Tuesday, July 25, 2023

"Painkiller" on Netflix

"Painkiller" is a new 6-episode drama TV series, created by Micah Fitzerman-Blue and Noah Harpster, based on Patrick Radden Keefe's "New Yorker" magazine article "The Family That Built an Empire of Pain" and the book "Pain Killer: An Empire of Deceit and the Origin of America’s Opioid Epidemic" by Barry Meier, streaming August 10, 2023 on Netflix:

"...the series follows the birth of the opioid crisis...

"...with an emphasis on 'Purdue Pharma', manufacturer of 'OxyContin'..."

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