Like a long-awaited second album or sex-with-an-ex Drugs Live: The Ecstasy Trial Part 2 failed to live up to expectations.
Despite trending worldwide for the second night running #drugslive wasn’t a bad trip but was certainly a bit of a downer – all the twitteratti having moved on (mostly to Question Time)….
So there we were
Of course Jon ‘Strawberry Flan Forever’ Snow would never disappoint and he sported an awesome neon rainbow tie that was completely off-the-hook and had us all thinking the same thing:
Next up was Keith Allen, not nearly as entertaining as the tie but
He was ‘on it, definitely on it’ but not as high as he ‘has-been’ (pun intended). Former Lib-Dem MP Dr Evan Harris with eyes like saucers and gurning like a good’un also denied feeling ‘loved-up’ or having any empathy – now there’s a surprise coming from a politician. He tweeted
Were they all on the placebo? The brain-scanning computer said ‘No’ but it did seem that
Thank goodness for the ads. Channel 4 failed to play The Verve’s ‘The Drugs Don’t Work’ to fade but the commercials did feature Special K and ebookers – you just can’t make this shit up.
Next up a woman fighting post-traumatic stress disorder following the death of her abusive Dad. A double-downer only helped by this quip
At the end of the night Channel 4’s program didn’t teach anybody of a certain age anything that isn’t known already on the streets and fields of the UK but it undoubtedly opened up the debate for more research and government discussion, which is no bad thing. So it was:
And tweets turned to thoughts of
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