drugs

Why We Get Too Old for Drugs

Along with everything else it entails, growing up, for most, means breaking up with your drug dealer, having realized that you no longer enjoy the…

The Secret World of Doctors Who Love Whippits

When you think of whippits — aka nitrous oxide, the clear odorless gas that, when inhaled, induces a brief, dizzying headrush, punctuated by a “wah…

Three Men on Their First Time Dropping Acid

The guy who actually invented LSD, Albert Hoffman, would go on to report that the world’s first ever acid trip was pretty much the ultimate…

The Quest for ‘Farm-to-Disco’ Poppers

As I recalled earlier this year in the introduction to “A Fascinating History of Poppers,” my first experience with Amyl Nitrites — the beloved recreational…