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Monthly Archives: March 2012
RIP: Harry Crews.
I was heartbroken to hear Harry Crews passed away. Crews has been one of my favorite writers for years. I’ve been on a quest the last few years to hunt down his out of print 70s novels, in fact. Without … Continue reading
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House Party 2
Today’s Drinking Story: Here we see Ani Smith dive headlong into the liquor cabinet and equally free-fall into some staggeringly dark places. To accelerate mood I enter the room, beeline for drinks, swallow three shots, make 50/50 gin and tonic then … Continue reading
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Today’s Drinking Story: Here we see Patrick Wensink nipping from a flask and a doughnut on his wedding day. Okay let’s pretend for a few minutes that you are my son or daughter. It’s a stretch to assume I’m not … Continue reading
Posted in drinking stories Tagged Broken Piano for President, Doughnuts, drinking stories, Wensink, Whiskey 2 Comments
Six Years of Failure
Patrick published a story chronicling Broken Piano for President‘s six years of repeated failure at the amazingly awesome Thought Catalog. Here’s a taste: While [my agent] Moreen is enthusiastic about Broken Piano for President, I discreetly ignore numerous red flags. … Continue reading
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Hanging Up the Horns
Today’s Drinking Story: Here, we see Patrick Wensink grudgingly grow up and stop imitating livestock. Since the pioneers founded Reno, NV, people have filed divorce papers for a blizzard of reasons. Just ask anyone in Hollywood, most millionaires, or those people … Continue reading
Posted in drinking stories Tagged Angry Wives, Broken Piano for President, Lemon Drops, Matadors, Party Tricks, Tequila, The Bull 5 Comments
It’s Not the Alcohol, It’s the Heroin.
Today’s Drinking Story: Here we see former Guided By Voices bassist and novelist James Greer admitting to drinking and driving with one of the biggest rock bands of the 90s. There was the time when Breeders had just finished Last Splash … Continue reading
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You Want Some Chew?
Today’s drinking story: Here we see Ben Tanzer review his fruitful life of drinking. We also learn Kelly D. was a babe. But you already knew that. I do not have a drinking problem. Though, my drink of choice is … Continue reading
Posted in drinking stories Tagged Ben Tanzer, drinking stories, The good ol days 2 Comments