Where disco never got shitty: 'Lagos Disco Inferno'
Hot tip: back in the ‘70s disco secretly escaped to Nigeria, where it thrived in African discotechs, blissfully unaware of what ...
Californians quitting pills, coke with cannabis
Bay Area residents are enrolling in twelve-step-like classes that use cannabis to quit heroin, pills, cigarettes, alcohol, and other addi...
Not Stoned? You will be...YOU WILL BE
The force is bong in this one. [Geekologie]
Pipes2thePeople: a stupid name for something awesome
It sounds like a lame coffee/head shop on Haight St., or some crazy plan to arm the public with pipes, but it’s actually pretty...
Cocaine overdose treatment found in soil of coca plants
Labspaces.net reports scientists have discovered a substance that breaks down cocaine 100 times faster than the human body, potentially h...
New Video: Dosh's "Airlift" gets maximalist
[Dosh – “Airlift” from anticon. on Vimeo.]
It’s Martin Dosh’s fifth album for Anticon, and Tommy – ...
Sleep deprivation madness in 'A Million in the Morning'
Friend of The Report, Decon sends us word of a depraved new documentary on the madness of sleep deprivation, starring Vice Magazine...
Mike Relm cuts awesome "Iron Man 2" trailer remix, lands a job in Paramount marketing
Mike Relm’s brilliant audio and video mashups have been a TDR favorite for years, and everyone will soon know why. The native Sa...
The 'Hemperor' passes, Facebook legalizes activism
Prominent legalization activist Jack Herer, author of 1985 book The Emperor Wears No Clothes died Thursday, April 15. He was 70 years...
R.I.P. Gang Starr's Guru
We lost one of the most talented and gifted emcees to ever bless the mic. Bang your head to “Code of the Streets” and pour...
Deer Tick's "20 Miles" serves gritty 'Black Dirt Sessions'
TDR fave Deer Tick shares the first MP3 from The Black Dirt Sessions, track “20 Miles”.
Recorded late last year at Blac...
Listen to the new LCD Soundsystem a month early
Apparently the upcoming album from LCD Soundsystem is so good that one of TDR’s favorite comedians, Aziz Ansari, posted a link ...
FlyLo sparks special session on 4/20 at Dublab.com
Maybe it’s because we grew up on the NES and SNES, but the beats of Flying Lotus register as 8.3 on the richter scale of dopene...
It's not Clear Channel, it's DJ Shadow Radio
Hey, we all hate the shit they play on the radio (if you don’t, leave now because we hate you too). Not all of us go ahead and ...
Sex Pistols' Steve Jones fondly remembers Manager Malcolm McLaren: he got me a hooker and some heroin
“I was upset when I heard the news, as I’ve always had a soft spot for Malcolm. I knew him since I was 17 before the Pistols formed̵...
Review: Daedelus EP 'Righteous Fists of Harmony'
Spring is in the ear and LA producer Daedelus’ new “Righteous Fists of Harmony” sounds like an absolutely darling fit for the se...
CD Review: Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings' 'I Learned the Hard Way' - Daptone Records (9/10)
Brooklyn retro soul act Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings’ latest LP, I Learned the Hard Way is a triumph of sass, brass and swa...
News: NASCAR rejects CannaCar from racing in green
NASCAR has denied Cannabis Planet TV’s bid to roll out a green bedecked cannacar in NASCAR races. Here’s what it would ha...
Clip: 'Dark Side of the Moon' track "Money" for NES
Actually sounds kinda tight.
Arranged by one Brad Smith.
Need directions? Ask Snoop Dogg
Because I’d rather get them from Snoop instead of some weird British robot lady. [LA Taco]
New Release Tuesday: March 16, 2010
SuicideGirls: Guide to Living (DVD, Blu-Ray)
A bunch of tattooed girls who listen to Morrissey and Atmosphere get naked. And some...
New Release Tuesday: March 9, 2010
Final Fantasy XIII (Playstation 3, Xbox 360)
One of the most celebrated video game franchises makes its next gen console debut. E...
'High Times' brings a Cannabis Cup to the West Coast
High Times has christened a new medical marijuana quarterly magazine, as well as a California-based Medical Cannabis Cup, and its first-e...
California Legalization: Ammiano finds a foe in San Diego
Who could possibly hate decriminalizing a harmless plant, and saving countless corrections and law enforcement dollars? A dickhead from S...
Gulf cartel battling ex-commandos "Los Zetas" in Reynosa
U.S. authorities have temporarily closed their consulate in the Mexican city of Reynosa due shootouts between the Gulf drug cartel and...
Tool's Maynard makes wine, hangs out with comedians
Not only does Maynard James Keenan make crazy-as-shit art metal, he also makes delicious wine from the deserts of Arizona. The limited...
Authorities: Costa Rica becoming a cocaine warehouse
From Latin American Herald Tribune:
Costa Rican authorities seized approximately 3 tons of cocaine being transported by truck &#...
New Release Tuesday: March 2, 2010
Where the Wild Things Are (DVD, Blu-Ray)
Spike Jonze takes one of the most beloved children’s stories and turns it into the...
Metal heads High on Fire score a 90 Metacritic [Woah]
Mad props for our long-time favorite Oakland metal band High on Fire, who just netted a 90 Metacritic for their new album Snakes for ...
Feds poisoned 10,000 in fucked up prohibition ploy
Slashdot points us to Slate’s horrible story about how Federal authorities poisoned 10,000 people in the name of prohibition. I...
'It's getting hot in here, so take off all your clothes'
Dante’s Inferno illuminates a very manly, muscular Hell
New surveys of youth religiosity indicate atheism and religious rela...
Black Dynamite, Good Hair, Aliens vs Predator: New Release Tuesday February 16, 2010
Black Dynamite (DVD, Blu-Ray)
Get this critically acclaimed blaxploitation homage flick now, sucka!
Good Hair (DVD)
Bonobo's 'Black Sands': Like suicidal Na'vi nerd Prozac
Tax season. Tea Party season. Jersey Shore’s second season. There’s a lot to freak the fuck out ...
BioShock 2, Massive Attack, A Serious Man: New Release Tuesday February 9, 2010
BioShock 2 (Playstation 3, Xbox 360, PC)
Return to the underwater city of Rapture to eviscerate splicers with a big-ass drill for...
Study: High THC cannabis can push schizos off the edge
New Scientist reports that newer, stronger dope makes crazies, well, crazier. Scientists have noted marijuana’s deleterious effect ...
Fate of legal, Cali chron in hands of soccer moms, AARP
The November 2010 election in California will feature at least one notable ballot initiative: a proposal to tax and regulate personal use...
Flying Lotus' 'Cosmogramma' transmits May 4 on Warp
The BBC’s Mary Anne Hobbes calls him the Hendrix of his generation. Indeed. Los Angeles producer Flying Lotus has a self-descri...
