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Tag Archives: Drugs
Whitney Houston died this weekend, just the latest in celebrity deaths caused by prescription drug abuse. There’s nothing more hypocritical than the American War on Drugs when this parade of legal abuse deaths goes marching on. Doctors everywhere just lining their pockets from commissions based on prescribing drugs, corporations raking it in hand-over-fist as a population [...]
Dreams. I don’t remember them often. I wake to a hazy shade of blank in the morning, most days. Not this morning. Somehow aware I was sleeping and dreaming, I couldn’t shake my disturbing visions – splicings of abuse and trauma all swirling in my head. The Characters Coffee shop, old-style American ‘70s joint with tattered vinyl booths, [...]
16 years ago today, Kurt Cobain put a bullet in his brain and robbed us all of everything that spoke to MY generation at a time when we were so fucking confused about what mattered. We were tired of the fluff and pop of the ‘80s, sickened by the everlasting everywhereness of the Oliver Stone Wall [...]
I work a couple blocks away from one of the nastiest parts of my beloved city, Vancouver, Canada. It’s like a whole other world when you stumble into the Downtown East Side, just two blocks east of my office, a place that held, in the early ‘90s, the highest urban rate of AIDS and HIV [...]
I was reading something just before bed, stated by the venerable clothing designer Karl Lagerfeld, in answer to the soon-to-come fashion onslaught of heavy, dark clothing that’s to be replacing the light, fun, and airy lines we’ve been enjoying of late. Lagerfeld said, “If you read the daily papers, you are not in the mood [...]
Normally, I tend to write about sex on this blog. At the beginning, though, I had said it would be frequently about sex, but occasionally I might write about something else that was possibly inappropriate for my other blog. So. This is one of those times. Certain people read my other blog. Some of us are fortunate [...]