This new interpretation of the "House of Usher" story has a thoroughly modern theme: Roderick Usher is a Big Pharma tycoon based on the Sackler family story already mined by "Dopesick" and "PainKiller." He presides over the Fortunato empire known best for their powerful painkiller, Ligodone.
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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.
Less than two years ago, "Dopesick" began streaming on Hulu. The series focuses on Purdue Pharma, OxyContin and the opioid crisis in America. It received 14 Emmy nominations. Fast forward to 2023 and the same story has been repackaged by Netflix into a six-part series called "PainKiller."
It's the 10th anniversary of Dr. Sanjay Gupta's "Weed" specials on CNN. No. 7, "A Senior Moment," focuses on the elderly, many of whom are smoking more cannabis and taking fewer pills.
Margot Robbie is hot. With current and recent leading roles in "Barbie," "Babylon" and "Amsterdam," the Aussie actress has become one of Hollywood's top earners and its No. 1 starlet.