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Crack House Stories and Dangerous Fuckers: A Guest Post by my Favo(u)rite Lover

I feel like I have less and less than a little introduction most days. Zoe calls me her favourite which she spells “favorite”. She tells me I would save bandwidth and data expenses and time if I left out the little letters which Europeans still use. I remind her that the metric system is better.  Read More

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Stimulating Chaw: Coca, Khat, Betel

I’ll start with the obvious omission: tobacco. Of all the world’s leaves that one can chew for stimulating effect, this one is the most aggrandized. Even if no tobacco grows in our country, we’ve still likely seen some Hollywood images of someone vile spitting the juice from tobacco chewing. Usually in the Wild West. Usually Read More

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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