• Blogs

    August 12, 2014

    Dallas Cowboy Orlando Scandrick Suspended Four Games for Taking Crappy Ecstasy

    News reports this morning indicate that one of the Cowboys' few defensive bright spots from last season, cornerback Orlando Scandrick, has been suspended for the first four games of the 2014 regular season for violating the NFL's performance-enhancing substance abuse policy. Scandrick has already lo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 6, 2012

    Don't Panic, But There's Probably Meth in Your Ecstasy and De-Wormer In Your Cocaine

    What's in your drugs? Well, not your drugs, obviously, or ours, because we're law-abiding, tax-paying, speed-limit-driving good citizens, one and all. But as anyone who may have a purely academic interest in this sort of thing might like to know, street drugs are often very, very impure (shocker), a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 1, 2011

    Rave On? Not Likely as City Appeal Board Puts Afterlife to Death Following Riveting Hearing.

    In mid-October we predicted that the hearing before the Permit and License Appeal Board over whether the club Afterlife should have its dancehall license revoked  would probably be the most exciting thing that's come before the board in a very long time. In hindsight, that was probably an under ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 15, 2011

    Another Death In The EDM Scene: Ecstasy Use Blamed For Teen's Death at After-Hours Club

    Matthew Allen was 19.​We've spent much of the morning today trying to track down more information on what happened to Matthew Allen, the 19-year-old who died in an Irving hospital on Saturday morning after apparently using ecstasy while attending at Club Afterlife on Northwest Highway on late Frid ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 6, 2008

    Like an Episode of Dragnet

    It's not one of your more dramatic, studio-pitch press releases from the U.S. Attorney's Office; it's no Freddy Lee Foots armored-car narrative, that's for sure. Still, I did think today's missive from The Man -- concerning a big Ecstasy bust involving 13 folks from Dallas, Plano, Euless, Arlington, ... More >>

  • News

    October 19, 2000

    The Agony And The Ecstasy

    Until his arrest, Sandy Pofahl was the king of Dallas' '80s ecstacy scene. Then why did he serve only four years while his "blindly loyal" wife, Amy, was sentenced to 24? Because she asked for it.

  • News

    August 3, 2000

    The straight dope

    Playing it safe is all the rave for kids seeking peace, love, and ecstasy