Chuck Klosterman on 'Eating the Dinosaur', Steroids
Friends of The Dope Report, Gelf Magazine has a long, awesome interview with noted author Chuck Klosterman, as done by me. TDR artist...
Zombieland, Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, Lil Wayne: New Release Tuesday February 2, 2010
Zombieland (DVD, Blu-Ray)
The perfect blend of zombie gore and hilarity. Not only is Zombieland fun as shit, but it also features...
Diplo presents 'Free Gucci' - the Gucci Mane Mixtape
This is the sick shit. A free Diplo mixtape of Gucci Mane’s Cold War Mixtapes. The whole thing’s ‘nanas, but we esp...
Video: Black Milk's "Keep Going" - 'Album of the Year'
New Black Milk album out Spring/Summer 2010. Look forward to it. [Black Milk]
Vice Magazine's 'Guide to Liberia', partnership with CNN
The inimitable Vice Magazine goes to Liberia, so you don’t have to. Now with CNN distro. Jerks.
Grand Theft Auto 'Chinatown Wars': Now on iPhone
Take it from Hugo Chavez, Playstation is poison, and will lead you down the path to Hell. The iPhone, however. That’s just the J...
Video: Madlib once shilled used Toyotas in Oxnard
I think this qualifies for most awesome song in a local business comercial ever. Forever ever? Forever ever. [Stones Throw]
Soul Power, David Bowie, Mass Effect 2: New Release Tuesday January 26, 2010
Soul Power (DVD, Blu-Ray)
Remember that Ali vs. James Brown animated short we showed you? Well, it actually happened, kind of. Th...
Study: Forty-four percent of Internet Viagra counterfeit
Who actually buys counterfeit drugs over the Internet? A bunch of limp-dicked morons is who. The counterfeit drug market on the Inter...
'NY Times': Researching medical marijuana is, like, hard
Believe it or not, doctors can’t get a bunch of purple-urple and run trials on people to see if it indeed mellows them out or cures...
"The Gift" feat. Mr. Lif: Whitefield Brothers 'Earthology'
Peep game from Stone’s Throw vintage imprint Now Again and their February 2010 release from The Whitefield Brothers, Earthology...
Get Busy Committee savages the boutique rap market
First the L.A. kids released a dope 2GB USB album that looked like a little Uzi. Sold out 1,200 of those bastards. Now the supergroup...
Performing Mexican drug ballads a jailable offense?
The Clipse should never ever hang out in Mexico, or else they will die. The Mexican ruling party have proposed legislation that would...
Shady California Priest Busted with Guns, Meth, GHB
Selling meth and possessing guns and date-rape drug GHB usually constitutes just another day in paradise for denizens of the Inland E...
Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings Announce New Album
Vinyl heads, warm your needles. One of the greatest singers and performers alive today, former Rikers Island corrections officer and ...
The Hurt Locker, Vampire Weekend, Army of Two: New Release Tuesday January 12, 2010
The Hurt Locker (DVD, Blu-Ray)
Grind your teeth throughout every tense minute of this film about a military bomb defusing unit du...
Liars enlist musical Dream Team to remix new album
The Liars fifth studio album Sisterworld promises some brutally hard art rock later this spring, but all the rage is coming from news...
'Patch Pirate' gets 'deaded' in failed Nevada County, CA. pot heist
Nevada County, CA., way up north above San Francisco, has emerged as another Emerald Triangle of cannabis cultivation in California, ...
Michael Cera takes pills in trippy new Islands video for "No You Don't"
Let’s all wish Michael Cera the best with his image overhaul. Youth In Revolt isn’t doing that bad with the critics, eithe...
Daedelus goes on US tour to promote his new label with Nosaj Thing and Jogger
Los Angeles has been making international waves for the last couple years now with its own unique brand of experimental hip-hop. Dam ...
Artie Lange attempts suicide by stabbing himself repeatedly
Comedian and devourer of drugs and alcohol Artie Lange was hospitalized after attempting suicide last weekend. Years of substance abu...
British Sea Power shroom trip ends in compound fracture
Indie rock outfit British Sea Power writes in to Clash Magazine (no relation to the band) this week with exactly what can go wrong on ...
'Jennifer's Body', 'Facing Ali,' The Clash: New Release Tuesday December 29, 2009
Jennifer’s Body (DVD, Blu-Ray)
We aren’t the biggest fans of Diablo Cody’s annoyingly quirky screenwriting, but...
Cancel that New Year's Eve idea [Tainted Cocaine]
Props to the San Francisco Chronicle for localizing that global story on tainted cocaine we wrote about a few weeks ago. The Chron fol...
Surely, RFID will end jail escapes, forced sodomy, routine beatings [Don't Call Me Shirley]
Jail escapes, inmate violence and sexual assaults will surely come to a dramatic end, now that a Washington D.C. prison has outfitted its...
Video: Man Choking on Pot Baggie Tasered by FL. Police, Dies
Well, that was about the most horrifying thing I’ve seen this year.
Kids, don’t eat plastic baggies of weed o...
Arturo Leyva aka "The Boss of Bosses" is killed by the Mexican Navy
This could have been a scene straight out of Steven Soderbergh’s movie Traffic. The NY Times is reporting that one of the most n...
Blunt wrap shopping with D-Lo in Oakland
Awesome Thrasher photog Clayton Blaha just hit the liquor stores of Oakland, CA. with rapper D-Lo. The second in a series of dope sho...
Cannabis legalization in California surges forward
(Rich Lee, Tax Cannabis 2010 founder)
Adding to its ongoing role as the country’s moral windsock, the State of California mi...
'Inglourious Basterds', 'The Hangover,' Animal Collective: New Release Tuesday December 15, 2009
Inglourious Basterds (DVD, Blu-Ray)
Quentin Tarantino’s revision of Nazi Germany was full of more depth, emotion, and nuanc...
Lil' Wayne throws the most bluntastic open house ever
Weed and video hos are normally a good thing, but not for the real estate agents trying to sell Lil’ Wayne’s Miami apartm...
What drugs are they taking in outer space ?
You would be surprised at what these astronauts are indulging in while in space. Booze seemed obvious but scopolamine? For those who ...
'Public Enemies', Snoop Dogg, Clipse: New Release Tuesday December 8, 2009
Public Enemies (DVD, Blu-Ray)
Michael Mann’s biopic of the notorious John Dillinger turns in a stellar performance by Johnn...
Tiger Woods lived out his favorite scene from 'Role Models'
Apparently the movie Role Models was both hilarious as well as highly influential on Tiger Woods’ use of sedatives during sex. ...
Los Angeles Lakers' Ron Artest admits to enjoying delicious cognac during games
Ron Artest’s wildly controversial career has been through arena-clearing brawls, a second job at Circuit City, domestic abuse, ...
