The original club children who participated in the Special K are split over if the FDA’s approval of a ketamine-like drug to treat depression is a good idea.
James St. James, who wrote “Party Monster” about the debauched NYC club scene in the 80’s and 90’s, told me, “I was never depressed when I was at Special K. I’m all for it.”
Janssen Pharmaceuticals will try to keep its new drug, a nasal spray with the Spravato brand, out of the nose of current club children by having it administered only at a doctor’s office to patients resistant to other antidepressant treatments.
“I never did, but my friends did and they had Banga their heads on the wall. They were going to be zombies. This is not a good idea,” says Richie Rich, who is now a fashion designer.
At High Doses experience ketamine users what is called a “K-hole”, a state of release from their physical body and the outer world along with visual and auditory hallucinations.
“I’m not a beauty, but it’s just not fun”, so rich.