Report by Eddy Wreck (UK) & Xenia Schiller (USA)
Even degenerates can't resist the delights of a barbeque. Wreckered
asked drug users in the UK and the USA to share their experiences
of getting high while dining al fresco.
By far the most popular drug at a barbeque, all users reported appetite
increase (the so-called munchies) as a common result of smoking
cannabis in the proximity of a BBQ.
Users reported a 200% increase in the amount of food eaten and
a 60% increase in the number of mistakes made while cooking food.
Nine respondents reported laughing their asses off when their host
set fire to himself.
"When it’s my turn to host the recreational round-robin,
I always opt for meth. It’s good if you’re entertaining
on a budget, ‘cos you make it in the basement. Unlike pot, which
can break you, I’ve never had to feed anyone. With meth, I wouldn’t
do much more than cocktail weenies" Emily, 20, sophomore
Users reported appetite loss and a concurrent drop-off in their
desire for burgers, pork chops or any other BBQ food. One respondent
told us of how she and everyone else at her BBQ got so high on ecstasy
that they created an ad hoc mini-festival around the grill.
"The flames were, like, this focal point for us. So we turned
up the music, gave the food to the dog and danced the night away".
Julie, 22, Herbalist
"Last summer it helped me discover the meaning of life. And
the infinite bond that connects every creature. Was a cow told me
this. Now I can’t eat any kind of meat. I know too much".
Nathan, 32, Pilot
Respondents told of how food would often get overcooked or
burned due to intense talking and forgetfulness.
In a few instances, cocaine had caused users to insist that they
and no-one else knew how to cook a sausage perfectly. Often, violence
ensued and in Shelby County, Alabama, a woman was killed in a
gunfight after criticising a man's pork chop.
A niche drug in the world of back yard barbeques. Only one of
our respondents admitted taking acid at a BBQ and said he only
did it "to imagine what it must have been like in Vietnam".
"My boyfriend loves to grill. When we have a gathering,
he makes a bit of everything. People are too polite not to load
up, but the self-loathing afterwards ruins the party vibe. I’m
always ready with the laxatives. You can’t imagine how relieved
everyone is when their guilt finally passes". Jennifer, 23,
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