Ever since sunshine acid saturated Woodstock back in 1969, music festivals and recreational pharmaceuticals have gone together like wine and cheese. Which is why we'd like to recommend a few pairings for those so chemically inclined, a fine list of musical acts coupled with good stuff sure to provid ... More >>
To the Fort Worth metal scene, 100 Proof Hatred frontman Donovan Warren was the life of the party. To his girlfriends and prosecutors he was something else entirely.
In case you missed the September 2012 issue of Innovations in Clinical Neuroscience, here's a heads up: phenazepam, a powerful anti-anxiety drug sometimes sold as "Zannie" or "bonsai," is hitting the U.S. streets. It's not exactly a new product -- it was developed in the 1970s by Soviet scientists ... More >>
William Ian Brown did not have a prescription for the single alprazolam (Xanax) pill he was allegedly carrying in his pocket when he was arrested on Sunday. A crime, to be sure, but a minor one. If prosecutors decided to pursue the case -- given that it was a single pill, they might not bother -- th ... More >>
Spoilers ahead. Tread lightly. If you aren't watching the Netflix original series House of Cards, stop reading this article immediately. If you're at work, go home, turn on Netflix, and prepare to spend the next 12 hours being consumed by one of the best shows sort of on television. You won't regre ... More >>
Becca Morrison's husband came home from Iraq and killed himself. She's "still here, and still fighting."
Police don't make a habit of blasting out the names and faces of 17-year-old crime suspects, but the Irving Police Department made an exception for Travis Lekas. The Nimitz High School student was arrested Monday on charges that he drugged a fellow student and forced her into prostitution. Accordin ... More >>
In Dallas and across the country, hospitals, doctors and dealers have made Medicare the nation’s sweetest crime. The feds are now trying to shutter the door.
As the story goes, Douglas Feldman was out in Plano for a night ride on his Harley in 1998 when a big rig piloted by Robert Everett blew past him and cut into his lane, missing him by inches. Feldman pulled his 9mm and put a few holes into the back of the trailer. Then he gunned the bike up alongsid ... More >>
On Friday, Dallas police reported that they were investigating the apparent overdose deaths of two students from Thomas Jefferson High School in March and April: 14-year-old Jaime Morales, who was found dead at his home in Northwest Dallas, and an unnamed 17-year-old, found dead in an apartment on F ... More >>
I'm thinking the cool and damp weather warrants a pot of hearty braised lamb shanks and lots and lots of red wine. Or maybe I'll get around to making my first pot of chili since moving to Texas -- anything to counter the clouds and mist that looks down-right Xanax-inducing. But first there's ... More >>
Das Racist, Danny Brown, Despot, Fat Tony Sons of Hermann Hall October 29, 2011 Better than: losing your buddies at the combination Pizza Hut and Taco Bell. Brayden OlsonDas Racist The three members of Das Racist stepped up to grace Sons of Hermann Hall's' blue-curtained stage at just about ... More >>
The family of a dead teenage girl might disagree, even if the justice system didn't.
Another round of deaths have another round of North Texas parents trying to wipe out a deadly combination of heroin and cold medicine.
Don Hardge says he bought his AK for $50 from a crackhead.On Fourth of July weekend in 2008, Don "Dunn" Hardge, an 18-year-old member of Dallas's DFW Mafia gang, stashed his AK-47 in his friend's trunk and walked into an Oak Cliff club. It was a sticky night, made stickier by the presence of near ... More >>
Friday, September 18, at American Airlines Center
Brian Jonestown Massacre, Flavor CrystalsGranada TheaterApril 13, 2009Better Than: attending a seance while rolling on ecstasy.If you noticed the bank of candles that greeted you as you walked through the Granada's double doors from the foyer into the theater, you could tell last night's show wasn't ... More >>
CTD makes Cuckoos Nest a comedy of errors
Your top national music stories for Monday, December 22, 2008: It's never too early to start talking about the '09 festival season: It looks like a reunited Phish may headline two nights at Bonnarroo this year. So you'd better start letting that beard grow out now. But, you still have a few months ... More >>
Does an unproven treatment that combats drug addiction with drugs promise more than it can deliver?
Watch your corn hole, America. You could get slammed.
You'd be grinning, too, if you were were a doctor of music and artistic director of a chorale at 33. Maybe you're slacking. We are. (Shawn Northcutt)New kid on the block Jonathan Palant is making his debut this Sunday, Oct. 7, as the artistic director of the Turtle Creek Chorale with the group's fir ... More >>
Apparently, Tyrell Gatewood just needs to stay out of the car. Bad news, Longhorn fans: "Texas senior safety Tyrell Gatewood remained in jail Thursday after his arrest on drug charges, the fifth arrest of a Longhorns player since June." Also popped in the arrest was freshman defensive back Ben Wells ... More >>
GWAR: What is it good for?
Phil Haberman claims he fought with special forces in Iraq, but he's about as real as Rambo
Adrift in a sea of psychotropic pharmacology, it's easy for a kid to drown.
When teens vow not to have sex, the moral to their story isn't always clear
For a growing number of Texas kids with mental illnesses, the only place to get help is behind bars.
When former Archers of Loaf leader Eric Bachmann says he wants to push himself, he actually means it
Seeking help for depression, Martha Hurt turned to therapists. That's when her insanity truly began.
As anguished Plano watched heroin pick off its children one by one, a cry went up for police to do anything to stop the deadly plague. Months later, some parents say they went too far.
This season's Christmas album offerings
When a Tyler masseuse accused televangelist Garner Ted Armstrong of sexual assault, no one came out smelling like a rose
Billy Martin's son reminisces about drinking, dad--and dad's best buddy, Mickey Mantle