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Purdue Pharma Opioid Ads Keep Trying to Dull Sackler Pain

As the hardworking staff has resolutely noted, OxyContin pusher Purdue Pharma has been spending millions of dollars in an attempt to 1) adwash the Sackler family’s responsibility for hooking millions of Americans on opioids and 2) minimize the current blowback … Continue reading

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The Arts Seen in NYC (#StraightWhiteMen Preview Edition)

Well the Missus trundled me down to the Big Town for my birthday last weekend and, say, it was swell. (It also marked the start of a year’s worth of my saying, à la Raymond Chandler, that I’m pushing 70 … Continue reading

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Purdue Pharma’s Opioid Ads Keep Trying To Dull America’s Pain

As the hardtsking staff has previously noted, the fabulously wealthy Sackler family, which unleashed OxyContin on an unsuspecting American public, played a key role in the country’s current opioid crisis. Adding insult to devastating injury, the family’s corporate arm, Purdue … Continue reading

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Opioid-Pushing Sacklers Administer Advertising Methadone

Let us now speak of the Sackler brothers – Arthur, Mortimer, and Raymond – patriarchs of the pharmaceutical-fueled family that has made billions of dollars from the sale of OxyContin, the marketing of which has undeniably triggered America’s current opioid … Continue reading

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Why The WSJ Is A Great Newspaper (Picasso Sculpture Edition)

The Weekend Wall Street Journal devotes three full pages to a piece chronicling the quest by one of Pablo Picasso’s granddaughters to catalogue the more than 2000 sculptures created by the 20th Century’s greatest artist. A PICASSO HEIR’S EPIC HUNT … Continue reading

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Arts Seen In The Big Town (II)

Three to see in New York City: * Cecil Beaton: The New York Years at the Museum of the City of New York (through 2/20/12). And while you’re there, check out The Greatest Grid: The Master Plan of Manhattan, 1811-2011 … Continue reading

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