Griselda Blanco is the role Sofía Vergara was born to play. She's teamed up with "Narcos" director Andrés Baiz on the six-part miniseries "Griselda," now streaming on Netflix. Fans of the six seasons of "Narcos" will not be disappointed.
Like Lenny Bruce, Pete Davidson's personal life is an open book. In his latest Netflix special, "Turbo Fonzarelli," the stand-up discusses his addiction to ketamine and other drugs.
The four-part miniseries "Willie Nelson & Family" tops off a terrific year for the country music legend. Among the major reveals: Busted for cocaine in 1978, Mark Rothbaum went to jail and then was hired as Nelson's manager after his release because he refused to snitch on Waylon Jennings, who the coke was for.
Much has been made of the prosthetic nose Bradley Cooper wears in "Maestro" (now streaming on Netflix) to look more like his Jewish subject, Leonard Bernstein. It's a big one, kind of pudgy, excellent apparently to snort cocaine with, which Lenny does at a party in this exasperating biopic.
Cocaine made a comeback in 2023 movies headed by a wacky one about a buzzed bear. There was plenty of weed in this year's crop of stoner films as well.
Melissa Etheridge dedicates her second memoir "Talking to My Angels" to her son Beckett. In her one-woman Broadway show "My Window," Beckett's OD death hangs over the performance like a shroud.
In the back-to-back Little Richard documentaries – "Little Richard: The King and Queen of Rock & Roll" and "Little Richard: I Am Everything" (2023) – not much is said about the rock & roll pioneer's prodigious drug use.
Only in the bizarro world we now live in would women back Johnny Depp in his defamation suit against Amber Heard. It's a major focus of the three-part series "Depp v. Heard" now streaming on Netflix.
Crooner Tony Bennett, who passed away on July 21, preferred pot. He suffered a cocaine overdose in the late '70s and felt particularly bad when Whitney Houston succumbed to drugs in 2012. "Let's legalize drugs," the smooth singer pled.
Democratic Presidential nomination challenger Robert F. Kennedy Jr. is known for environmental activism, his opposition to Covid vaccines and other conspiracy theories. A hippie in his teens, he was arrested several times for drugs.