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04.10.14 Andy Cush

Your Walter White days may be coming to a close, as device on the market in New Zealand aims to alert landlords and the police when it detects that meth is cooked on their property. From the MethMinder website, which refers to the drug by the kiwi slang term ‘P’: Designed by professional gas analysts […]

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10.04.13 Marina Galperina

Oh, sorry. Did you not watch the final episode, still? Breaking Bad fans residing in Albuquerque, New Mexico bought a charming little obit mention for the late fictional character. WHITE, WALTER aka “Heisenberg,” 52, of Albuquerque, died Sunday after a long battle with lung cancer, and a gunshot wound. A co-founder of Gray Matter, White was a research […]

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10.03.13 Andy Cush

Silk Road, the “deep web” service that allowed its users to anonymously buy and sell things like illegal drugs and weapons, was shuttered this week, leaving countless users without their usual connect. A redditor posting from what looks like a throwaway account took to the site yesterday to issue a “PSA” about the relative purity […]

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08.21.13 Andy Cush

I’m going to skip the talk of the horrors of methamphetamine addiction, and the general weirdness of the fact that a rehab locator service (yep, that’s a thing) is using a meme-y photobooth-style app to illustrate them, and just say this: if you’re a Breaking Bad fan (or otherwise) who’s always secretly wondered what you’d […]

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02.27.13 Eugene Reznik

Brooklyn-based writer Josh Kurp and photographer Nadia Chaudhury set off recently on an independent “Breaking Bad” tour of Albuquerque, New Mexico, which has a lot going for it, like its meth, and a major TV show shot on-location there about its meth. #Meth. Walter White’s house, Heisenberg’s hat, Los Pollos Hermanos, Skyler’s storage unit, the […]

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11.09.11 Marina Galperina

Requiem for a Dream director Darren Aronofsky was tapped for The Meth Project’s aggressive TV campaign to, as per Agency Spy’s guess, “scare children to the point that they will never want to leave the house again.” You know some ba-a-ad stuff’s about to happen to this chick. […]

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07.14.11 Marina Galperina

Iranian drug mule Safi Zadeh Hossein was apprehended in Bangkok’s International Airport when he arrived from Syria with two ugly and suspicious handicraft artworks. The framed cameo and a giant, yellow, vaginal rose were creatively pressed and molded from 33.6 pounds crystal methamphetamine worth $1.6 million. Thai officials said this was the first time they’ve […]

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04.16.10 Marina Galperina

Hey, meth heads: If your entire state (every “outhouse,” “tepee” and “hay bale”) was covered in kid-drawn anti-methamphetamine messages, would you (a) see it as a necessary, positive reinforcement of your struggle for sobriety, (b) think about getting some meth more frequently or (c) proceed to methodically pick it all off, paint chip by paint […]

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