Tuesday, March 29th, 2011

Playing Well With Drugs: An Interview With Eddie Einbinder

In his striped shirt and conservative suit, Eddie Einbinder doesn't embody the kind of dishevelment that PSAs like to project onto drug users. But as the author of How To Have Fun And Not Die, which won the New York Book Festival's grand prize in 2008, Einbinder is a staunch proponent of drug use— the safe kind, that is. The book's second edition will be released May 1, and in November, Einbinder will debut a related documentary at a Drug Policy Alliance conference. Both the updated book and film incorporate lessons Einbinder culled while observing (and sometimes participating in) the young-adult party scene as he's traveled and lectured [...]