four goes deep into the tunnels under Bucharest to explore a world populated by drug addicts, thieves, runaways, and all manner of society'e cast-offs. Wait. Did I say tunnels? I mean panic-inducing crawlspaces and narrow cravasses and tiny, interconnected ... See the Rest

Maverick Pharmacologist Sasha Shulgin “The Godfather of Ecstasy” Dies at 88

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Raise your glowsticks, everybody. Pioneering pharmacologist and folk hero Alexander "Sasha" Shulgin – best known for introducing MDMA, the purest form of ecstasy, to psychologists in the 70s – passed away yesterday at the age of 88. During his lifestime he synthesized hundreds of ... See the Rest

Crack Pipe Vending Machines Now in Vancouver

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Vancouver, always on the cutting edge, huh? Truly, the city of tomorrow. Remember when they outlawed doorknobs a few months ago? Now, in an effort to stop the spread of disease, vending machines operating at The Portland Hotel Society, a local non-profit, are dispensing crack ... See the Rest