[Wainright] flies to Ciudad Juárez on the Mexico-U.S. border with an electronic tracking device hidden in his sock so a security consultant can track his whereabouts; it doesn’t work. He gets a ride to coca-growing fields in the Bolivian Andes in a Land Cruiser driven by a guy who calls himself “ bin Laden” because of a bushy beard that extends six inches below his chin. He shops online at a site that, to fool drug tests, sells “synthetic clean urine” delivered through an accessory called the ScreenyWeeny—described by its manufacturers as “the world’s best fake penis, with Push&Piss technology.” It comes in dark and light colors, circumcised and not. He’s not making this up.
Wednesday, March 2, 2016
Markets in Everything (Fake Peeing Penis Edition)
From David Wessel's review of Narconomics: How to Run a Drug Cartel by Tom Wainright:
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