Meth Part 2: Full Hog


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In part two we take a deep dive on the role of meth and speed in World War II, followed by its fall from being a widespread popular pick-me-up to being so illegal and feared that whole TV dramas can be made about it.
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Our intro and outro music is by Commuted. Find him at

Our art is by Zachary Groombridge. Adapted by our own Kellie Macdonald.
Sources for this episode:

Burling, Alexis. Methamphetamines: Facts and Fiction about Drugs. The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc. New York, 2020.

Kamienski, Lukasz. Shooting Up: A Short History of Drugs and War. Oxford University Press, New York, 2016

Ohler, Norman. Blitzed: Drugs in Nazi Germany. Penguin Books, 2017

Owen, Frank. No Speed Limit: The Highs and Lows of Meth. St. Martin's Press, New York, 2007


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