intervention

8 Reality TV Stars With Drug Problems

We were totally shocked when we saw former “America’s Next Top Model” contest Jael Strauss — who’d appeared on Cycle 8 of the series — would be appearing on a “Dr. Phil” episode devoted…

Julie Gerstein |

Your “Call Me Maybe” Addiction Has Affected My Life Negatively In The Following Ways…

Jared’s “Call Me Maybe” addiction has affected the lives of his loved ones negatively in the following ways: He embarrasses them by going into restaurants with pennies and dimes and…

Ami Angelowicz |

Intervention: Cinderella Is A Sex Addict

Cinderella, she’s got a problem — a sex addiction problem. You wouldn’t think it, with all the crinoline and lace she’s always wearing, but the girl’s got it bad. And…

Julie Gerstein |

Halloween Inspiration Board: Allison, The Computer Duster Huffer, From “Intervention”

You’ve seen one meth head, you’ve seen ‘em all. Ditto for cokeheads, dope fiends, and alcoholics. That’s why A&E’s “Intervention” can get a little stale. Thankfully, there are occasionally people…

Amelia McDonell-Parry |

On “Intervention,” A Young Woman Snorts Drugs With A Tampon Tube

I used to watch A&E’s addiction series, “Intervention,” religiously. After a while, though, I couldn’t take it anymore. I appreciate the struggles of addiction, but the stories are so often…

Susannah Breslin |

Girl Talk: How “Intervention” Helped Me To Forgive

I was really young and naïve when I met Christian* at a nightclub. By “young,” I mean 18 and by “naïve,” I mean an inexperienced dater who thought men would…

Ami Angelowicz |

Is It Becoming More Acceptable to Talk About Drug Abuse?

For as long as I can remember, drugs have mystified me. It started with the movie “Mask” starring Eric Stoltz as a 16-year old boy with a major facial deformity…

Ami Angelowicz |

Fred Armisen Is Addicted To “Intervention”

Like us, “Saturday Night Live” comedian Fred Armisen is addicted to “Intervention.” His dependency on the A&E show is so bad he watches 21 episodes a day and…

Amelia McDonell-Parry |

Are You Obsessed With A&E’s “Obsessed”?

First, there was “Intervention,” A&E’s harrowing documentary series that takes an unblinking look at the lives of addicts. From naked, screaming meth heads to killing-themselves-slowly alcoholic fathers, the…

Susannah Breslin |

OCD On VH1

We’re all a little bit crazy. I know I am. After battling a bout of depression in my teens, going through therapy in my 20s, and ultimately becoming a happy,…

Ami Angelowicz |

“Intervention”: Nicole Is NOT Walking On Sunshine

Some people are addicted to heroin. Others have a constant craving for sex. My vice? A&E’s “Intervention.” I watched the episode about Allison, who huffed computer duster, like,…

Amelia McDonell-Parry |

Crave: Big Buddha Tyler Tote

You wouldn’t think an episode of A&E’s Intervention would be the place to get style inspiration, but then, there’s never been an Allison. The subject of the show’s recent “huffing”

Amelia McDonell-Parry |