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This Week’s Sign of the Apocalypse: Four Loko. ‘Nuff Said

Posted By Jill Cowan On Oct 19, 2010 @ 9:19 pm In News | Comments Disabled


After discovering the latest omen of the world’s coming demise, the Clog encourages Berkeley students to put down their books and enjoy their short-lived time on Earth.

Call us old-fashioned or — if you really wanna go there — call us wussies [1], but we’re still kind of deeply frightened of Four Loko [2]. Believe us, we like a good beer (or four) but something about the name, combined with the fact that Four Loko is essentially a giant can of death elixir sketches us out. Just a tad.

None of this means that we necessarily support or disagree with Ramapo College [3] in New Jersey’s recent banning of the beverage, since, y’know, we’re mostly all adults here in college, and can make our own decisions [4], er, whatever.  But the stuff was reportedly involved in some of the 23 alcohol-related hospitalizations already this semester at Ramapo … so we don’t know.

We do know that humanity must not be in enough of a non-apocalyptic place to not put mass amounts of stimulants, depressants, sugar, carbonation, more sugar and gross artificial fruity after-taste in the same can. Know what we we’re saying?

Image Source: Joe Mud [5] under Creative Commons
Ramapo College of N.J. Bans Alcoholic Energy Drink [The Ticker [6]]
Earlier: Toxic Sludge. ‘Nuff Said. [7]

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URLs in this post:

[1] wussies: http://clog.dailycal.org/2010/10/13/professors-college-students-these-days-are-immature-wussies/

[2] Four Loko: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Four_%28drink%29

[3] Ramapo College: http://www.ramapo.edu/

[4] decisions: http://www.dailycal.org/article/110835/you_are_what_you_drink

[5] Joe Mud: http://www.flickr.com/photos/joemud/

[6] The Ticker: http://chronicle.com/blogs/ticker/n-j-college-bans-alcoholic-energy-drink/27726

[7] Toxic Sludge. ‘Nuff Said.: http://clog.dailycal.org../2010/10/10/this-weeks-sign-of-the-apocalypse-toxic-sludge-nuff-said/

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