Posts Tagged ‘drugs’
This romance is about commitment, not Viagra. That’s good.
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...
(And we’re getting ours.)
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...
Even ecstasy’s young fans worry about what the drug is doing to Fort Worth kids.
The kandi kid is rolling hard. His sweaty teenage face is bathed in a supernaturally bright light, even though the surrounding rave is lit only by colored lasers and black lights. The kid is obviously in a rapturous trance. His...
If you like to get plastered over the July 4 weekend and you’re a fan of the Twilight series, you’re in luck — you might be starring in your own version of the vampire fantasy flick. Tarrant County law enforcement officer...
Legalizing pot could reduce the murderous power of drug cartels.
In the late ’90s, for a national magazine story on the issue of somehow making marijuana legal, I interviewed then-drug czar Gen. Barry McCaffrey. Of course, McCaffrey swatted away any notion that pot should be legal. It was ...
Back in the 1960s and 70s most people under 30 would have given their left nostril to be Chris O’Dell.
Local author Phil Vinson limns the depths of depression in his debut novel.
Local writer and retired journalist Phil Vinson has published his first work of fiction – and it’s a good one, although I suspect it is not altogether fictional.
Despite talented performances, direction, and music, El Cantante lacks kick.
Hector Lavoe is considered one of the greatest artists of Latin music.
If you’re gonna kill brain cells, do it for a cause.
Marijuana’s musty aroma escapes through the cracked windows of a car that’s just pulled up outside a Fort Worth club. On this particular night, the club is open to minors only — no alcohol served.