Barack Obama Ecstacy Pills
At a time when Barack’s approval rating is dipping it’s good to know drug lords still hold him in high regard.
Cocaine killing dozens in U.S. with pseudo-AIDS
You know all that de-wormer Levamisole people keep finding cut into their cocaine? ... You don’t? ... Ok, well not to get all t...
UC Berkeley study: Pot is my anti-drug
UC Berkeley researchers suggest substituting weed for serious boozing problems. A survey of 350 cannabis users found significant amou...
Marilyn Monroe did more than just smoke weed
Norma Jeane Baker died of a barbituate overdose fueled by the narcissistic self-loathing of being an American celebrity. She’s i...
'Snatch', Rolling Stones, Souls of Mischief: New Release Tuesday December 1, 2009
Guy Ritchie’s magnum opus now gets the hi-def treatment it deserves. I fuckin’ hate pikeys…
Lazer Bass' Ghosts on Tape gets it done in 2010
Looking back at the spectrum of music that was made in the last decade one can easily fall into the trap of lashing out at the seemi...
TDR video of the day: Felt - "Felt Chewed Up"
Murs and Slug are two of the most charismatic emcees out there, but all the charm in their new video comes courtesy of an awesome litt...
'Reason' Mag: Salvia is scary, safe, and too scientifically important to ban
Reason Magazine’s December 2009 issue has a well-written, thorough analysis of Salvia witch hunting in America where they argue...
Funny People, cornbread, football: New Release Tuesday Nov. 24, 2009
You’d think there would be a cavalcade of awesome stuff coming out the week of Thanksgiving and Black Friday, but nah. No dope ...
Live Review: Them Crooked Vultures in Oakland - the Higgs Boson of Rock
By David Downs
Led Zeppelin, Foo Fighters, Queens of the Stone Age combo Them Crooked Vultures tore up their second California dat...
Artist on the rise : Joy Orbison
Peter O’Grady aka Joy Orbison is making waves in the dubstep world with just a few 12 inches and mixes under his belt, showcasin...
TDR video of the day: James Brown vs. Muhammad Ali
No Mas finally answers the question: who would win in a fight between the Greatest of All Time and the Godfather of Soul? Realizing th...
Texas police accidentally mail 25 pounds of pot to jail inmates [This Week In Smuggling]
See, police in Edinburg seized a thousand pounds of the stuff in a truck carrying fruit and veggies. By law, Texas police can’t let...
Left 4 Dead 2, Them Crooked Vultures, Fight Club: New Release Tuesday November 17, 2009
Left 4 Dead 2 (Xbox 360, PC)
L4D’s wave of zombie mutilation continues with this sequel set in New Orleans. Blow ‘em ...
CA. legal pot initiative halfway done with signature-gathering
Tax Cannabis 2010 reports the legalization group has gathered more than 330,000 signatures, more than half-way to its goal of getting a c...
U.S.'s first MJ cafe opens in Portland
Really? The “first”? Ok:
The Cannabis Cafe in Portland, Oregon, is the first to give certified medical marijuana users a...
Animation: Pitcher Dock Ellis' LSD-fueled no-hitter
Long-time readers of TDR know the story of major league pitcher Dock Ellis, famous for the no-hitter he threw on acid and speed in the...
Cocaine and pepper spray can kill you [Probably]
From the Dept. of WTF, New Scientist reports that a brain interaction between cocaine and capsaicin – the active ingredient in pepp...
Dr. Mario's prescription for HPV and crabs
Multi-colored pills, of course.
Metalocalypse returns for Season 3, new DethAlbum, live shows
We’re pissed we missed episode one, luckily Adult Swim is airing the “Renovationklok” in its entirety. Next episode...
The Green Cross wins 2009 San Francisco Cannabis Cup
San Francisco medicinal dispensary the Green Cross took home this year’s SF Cannabis Cup on Tuesday. With over 15 of their stra...
Cambridge kids illegally importing anti-narcoleptic Modafinil to stay focused
With finals upons us, it pays to study hard:
Modafinil was never meant for people like me. It was invented to stop narcoleptics fall...
Review: The Raveonettes break hearts at Bimbo's 365 Monday
By David Downs
Danish rock duo The Raveonettes seduced and betrayed a few hundred Bay Area music aficionados Monday night with 90-m...
The man who took 40,000 hits of E and lived to tell the story...kind of
Dangerous Minds linked us to this strange story about a man who over the course of nine years took 40,000 hits of ecstasy. Honestly, ...
Modern Warfare 2, Up, Pearl Jam: New Release Tuesday November 10, 2009
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 (PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, PC)
Our UAV is finally online! The year’s most anticipated video g...
Review: Modern Warfare 2 - 'Hostiles in the Burger Town!'
Insanely violent, stunningly detailed and as addictive as a speedball, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2, is worth the hype. Free up time...
For the broke-ass Pixies fan: A free live EP and Tonight Show performance
Here’s some free Pixies goodness, since there’s only about 12 people out there who can actually afford to see them on thei...
Review: Pixies bring 'Doolittle' to Oakland's Fox Theater
By David Downs
Legendary alternative rock band Pixies howled the ferocious language of Doolittle to thousands of rabid, animalisti...
Ace pitcher Tim Lincecum faces marijuana charges
All-star phenom Tim Lincecum faces misdemeanor marijuana charges after a traffic stop in Washington state. The 2008 Cy Young Award wi...
Time Magazine Op-Ed: Save The Pot Dealers
Pretty funny, actually.
Bravo, Time. [Time]
Sighted: Street artist Ludo's Parisian Shrooms
Street artist Ludo just threw up some delicious magical mushrooms on the walls of his native Paris. Further proof that mushrooms and ...
News: Cannabis vs. Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
From ScienceDaily reporting on work in the Journal of Neuroscience today:
Use of cannabinoids (marijuana) could assist in the treatm...
Lego Rock Band, Weezer, A Final Night with George W. Bush: New Release Tuesday November 3, 2009
Lego Rock Band (PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Wii, DS)
Just like the regular Rock Band games, only with Legos for some reason. Althoug...
Did 'witches' use their vajayjays to trip balls?
Here’s a novel theory: Medieval witches didn’t actually fly around the countryside on broomsticks. They smeared sticks wi...
This is your brain on drugs for real
Science is here to prove that it’s not an emotional girl making a mess in the kitchen. This is an excerpt from an upcoming episo...
Hearings: Cash, Violence, DUIs, & Mexicans to follow legalization in California
That’s the word from anti-legalization advocates in Sacramento yesterday, where a legalization bill came up for debate. The juicies...
Michael Pollan: Cannabis growers are 'the best gardeners of my generation'
Pollan says in his new documentary The Botany of Desire – a two-hour PBS adaptation of his hit book exploring man’s relat...
