By Kirsten Fleming. In June , Cat Marnell left her beauty and health director gig at xoJane, a popular confessional Web site aimed at young women. In one article, she sniffed fancy bath salts a joke on the same-name drug that allegedly turns people into cannibal zombies as her boss videotaped it. After singer Whitney Houston overdosed in a bathtub in February , Marnell wrote a dark tribute in which she copped to snorting heroin and taking Xanax before passing out in a full tub of water.
I had snorted two grams of cocaine in thirty seconds. Twenty minutes later I collapsed in the middle of the theme park. My body convulsed as first responders rushed me to the infirmary. My heart was beating over beats a minute. I only weighed pounds and I had not slept in over forty-eight hours.
By Chuck Arnold. November 26, pm Updated November 27, am. Ten, 20, A hundred.
With all due respect to Karl Marx, religion will never be the opiate of the masses. Opiates themselves have it covered—as do stimulants, depressants, and hallucinogens. Drugs will always play a key role in human existence because human existence will always be hard.