cat marnell

dos and donts
dos and donts

Venice Beach

It's the premiere of our new DOs & DON'Ts show! Cultural assassins Fat Jew and Cat Marnell commandeer a surveillance van to make fun of the best dressed and hottest messes on the streets of Venice Beach. No one is safe.
Fat Jew and Cat Marnell
1.7.13
amphetamine logic
amphetamine logic

Goodbye to All That (the End for Now)

Amphetamine Logic was kind of making me psychotic. I sat down for lunch with my agent at an overpriced bistro on Park Avenue South. "So Cat," Byrd Leavell, literary agent extraordinaire, said. "What's new?"
Cat Marnell
1.3.13
Stuff
Stuff

Tonight the DOs & DON’Ts Come to LA

We know we already had a party in honor of the DOs & DON'Ts book in New York back in July, but we’re throwing another one because 1) The brand-new e-book edition is coming out and 2) We like throwing parties.
VICE Staff
10.4.12
Stuff
Stuff

Cat Marnell Explains Herself

Regular readers may have noticed that Cat Marnell’s VICE column, Amphetamine Logic, has been conspicuously absent these past few weeks. No, Cat did not blow her lips off freebasing cocaine like Richard Pryor, and no, she will not be parting ways with...
Rocco Castoro
9.21.12
amphetamine logic
amphetamine logic

The End, Part One

Amphetamine Logic is coming to an end. I am better and I will continue to get better, and it doesn't matter to me that you don't want to believe this, or don't understand what it means.
Cat Marnell
9.6.12
amphetamine logic
amphetamine logic

The Cockroach and the Cokehead

May 2012: I quit my job and burn all my bridges so I can swim. I won't realize that was wishful thinking until a few months later. Summer starts gliding by like a sailboat. I master the Dead Man's Float. I'm not working and life is a lazy river; I'm a...
Cat Marnell
8.16.12
amphetamine logic
amphetamine logic

Graffiti, Crackheads, More Cocaine, Miami (Bitch)

I’m sleeping alone in the backseat of a parked rental car at 5 AM in a terrible neighborhood in Miami when the door opposite me clicks open and a grizzly old black drunk man slides in next to me, shutting the car door behind him. His eyes and skin are...
Cat Marnell
8.10.12
amphetamine logic
amphetamine logic

Coke Sex for Teen Sluts

Sometimes when a dick is inside me I can’t help but think about my family. I know that sounds totally gross, but I don’t mean it in, like, an incestuous way. My dad never fucked me or anything. I think it has more to do with guilt, you know, or I’m...
Cat Marnell
8.2.12
amphetamine logic
amphetamine logic

Dawn of the Dustheads

It's 5 AM on a Thursday and Same and I are in my apartment in the East Village, high on PCP and surrounded. All of the men are nursing 40 oz. Ballantines and the girls they brought are strangers, looking around at my strange life and into my mirrored...
Cat Marnell
7.26.12
amphetamine logic
amphetamine logic

Disappeared

A few days ago the text came. It was from a 202 number—D.C. "Call Paul at 202XXXXXXX or your dad if you want to know what's going on," it read.
Cat Marnell
7.19.12
amphetamine logic
amphetamine logic

Bloodsuckers and Condé Nast-ys

Three years ago I was running around with sociopaths and addicts. Predators who took me to the projects to spend my money on crack and heroin and snap obscene Polaroids of me when I fell asleep.
Cat Marnell
7.12.12
amphetamine logic
amphetamine logic

Blonde on (Very Famous) Blonde

It’s the 'Purple Magazine' party during Fashion Week and I’m at a booth with my friends. And then there's Lindsay Lohan.
Cat Marnell
7.5.12