California legalization initiative hits 300K-signature mark
Proponents of the leading ballot initiative have collected nearly 300,000 signatures since late September, supporters say, easily on pace...
Monty Python, Broadcast, DJ Hero: New Release Tuesday October 27, 2009
Monty Python: Almost The Truth (DVD, Blu-Ray)
IFC’s miniseries documentary about your favorite comedians’ favorite co...
Exclusive Madvillain tracks from J. Rocc
Being the bad muther-effing DJ that he is, J. Rocc always has sole possession of ridiculously rare songs. I saw him at Funky Sole in L...
Video: Them Crooked Vultures "New Fang"
QOTSA, Foo, Led Zepp = What are you waiting for? [Them Crooked Vultures]
Nicotine Fit running through your brain?
Try some push-ups, dawg.
While we are no longer faced with advertisements for cigarettes, smokers are still faced...
TDR mix of the week: Kode 9
Let’s face it – the Brits in the last 20 years have been at the forefront of innovation when it comes to new musical styles. A...
Los Angeles voters support medical cannabis dispensaries with a strong majority
Behold the photo of a man who is out of touch. Dangerous Minds (a website TDR highly endorses) has a great post about how LA City Att...
Alas, Genesis Through R. Crumb
With rave reviews from the Jewish and extended religious communities, the mainstream media and his loyal fans alike, R. Crumb’s...
Get Inside Your Head and Hallucinate
The visions are in your head man.
It’s all there, the swirling patterns – coursing with color and texture, yes the rainbow serpe...
Spiders are true friends of an erect penis [Spidey-Sense Tingling]
Venom from a spider that roams Central and South America has long been known to cause massive, uncomfortable erections that often lea...
TDR video of the day: Felt - Get Cake
When three of our favorite emcees get together, we simply must give our stamp of approval. Murs, Slug, and Aesop Rock team up for Felt...
Black Dynamite brings the ruckus to that ass
We have to get behind anybody who’s super cool and knows kung-fu, drives a $5,000 car and wears a $100 suit. This homage to 70s b...
Transformers, Flight of the Conchords, Borderlands: New Release Tuesday 10/20
Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen (DVD, Blu-Ray)
Good old mindless Hollywood entertainment from the master, Michael Bay. Hokey ...
Treasure Island Music Festival: NorCal's Micr-oachella concludes its 3rd year
More than 20,000 elite aesthetes of modern music gathered on the grass shores of an island in the middle of the San Francisco Bay over...
Dan Deacon is sonic Prozac for the soul [Treasure Island Music Festival]
MGMT, MSRKFT, Girl Talk, The Streets and the aforementioned Mr. Deacon – full report this week on TDR. But first, the TIMF Music...
TDR invites you to a mindblowing mix of hip-hop : Gilles Peterson
Gilles Peterson is a British record collector, tastemaker, and record label owner whose show “Worldwide” is absolutely essential if y...
Friday News Blotter: 'Too Much Good Stuff'
From the Lebanon Daily News:
A police officer entered the Turkey Hill Minit Market at 3:25 a.m. Saturday, police said Monday. While ins...
TDR video of the day: Modest Mouse - Whale Song
Let’s face the facts: Modest Mouse puts out batshit insane videos all day everyday. Peep the new one from their latest release, ...
TDR mix of the week: Andy Votel
Andy Votel is the kind of character that is spoken about in hushed tones by record collectors, producers and the music literati. He st...
Video of Mexico drug crew burning boat filled with cocaine
In rare stunning footage released by the US Navy, a crew of Mexican drug traffickers lit a yacht on fire and then jumped into the sea...
Science Fiction Psychedelia
Sometimes a good Sci-Fi book cover can be just as mind-bending as the book itself. Such is the case with illustrator Emanuel Schongut...
TDR video of the day: Mayer Hawthorne - Green Eyed Love
Mayer Hawthorne goes right down TDR’s alley with some psychedelic soul paired with one sexy absinthe-induced hallucination. Than...
Stop Making Sense, H.P. Lovecraft, Flaming Lips: New Release Tuesday 10/13
Stop Making Sense Blu-Ray
Considered to be one of the best concert films ever made, you can now see David Byrne’s big-suite...
TDR video of the day: Lambo - Computer Bagel
Great Scott! Behold the most amazing song about Jewish donuts ever. This auto-tuned ode to delicious bagels comes from our favorite re...
TDR video of the day: Basement Jaxx - Scars
Florae and Faunae have never made me trip balls this hard. Yet another dope beat and video from the electronic UK duo. [Basement Jaxx]
Kevin Smith encourages youth weed smoking
From the New York Post:
“I know you’re supposed to tell kids not to do drugs, but, kids, do it! Do weed! Don’t...
TDR video of the day: Depeche Mode - Hole to Feed
I don’t want to start any blasphemous rumors, but I think that God would even have to participate in this epidemic of lurid tong...
San Francisco grow houses yield fires, firearms, sticky icky ...
In the Sunset, police say row houses crammed with as many as 2,000 marijuana plants bear the marks of classic criminal enterprises....
TDR mix of the week: Cut Chemist
Cut Chemist is the DJ-producer par excellence who cut his teeth playing in underground LA hip hop circles in the 90’s, produced Jurass...
41 million dollars in drug money seized by drug agents
In one of the largest money raids known to the DEA, a total of 41 million dollars was confiscated from the ports of Mexico and Columb...
Captain Kirk's LSD-fueled techno freakout
I’d drop tabs with the Shat-Man any day so long as this is playing. [DoseNation]
This Week in Smuggling: 4.5 tons of cocaine in a shipment of canned artichokes
We always like our artichokes a litle cokey. [Latin American Herald Tribune]
The Girlfriend Experience, Ghostface, Dethklok: New Release Tuesday 9/29
The Girlfriend Experience
If you’re familiar with your pornography, you know Sasha Grey is the hottest, kinkiest starlet ou...
Meet: the Narcs of All Narcs
Ronald Brooks, the president of the National Narcotic Officers’ Associations’ Coalition, which represents more than 70,00...
Vaporizers and pancakes ['Nuff said]
(volcano vaporizer and automatican pancake machine review from Gizmodo on Vimeo).
This is what heaven must be like, if only Prince̵...
Kevin Smith coming to your town this Fall
We were just over at our favorite San Francisco comic book store Caffeinated Comics when we saw a cool flyer:
An Evening With KEVIN...
Willie Brown: California pot measure will pass
From the San Francisco Chronicle’s most-watched columnist and former mayor:
For all our weak-kneed politicians, however, I don&#...
Stevie Wonder dropped by Coda last night
Stevie Wonder played at my bar last night …
I went to my second Jazz Mafia show at the new live music venue Coda on Missio...
THC gum, beer, wine, lotion, shampoos, tooth paste, tooth brushes [!!??]]
“You name it, we medicate it,” said the executive of Genovations Laboratory in Colorado.
