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Buying Drugs in Iconic Places

I do not often, as a rule, find myself buying drugs on the street. Nor do I make exceptions for parks. I frown on other people buying drugs on the street, in almost all situations. This is because I have had realistic and horrid encounters with drugs of unknown origins. If I didn’t make it Read More

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Italian Cars and Cocaine or Mastro’s and the Maserati

Italian cars and cocaine make a good pair, and they hang well on the nouveau riche. Both the shinier the better and made for speed that life doesn’t quite let us open up into. When in Bologna a few years back, I visit the headquarters, factories, and museums for Ducati, Ferrari, Lamborghini and Maserati on Read More

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Magic Bob

“Magic Bob” is an excerpt from my first book, Down and Out in California. At the turn of the century, I’m honing my hustle. I find practice and three hundred dollars per day after taxes in California’s unique voter driven ballot initiative system. I am a paid petitioner. Human nature and how it relates to Read More

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Route 36

It starts out with an idea: Route 36, Bolivia. Bolivia shocks and woos me from the moment I land in La Paz. There is profound allure in Bolivian urban indigenous culture. I love cities, I love major metropolitan cities. The best cities are capital cities. I didn’t know it before I came to La Paz, Read More