The YouTubes are filling up with videos of teenagers engaging in the disturbing use of recreational drugs — in the form of digital music files. Buzzkill. We’re not sure which is more embarrassing — getting “high” from an audio recording or worrying about it.

Wired has the story.

Channel 9 has the overreaction:

And the Internet has the goofballs:

So what’s double rainbow guy listening to?

Wait, before you go…

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