Dr. Brooks J. Kelly, Ph.D and c...
Mike Patton, Kid Koala 'Battle...' with The Slew Live in SF
Faith No More vocalist Mike Patton joined the preeminent DJ Kid Koala onstage in San Francisco last night for the final, howling song...
Media Blitz Greets California Cannabis Tax Effort
Reuters, The SF Chronicle, CBS, ABC and other major media outlets descended on the 38th Annual NORML Convention this afternoon for a p...
Ammiano: San Diego is on a Jihad against Marijuana
The historic movement to roll back cannabis prohibition in the U.S. marshaled its forces today at the 38th annual NORML Conference du...
Oaksterdam Initiative Hits the Streets [NORML]
From press release:
SAN FRANCISCO, CA—The Tax Cannabis 2010 campaign will kick-off its statewide signature gathering at a press...
Paging, CelebStoner.com [NORML]
Say, you’re part of a nationally publicized conference on legitimizing marijuana use. Isn’t that a good time be punctual? :)
Legal pot conference less aromatic than you'd think [NORML]
The 38th annual National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws (NORML) Conference inundated San Francisco with hundreds of act...
TDR video of the day: Portugal. The Man - "Do You"
A rockin’ tune paired with an ultra trippy video concept. You’re gonna need some serious drugs for this one. Also check ou...
Drug cops get hooked on Wii bowling during raid
You work as a drug cop and you raid a suspect’s home, only to find some meth, guns and money. You do a backflip from the joy of ...
Scientists find the plant gene that produces THC
Weed nowadays is already so strong, and now they are going to be able to make it stronger? Damn.
Scientists at the University of...
Flaming Lips on Stephen Colbert doing new album
“Do you realize?”
The Colbert ReportMon – Thurs 11:30pm / 10:30cWayne Coynewww.colbertnation.comColbert Report Full Ep...
'Katamari Forever' crapping rainbows upside our head [PS3]
Heyo, we took a crack at reviewing the new Katamari Forever at our games blog for the Examiner. When we opened the Blu-Ray disc case, ...
Kid Cudi's 'Man on the Moon ...' worth the hype?
his 2008 single “Day N Nite” was an Internet smash. His full-length debut is an ambitious five-act journey that moves in “...
'Grand Theft Auto' is about to get burlier and gayer
This is the new trailer for The Ballad of Gay Tony, the latest episode for Grand Theft Auto IV. As you can see by the crazy new weapon...
Hot single: Garage rock doo-wop with King Khan and the BBQ Show
Stringy guitars, scratchy vocals and a classic pop feel define this awesome garage-rock/doo-wop track “Invisible Girl” fro...
TDR remembers Roc Raida
Legendary DJ Roc Raida died on Saturday, according to All Hip Hop. Anyone who’s even looked at a set of turntables owes a debt ...
Awesome portraits of your favorite writers ever
Everyone who likes words and images throw your hands up. Then go check out the blog Hey Oscar Wilde! It’s Clobberin’ Time...
The Feds could convict State of California for contempt [Prisons]
California is a state that’s addicted to imprisonment. In good times, all its friends looked the other way, but now that it̵...
Ecstacy, Speed, Heroin-fueled group therapy = FAIL
The BBC reports today on some whacko German therapist who dosed a group of patients with allegedly heroin, speed & ecstasy all at onc...
Legalizing it at the country club [CalCann2010]
California cannabis law reformers CalCann2010 hit the country club farmer’s market crowd this weekend, scufflin’ with cops an...
Collapsed veins saves man from execution by lethal injection [Modernity!]
God must be laughing, because, Friday, a judge granted Ohio death row inmate Romell Broom a temporary stay of execution until they so...
Rehab center murders continue in Cuidad Juarez, Mexico [Depravity]
Cuidad Juarez, Mexico is of course an epicenter of the Mexican drug war, but cartels there are now targeting drug rehabilitation cent...
This is still a test
don’t sign off on this, i will delete it soon.
take two. saving something new. rhymes, sweet.
checking to see if i...
Review: Green Day's punk rock opera 'American Idiot' draws standing ovations
Iconoclastic director Michael Mayer takes a big hit and extends the high
By David Downs
Shooting heroin, simulated coitus, ramp...
TDR Mix of The Week: DJ Nobody
Elvin Estela aka DJ Nobody has been making music for over a decade now in Los Angeles and has carved out a unique niche for himself a...
Mexico Drug War Update
As of September 4th, there have been over 249 murders connected to the drug cartels in Mexico. That puts the death total at close to ...
Dope Beats: Mayer Hawthorne's Lonely Hearts Tour Underway, Possibly Leading to Massive Surge of Baby Making throughout North America
See what Mayer Hawthorne is grubbing on? That plate is an American classic, just like the rhythm and blues that originated from South...
CJR: the MSM are acting less childish about pot
“I think editors are realizing that people want more honest, unbiased coverage of the issue,” Richard Lee puts it. “Newspapers are t...
Peace Officers Ending Pot Prohibition in Sacto [Inspiring]
Today, a tour diary from the California Cannabis 2010 campaign, which started gathering signatures this week. An excerpt:
Overall the res...
Too Funky For Burning Man
We at The Dope Report live in close accordance with The Funk. And of course by Funk, we are talking about all of the various meanings...
TDR: Radio - New Raekwon, KRS1, and Jay-Z
The Dope Report took over Pirate Cat Radio last night for a special Saturday night episode of Grand Theft Audio a weekly radio show a...
Anti-Drug Advocate Busted with Grow House, Gun, Doobies
Hey, kids. Today’s public service announcement originates from the fine state of West Virginia, and it goes like this: If you&#...
LA Times Blog Finds Weed in LA [Shocker]
Everyone knows there’s hundreds of medical cannabis stores in Los Angeles, but the LA Times amused itself today by plotting them...
Legal Pot Initiative Clear for Signature-Gathering in CA.
There are now four pushes to legalize possession and growth of non-medicinal cannabis in California. Three at the ballot box and one ...
Snoop Dogg becoming more Snoop every day [Branding]
The nice thing about Snoop is he’s consistent. He’s always essentially said, “I’m a big, rich gangster pimp.&...
Aziz Ansari Leaks Jay-Z Single in Annoying DJ Mixtape Fashion
Jay-Z’s upcoming release “The Blueprint 3,” just got leaked, meaning those songs are most likely going to get ruine...
Beavis and Butt-Head Triumphantly Return to Shamelessly Plug New Mike Judge Film
After over a decade-long absence, the moronic duo are back only to tell us how awesome Mike Judge’s Extract will be. And for som...
Pfizer to pay $2.3 billion for lying, kickbacks - largest pharma fraud settlement in history
The DOJ giveth and the DOJ taketh away:
WASHINGTON, Sept. 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/—American pharmaceutical giant Pfizer Inc. ...
