After a few weeks of jumbo-sized Alphabet Soup columns, somewhat predictably, The Letter X is a short one. We’re a bit punk rock this week.
For some reason, I associate MDMA (aka ecstasy, aka E, aka X) with the ’90s, the rave scene, and furry dice. Some of this makes sense: E was and still is a popular recreational drug that’s seen most often in the dance and club scene. But its history stretches to way back in the early 20th century. Read More The How and the Who Behind Ecstasy (MDMA)