Doctors at St George's Hospital in south London (where else?) have revealed that a patient took 40,000 ecstasy tablets over nine years. That's about 12 a day. And that doesn't include the cannabis. Or the previous use of acid. And amphetamines, and cocaine. And solvents. Did I mention the heroin? That too.
"The Mini-Mental State Exam revealed disorientation to time, poor concentration, and short-term memory difficulties," they observe, sagely, in George Clooney voices.
That's all well and good (except for him, of course), but what we really want to know is: does he still dance when the microwave beeps?
Update, 8 April: Sam Leith in the Telegraph points out that an equivalent dosage of espressos might have a similar effect, or worse.