Infected Cocaine Kills Three, Now a National Health Concern
After DJ Am’s death, crack and cocaine is on many people’s minds as a drug not to be fucked with as it can send you to th...
DJ AM was on some straight DRUGS, son
Do they just give you a tote bag of crack, Xanax, and OxyContin when you become famous in America in 2009? Rolling Stone’s posti...
SF's Outside Lands Retrospective: In Pictures
Today we close the chapter on San Francisco’s second annual Golden Gate Park music festival Outside Lands, which was a lot of fu...
TDR Radio: The Dead Weather at Outside Lands
TDR licks its wounds and naps today after a long weekend in Golden Gate Park at Outside Lands, where we checked out M.I.A., Mastodon,...
TDR Video of the Day: N.A.S.A. - "Whachadoin?"
Summer is just about doneski, but there’s room for one last helping of blazing heat courtesy of N.A.S.A. The Anti- Records produ...
TDR Video of the Day: Mayer Hawthorne - "Maybe So, Maybe No"
We at TDR just came back from spending our summer in the lovely confines of Southern California, but we just can’t let go of the...
Dope Boy: Patton Oswalt
With observations that reference drugs, alcohol, classic sci-fi films, and comic books, Patton Oswalt has always been our kind of com...
Should M.I.A. be bitching about opening for Tenacious D at Outside Lands?
“Paper Planes” weight-mover M.I.A. is on twitter this week and curious as to how she, vocalist of song of the year ̶...
The World's First Cocaine Bar
Just when you think you have heard it all in terms of the drug world, South America ups the ante tenfold. Route 36 is the name of the...
Top Ways Drugs Get Into Prison
Many people end up in jail due to drug possession, drug production or trafficking, therefore it’s no wonder that there is a hug...
TDR Mix OF The Week: Quantic [Tropical Dub]
Will Holland (aka Quantic) is one the most prolific and innovative working producers today. What started back in 2000 with a little kn...
Cocaine is all over your cash
There is good reason why it is considered improper etiquette to snort cocaine with a rolled up banknote. We’ve all heard about how di...
Mexico Decriminalizes Drugs for 'Personal Use'
A new law was enacted today in Mexico that allows for ‘personal use’ of narcotics with no prosecution. This means one can be ...
A Lung Expanding, Tumor Preventing Miracle [Science Says So]
You know how it takes a lot of practice to work up the lung capacity to successfully take a huge bong hit without keeling over coughi...
Them Crooked Vultures tease us some more
Sort of like a Rock Voltron – Them Crooked Vultures combines Led Zeppelin, Foo Fighters and Queens of the Stone Age. The album&#...
'Washington Post' Op-Ed calls for end to prohibition [When Swine Aviate]
Many people have not heard of L.E.A.P., but they have to be one of the most effective anti-drug warriors around. They’re “...
Did Mexican drug gangs start the La Brea forest fire?
The LA Times reports today that officials in Santa Barbara County suspect Mexican drug cartels of accidentally igniting the La Brea f...
A moment of Dope: R.I.P. Reno 911!
Reno 911! co-creator and The State alumn Thomas Lennon announced via twitter today that Reno 911! had been canceled. Which is a shame...
Fugees' John Forte in 'Village Voice' on his pardon, new EP
Much respect to music writer Ben Westhoff and Village Voice music editor Rob Harvilla for getting together this week’s update o...
Thanks, Manson Family for killing the '60s [Dirty Hippies]
As aging Boomers attempt to remember Woodstock (Aug 18, 1969) this coming weekend through hundreds of anniversary articles, perhaps t...
Vintage Baatin footage from Slum Village's heydaze [Wax Poetics]
Wax Poetics writer and Chicagoan Ronnie Reese ranks among the smartest, savviest music writers in the world. So we’re happy to ...
Billy Mays Death due to too much Tony Montana
Famous sales pitchman Billy May’s toxicology report was revealed today and cocaine was found to be the culprit behind his untim...
The War on Drugs now includes birth control
em—war-on-birth-control’>Nailed ‘Em – War on Birth Control
The overdrawn drug war declares that an attack on o...
Dope Beats: Stones Throw Sundays at Amoeba L.A. this Month
It’s easy to say L.A. is where it’s at this summer. The Dodgers are currently the best team in baseball, everyone’s...
Michael Jackson's death makes a mockumentary of modern medicine [Propofol]
Remember when we called it that prescription drugs killed M.J. the way they kill millions in America? Well, the story gets better.
Wildlife Drug Experimentation Up in Recent Polls
Yeah OK, not really, but seriously, bwahahahahahhaha!!!!
TDR Mix of the Week : Dam Funk
Dam-Funk is the man behind the current boogie craze that has been infecting the music message boards, blogs, magazines, but most impo...
QOTSA, Foo Fighters, Led Zepp Recombine To Form Them Crooked Vultures
Blurt Magazine, for which we write, had some crazy news yesterday that Queens of the Stone Age’s Josh Homme, Foo Fighter Dave G...
Video: Bukowski Cruises Hollywood Blvd (So you don't have to)
Don’t freak with old Buke. Arthur Magazine posted yesterday an excerpt from Charles Bukowski’s Tapes (1985). In it, the cr...
Grand Theft Audio Episode 6: Rye Rye, SA-RA, and Lullabye Arkestra
So, TDR has radio show called Grand Theft Audio spinning hard drives weekly at Pirate Cat Radio. Here’s Episode 6. Select artists ...
Drug Use Down Among Uncool Kids [The Onion]
WASHINGTON, DC — According to a study released Monday by the Department of Health and Human Services, drug use is on the decline among...
The harmful effects of smoking cigarettes, brought to you by gay robots
C-3PO may not be into smoking cigarettes, but we all know he’s down for smoking meat wieners. Big, shiny, metal ones.
Cannabis iPhone app marks the weed spot
iPhones are amazing devices that can pump your gas and tell you nurturing things when you’re feeling kind of blue. They can also no...
Oregon speed showing up in wastewater tests
Statistics detailing the amount of drug users in a given community have never been very accurate, especially when it comes to a subst...
Benicio del Toro, Bill Murray party in Cuba
This today from the Latin American Herald Tribune reads like fiction.
HAVANA – Puerto Rican actor Benicio del Toro, best known for ...
TDR Mix of the Week : Kon and Amir
Kon and Amir are the kind of legendary record collectors that get spoken about in hushed tones by producers and the musical cognoscen...
Ballot Initiative to Legalize Marijuana in 2010 Filed in California
The second ballot initiative in two weeks, “Activists have 150 days from filing to gather 434,000 signatures to qualify for the sta...
DeLorean Biopic Could Be Awesome
Fresh off the highly-rated documentary Tyson, wild man director producer James Toback is taking aim at the life of John DeLorean.
