The death of 28-yr old actor Heath Ledger is in the news, provoking a cynical “What, another celebrity drug overdose? Big deal!” response in some corners. Ledger fans, OTOH, are no doubt right there with the media reports which are going way, way out of their way to not speculate that this was indeed a drug overdose and, more to the point, whether this was the result of an addiction to drugs. Gasp. Of course it was.

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The death of 28-yr old actor Heath Ledger is in the news, provoking a cynical “What, another celebrity drug overdose? Big deal!” response in some corners. Ledger fans, OTOH, are no doubt right there with the media reports which are going way, way out of their way to not speculate that this was indeed a drug overdose and, more to the point, whether this was the result of an addiction to drugs. Gasp. Of course it was.

Read the rest of this entry »