Posts Tagged ‘drugs’
Neuharth: “Kids become psychotic; they have ... hallucinations.” Lee Chastain

Not Your Older Brother’s K2

As makers change the formula, the synthetic drugs get much more dangerous.
ERIC GRIFFEY
In 2011, Fort Worth Weekly ran a story about K2, the common name of a type of designer drug marketed by head shops as a legal alternative to marijuana. During the course of researching the story, a reporter asked several employ...


Panbechi: “Everything is from the plant; nothing extra is added.” Jeff Prince

Kratom from Cowtown

A major supplier of a controversial herbal drink says his product is safe and organic.
JEFF PRINCE
Kratom, an herbal drink that relieves pain and enhances moods for some enthusiasts, has slipped past the mainstream media for several years. Lately, though, news reports have begun surfacing across the country. Locally, CBS 11 ...



Will Poulter, Emma Roberts, Jason Sudeikis, and Jennifer Aniston gather round the campfire in We're the Millers.

Millers’ Crossing

Top-notch comic actors redeem the agreeable comedy We’re the Millers.
KRISTIAN LIN
For eight seasons of Saturday Night Live, the smoothly handsome Jason Sudeikis proved himself a skilled comic actor, excelling at portraying oblivious idiots and slick phonies. But other good-looking, funny guys have failed in ...


TCU In Clutches Of Devil’s Music

Jeff Prince
The video below makes it clear why Texas Christian University is sliding off a moral precipice and plummeting into hell’s fiery clutches. After last week’s drug raid resulted in the arrest of four TCU football playe...



Cops Harsh TCU’s Mellow While Booze Flows

Jeff Prince
TCU360, the online publication Texas Christian University, published an interesting story in today’s edition, seeing as how it comes in the midst of a highly overblown drug bust. “Study Says Alcohol No. 1 Substance ...


Andre Ramiro in "Elite Squad: The Enemy Within"

DVD Review: “Elite Squad: The Enemy Within”

Kristian Lin
The other particularly notable film coming out on DVD this week is Elite Squad: The Enemy Within, a Brazilian cop thriller that made my list of last year’s 10 best movies. Hardly anyone else picked it for end-of-year awar...



TCU Drug Busts Have Silver Lining

Jeff Prince
The national news media is all over the big drug bust at Texas Christian University, where police reportedly arrested 17 students (and counting) for selling marijuana, cocaine, ecstasy, and prescription pills. The bright side i...


Gloat? Us?

Static
“Blown away” is a pretty good description of how Static’s colleagues at Fort Worth Weekly feel about the rag’s showing in a couple of recent journalism contests, one statewide, one national.



Love and Other Drugs: Jagged Little Pill

This romance is about commitment, not Viagra. That’s good.
KRISTIAN LIN
The promotional materials for Love and Other Drugs make it look like a cookie-cutter romantic comedy, but that’s wrong. The movie is actually a cookie-cutter Disease of the Week movie, albeit a much funnier version than you u...


Johnny Got His Pills

(And we’re getting ours.)
E.R. BILLS
After U.S. Army Sgt. Douglas Hale, Jr. finished 15 months in Iraq for his second combat tour, it was obvious that things in his life were awry. In 2007, he was diagnosed with severe depression and post-traumatic stress disorder...