RIP Dash Snow: Rich Heroin Fucktard
(Above: Look at this fucking hipster poster boy, Snow)
The New York Times today has a memorable piece on some dead junkie named Da...
DEA yanks $1.2 billion in plants from Sierra Nevada [Hula Hoes]
Tis the season for weedin’ and seedin’.
Federal and state agents have arrested 83 people accused of gro...
Drug users really need to buckle up in Florida
Just weeks after Florida enacted a mandatory seat belt law on June 30th, four felony drug arrests have been made on unsuspecting moto...
Cloned South Korean Drug Dogs on the Prowl
Four years after creating the first dog clone and only months after creating four Beagles that glow red under ultraviolet light, scie...
East Coast Assholes Realize California Is Like, Making Money in Pot Business
We can just see the industry magnates of the East Coast scratching their chin at today’s Wall Street Journal article, ‘Wi...
TDR Mix OF The Week : DJ Harvey
DJ Harvey is the don of cosmic music in the modern world. He pioneered alot of what people these days are calling cosmic beardo = dan...
Mexican Drug Lord Busts Yield Scarface's-worth of Toys
When a Mexican drug lord gets busted, what happens to his emerald-encrusted pistols? ... The agency is called the Asset Administration...
The Style Shark [Blogs After Our Own Heart]
[The Style Shark]
The Onion Discovers 'How Drugs Cross the Border'
“Step 8: An elaborate network of tunnels leads directly to Bonarroo”
Lex Records Enlists James Jarvis To Great Effect [Art]
England’s Lex Records might just be the MoWax of 2009, what with its Danger Mouse and Doom affiliations among others. Their upc...
Faces of Meth
We all know the associations that come with meth; low rent trailer trash, backwoods personalities with missing teeth that look like t...
Why is California getting more money to fight the drug war?
Last time I checked we are in the throes of a recession and the State of California is 26 billion dollars in debt. Our schools are ai...
Hunter S. Thompson's 'Ancient Wisdom' Review
We have to be careful which image we project, because the success of that projection may nullify that image. On one hand, you have Sn...
12 Mexican Federal Police Officers Assassinated
Michocan, Mexico is the epicenter of La Familia, one of the most ruthless drug trafficking groups in Mexico. Arnoldo Rueda Medina, on...
Twilight's Kristen Stewart Kind of Hot To Us Now
Sorry. We can’t help it. We simple man.
Hope these old photos don’t ruin her Olympic swimming career / vampire advertisi...
The State DVD is out today, things got out of hand, and now I've got tape all over my face
The State DVD
Psychedelics and greenery aside, nothing has fed the collective TDR head like the legendary State. Their short-lived yet...
Obama Blanks on Drug Czar's Title [Policy Hints]
The White House Office of National Drug Control Policy is the kind of thing many Americans would like to forget ever existed. Count Obama...
Dropping Ecstasy Can Drop Your Handicap [Performance Enhancing Drugs]
If you find your golf game out of whack, you can either switch to Precept balls, or just trip balls while rolling on E. Even better i...
Indian Moonshine Sends You To Heaven for 20 Cents
Fratboys don’t got shit on Indian peasants. BBC news says 100 are dead from illegal Indian moonshine in Mehmadabad, a semi-indu...
Mexico Torturing Citizens in Drug War, says WaPo
Come on, Mexico. If you’re going to torture, make sure they’re not your own citizens, and do it Egypt, where those uppity...
Even the Narcs are out of Money in California [Budget]
California’s budget mess looks so bad that one can imagine the sick dying in the streets and the crazies raping their corpses. Amid...
Fountain of Youth Found in Easter Island Bacterial Secretion
Chris Rock told us that if it’s hurt or broken, just pour some ‘tussin on it. Well, when he said ‘tussin, he probab...
Dear Steve Jobs, What's Acid Like?
LSD guru Albert Hofmann asked Steve Jobs how LSD helped him form Apple. The answer is still up in the air, but the question itself ha...
Man Dies Horrific, Chocolatey Death
This just in from BBC about an East Coast on-the-job-accident:
Vincent Smith Jr, 29, was emptying pieces of solid chocolate into ...
MJ's Death Possibly a Drug Homicide Now
Hate to say we told you so, but:
Investigators probing the death of Michael Jackson are awaiting the results of a toxicology report...
Willie Isz's "The Grussle" Brings The Heat
Goodie Mob offshoot Willie Isz has the goods, son. Consisting of Jnerio Jarel & Khujo Goodie (Goodie Mob), their upcoming record ...
Ghostface Killah Gets Superpowers in New 'Cell Block Z' Comic Book
A fatal flaw in super-weapon programs will always be the inability to control your new super weapon. This time-honored narrative clic...
The Pot Revolution will be Televised [Weed PSA's]
California pro-marijuana lobbyists are bringing the fight to the television by launching this new ad.
Assemblyman Tom Ammiano intro...
Indian Jewelry: TDR Band of the Week
MY working theory is: the more oppressive an environment, the more extreme the reaction is to it. Hence – Indian Jewelry –...
The $33 Million Bronx Build-A-Bear Brown Bust
Authorities announced Saturday a massive heroin bust in the Bronx, where dealers were moving millions of dollars in dope inside Build...
Left 4 Dead Health Pack after the long holiday?
We have done it again.
Too much of everything and we are back into the fetal position.
We feel like we just deposed a presid...
Why We Stopped Eating Acid in Nevada [Terminator]
A man who ran naked through the Stateline casino core was subdued by a Taser on Tuesday before a group of “startled” children in the...
So This Is What a Shot-Up Bentley Looks Like
On a downtown stretch of the 101 Freeway, a storm of bullets riddled a $100,000 Bentley, showering the lanes with shell casings and gl...
Sweet Lou Admits Using the Sweet Leaf [Performance Reducing Drugs]
Chicago Cubs manager Lou Piniella recently admitted to trying marijuana and not liking it, which probably explains his anger issues.
Anti-Smoking Suicides Linked to Chantix, Zyban
The FDA is warning smokers that anti-smoking pills Chantix and Zyban can make you want to freakin’ kill yourself and they have ...
U.S. Border Patrol Tunnel-Spotter to Prowl Southwest
Many may not think about it, but somewhere, right now, a person is tunneling toward Los Estados Unidos. Drug tunnels to the United St...
Check Out Zhenli's $206 Million Fat Stack [Well-Played]
Dammmm. A California King of cash. You go, Zhenli.
TDR’s man of the hour award goes to Chinese-born Mexican pharmaceuticals ...
Did Pills Kill Michael Jackson? [Dept. of Probably]
MJ is up in heaven now. No doubt playing a backgammon tournament with Heath Ledger and Farrah Fawcett, trading pill stories and doubl...
The United Nations Is Overpaying for Cocaine
Today’s top news story emanates from the 320-page, UN World Drug Report 2009. It’s pretty dense, boring, run of the mill stuf...
