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Bad News Digest: June 26, 2013

Now that “Who Killed JFK?” is done, we’ve decided to relax the only way we know how: by compiling all the bad news you might have missed while you were out enjoying the first weekend of summer.

Adolescent Repair While You Wait

Adolescent Repair While You Wait

The summer of ’87. World population reached five billion people. Ronald Reagan challenged Gorbachev to tear down the Wall. The Harmonic Convergence ushered in a new era of universal peace and brotherly love. And in Texas, thousands of teenagers were being thrown into for-profit psychiatric hospitals, put on antipsychotic meds, and kept there until their family insurance ran out. I had the good luck to be one of them.

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Bad News Digest: June 18, 2013

Hey folks, did you miss us? Too bad, we’re back anyway, and we’ll be blogging daily again from here on out, now that we’ve put that pesky matter of a certain assassination behind us! And now that we’re back, we’re…