What Is a Blackout Party?

The author of the memoir "Smashed" explains the disturbing trend among young people.
3:00 | 09/20/12

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You think -- -- the appeal is of these -- parties I mean. You know it really does just seemed to be an opportunity. To. -- is drug seeking. I mean I think a lot of people are -- -- to these parties. And our RD have these behaviors and plays -- drinking explicitly to get -- their -- until this would now she is a former high school and college binge drinker who chronicled what she -- remember about those years and her bestselling cautionary tale smashed. And it's 2010 follow up fury I did terrible things in a blackout vandalized property. I certainly had -- And planted and sexual encounters there's not a state -- officiated the blacking out any market the goal is to get -- he can as fast as he can.

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