Two Ibuprofen Gets High School Girl Naked, Principle Busted
When a school vice principle asks you to strip, the answer is always, “I want a lawyer.”
It’s a shame the Supreme Court rule...
Craigslist Pot Dealer Busted, Confirms Darwinian Science
Guys, gals. Stop selling drugs via Craigslist. From the AP today:
Police said undercover detectives responded to the advertisement and ...
In His Past Life, Don Draper Advertised for Heroin [History of Drug Ads]
As this ridiculous war on drugs continues, feds and bureaucrats are getting mad paid while the economy gets sucked into the 12th dime...
GTA IV's Meth Recipe Could Lead to Death by Explosion
There’s a lot of things in Grand Theft Auto that you ought not to do in real life. Actually, you shouldn’t do anything fr...
'The Kush' Under Fire in Illinois
The land of Abraham Lincoln is an ironic hotbed of racism, which goes a long way to explaining why you can get 25 years in jail there...
Early Halloween Idea #472: Coke Shark
Tis the season for migration – the humpbacks head south, the Arizonans head West, and of course, the coke sharks swim northward to Me...
All DEA, Please Report to Afghanistan [Man Up]
The graveyard of empires has some new residents, America’s much-loved DEA agentry.
McClatchy reports lengthily this week tha...
Manny Ramirez Suspended 50 Games for Drug Violation
The Los Angeles Times reported earlier today that Dodgers All-Star slugger Manny Ramirez has tested positive for performance enhancin...
In These Tough Economic Times, Star Athletes and Their Moms Are Pushing Weight
Apparently throwing a baseball faster than fuck for thousands of dollars can’t even stop your mom from peddling tweak in these ...
'Everybody Must Get Stoned' Author Talks 'Beer, Cunt, and Horn Music'
On April 1, 2009, Citadel published author R.U. Sirius’ non-fictional work Everybody Must Get Stoned, which details substance us...
Cocaine-Laden Narco-Subs Set Sail for Mexico Every Week
Stupid-ass economy got you down? It could be worse. You could be making a measly $6,000 to spend fourteen days inside a godforsaken Co...
Notorious: The Top Drug Lords of All Time: #9 Griselda Blanco
Griselda Blanco aka “The Black Widow” aka “The Godmother”
Country: Colombia, USA
Notorious: The Top Drug Lords of All Time: #8 Pablo Escobar
Pablo Escobar was one of the the most notoriously violent and wealthy drug lords ...
Notorious: The Top Drug Lords of All Time: #7 Amado Carillo Fuentes
Amado Carillo Fuentes aka “Lord of the Skies”
Country: Mexico, USA
Product: Cocaine, Marijuana
Amado Fuentes was the b...
Bitter Love between Utah and Pharmaceuticals
In a nod to the pitfalls of religious repression, Utah has become the nation’s leader in the abuse of pharmaceutical drugs. There wer...
Notorious: The Top Drug Lords of All Time: #6 Jose Gonzalo Rodriguez Gacha
Jose Gonzalo Rodriguez Gacha aka “El Mexicano”
It’s no surprise that some of the m...
Australian Ravers Drowning in GHB
Ambulances are lining up outside of raves in Melbourne. For the first time in Victoria, people attending large dance events are comin...
Notorious: The Top Drug Lords of All Time: #5 "Freeway" Ricky Ross
“Freeway” Ricky Ross
“Freeway” Ricky Ross claims that at his peak he wa...
Notorious: The Top Drug Lords of All Time: #4 Carlos Lehder
Country: USA, Colombia, The Bahamas
Carlos Lehder is one of the co-founders of the Medellin Cartel ...
Notorious: The Top Drug Lords of All Time: #3 Frank Lucas
Frank Lucas is famous for going out to the Golden Triangle (the apex of Asian opium produ...
Notorious: The Top Drug Lords of All Time: #2 Santiago Luis Polanco Rodríguez aka "Yayo"
#2 Santiago Luis Polanco Rodríguez aka “Yayo”
Country: The Dominican Republic, Jamaica, USA
Product: Crack Cocaine
Notorious: The Top Drug Lords of All Time: #1 The Medellin Cartel
The Dope Report has compiled the definitive list of the most ruthless movers and pushers, the most innovative and sophisticated produ...
Hobos Hit Hardest by Tobacco Tax
Rolling your own has lost its charm. The tax on loose rolling tobacco has increased from $1.09 a pound to $24.59, that’s a 2200% incr...
Rupert Murdoch Claims Rights to Bag of Weed [Family Guy]
Just about everyone celebrating 4/20 today got the pre-party started by watching last night’s episode of Family Guy. While this...
Prescription Needed to Drink American Tap Water
I’m not sure I’m supposed to be taking all this head lice medication with these birth control pills, and I’m defini...
Dubstep Mixed with Ketamine Creates Zombies
In the case of many musical genres, the mood and energy the style provokes become synonymous with a particular drug that seems to def...
French Drug Authorities Find Lance Armstrong's Shower to be Offensive
France’s anti-doping agency has found Lance Armstrong’s recent shower to be in violation of testing rules and is threaten...
Andrew Sullivan Takes 'The Atlantic's' Readership Out of The Cannabis Closet
East Coast Ivy Leaguers are coming out of the pot closet like mad at The Atlantic Monthly’s web site. Over there, gay columnist and...
Burning Man Ravers Lit Up by Real Natives
Everyone’s favorite alternative mainstream $300-a head communal oxymoronic desert drug freakout Burning Man got a black eye this...
M.I.A.'s “Paper Planes” - A PTSD Cure? [Spotless Minds]
Playing M.I.A.’s “Paper Planes” loudly at your next PTSD meeting might pave a road to recovery, New Scientist reports.
Give Us Ecstasy and We Can Fight PTSD
Prior to its Schedule 1 criminalization in 1985, MDMA was widely used in the psychiatric community to treat patients who were unable ...
Watch Super Fun Magical Happiness Grow Before Your Eyes[shroomz]
Spending an evening in a shamanic psilocybin mushroom-induced trance can be awesome as shit. But sitting around and watching said mush...
DOOM, formerly MF Doom: Why I Voted for McCain
Independent underground rap superstar Doom, formerly MF Doom, is the number five selling indie artist [ReutersUK] in the UK this week...
DMT Allows Me to Tap into Christ Consciousness
Protected under the Religious Freedom Restoration Act, a sect of Christian Mystics have been given the right to use DMT in order to e...
Bart Simpson, Autobot Pills Not Ecstasy At All
A new drug cocktail containing chemicals that closely mimic the effects of ecstasy has appeared. The Idaho State Police Forensics Lab...
Mexico at War with the Drug Cartel: A Dope Report Series
At this stage in the game it is not an overstatement to say that what began as a concern in the Mexican government over the increasin...