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by Peter Moskos

February 27, 2012

Journal of Apocryphal Chemistry

How to make Sudafed from crystal meth.

[thanks to The Agitator]

4 comments:

Anonymous said...

As an organic chemist I can confirm that this procedure is legit. It reads exactly like a bona fide journal article. The whole thing is obviously tongue-in-cheek, but I think (hope) that anyone would realize this :)

PCM said...

I can't vouch for the Chemistry (Sorry, Dr. Ngoi), but I think the writing is brilliant!

And I would hope that people know what "apocryphal" means.

Anonymous said...

The chemistry is pulled directly from the Blagg and Davies paper cited. No unique thoughts went into this other than those meant to couch it humorously.

PCM said...

But what I admire is the unique thoughts that went into the humorous couching! Honestly, I don't really give a damn about the chemistry.