Report: 'Adorable' Drug Kingpin's Father Is a DEA Agent 

In early November, a 19-year-old Texas woman named Sarah Furay was arrested while allegedly toting an eye-popping array of pharmaceuticals. Several news stories referred to the woman, Sarah Furay, as “adorable.” While apologizing for that word choice, Death and Taxes has also uncovered the less-adorable fact that… »Monday 7:10pm11/23/15 7:10pm


Tennessee's 'Fetal Assault' Law Isn't Keeping Pregnant Women from Using Drugs 

A little under two years ago, Tennessee passed Senate Bill 1391, making it a crime to have taken narcotic drugs while pregnant, if the infant is born addicted to narcotics or “harmed by” them. While 28 women have been charged under the law, and one sentenced to jail time, there’s no evidence it’s worked to reduce the… »11/18/15 12:10pm11/18/15 12:10pm

Rand Paul Calls Out Jeb Bush, Former Rich-Kid Weed Smoker, for Marijuana Hypocrisy

On Thursday, Rand Paul discussed his stance on weed, also known as the one position on which he isn’t totally bananas. In a talk, Paul called out Jeb Bush for flagrant rich-kid hypocrisy: namely, the former Florida governor’s admission that he had smoked marijuana while a student at Phillips Academy is exactly why… »9/18/15 12:14pm9/18/15 12:14pm

German Homeopaths Accidentally Get High as Balls as Conference Ends in Chaos

A homeopathy conference in Germany ended regrettably early when 29 people accidentally took “an LSD-like drug” called Aquarust and had to be rushed to the hospital, according to reports. The homeopaths were rescued after they were seen rolling around in a field near their hotel, gibbering incoherently. »9/08/15 1:10pm9/08/15 1:10pm

FDA Calls Kim Kardashian's Instagram Drug Endorsement 'Misleading'

Kim Kardashian will probably think twice next time she considers asking her 42 million Instagram followers to double-tap her prescription drug endorsements. The Food and Drug Administration sent a letter to the makers of Diclegis (a morning sickness drug she promoted last month) asking them to “stop ‘misbranding’ the… »8/11/15 5:45pm8/11/15 5:45pm

Note to Partiers: You're Not Allowed to Fuck on the Streets of Montauk

During the summer, New York City’s most wealthy and debauched will often escape the heat of the city by heading for East Hampton, bringing with them suitcases full of madras shorts, straw fedoras, and—most importantly—their shittiest behavior. Well, bad news for these dumb Gatsby wannabes: East Hampton Town Supervisor… »8/05/15 3:40pm8/05/15 3:40pm

Very Chilled Out Bro Arrested for Possession of 10,000 Xanax Pills

Ryan Patrick Jones, a 22-year-old University of Alabama student and chillest rich kid alive, was arrested on Wednesday evening by agents from the West Alabama Narcotics Task Force. They reportedly found 10,000 Xanax pills and 141 grams of marijuana in his house. That is basically the above picture multiplied by 555.… »7/16/15 9:30pm7/16/15 9:30pm

Woman Does Extraordinary Number of Whip-Its, Crashes SUV Into Mailbox

There are just so many ways to grab Wednesday and bend it to your will, to tell Wednesday, “Listen up, Wednesday, I am the boss of you and soon you will disappear over the horizon, utterly forgotten, just like Monday and Tuesday before you.” Some people buy a venti iced caramel macchiato, some people post a #HumpDay… »6/03/15 5:40pm6/03/15 5:40pm

New Super Powerful Drug Called Flakka Wreaking Havoc on Florida

Flakka sounds like it would be a good time. Named after a Spanish slang word for “pretty woman,” it seems like it would feel like a trip to the moon on gossamer wings, but the name is misleading: Flakka is a potent stimulant that turns people aggressive and violent, making them believe they have superhero strength.… »5/27/15 3:30pm5/27/15 3:30pm

Remember That One Wedding That Was Actually a Huge Drug Sting?

If there’s ever a reason to not show up to a wedding, it’s the risk of being arrested. So if you’re planning a wedding and want to invite some of your favorite drug dealers, you should probably just send the save-the-date to someone else. After the Shiawasse County fake wedding in 1990, it’s unlikely they’re going to… »5/14/15 7:10pm5/14/15 7:10pm