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A Man Under the Influence
3 years ago

A Man Under the Influence

John Cassavetes – director maudit, the “father of American independent cinema”, and patron saint of Martin Scorsese – is a case in point. Cassavetes died prematurely, aged …
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Lou Reed Looks to the Future
3 years ago

Lou Reed Looks to the Future

By  • Music, People

I think life is far too short to concentrate on your past. I rather look into the future.

Lou Reed

 

 

If you or someone you …
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Please Don’t Walk Out of My Life
3 years ago

Please Don’t Walk Out of My Life

By  • Alcohol, Novels

In Dry, Burroughs details the nadir of alcohol and drug addiction that he reached.

First of all, there is an intervention staged by Burroughs’ associates which …
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‘Be Drunk’ by Charles Baudelaire
3 years ago

‘Be Drunk’ by Charles Baudelaire

By  • Alcohol, Poetry

Be Drunk

by Charles Baudelaire translated by Louis Simpson

You have to be always drunk. That’s all there is to it—it’s the only way. So as not to feel the …
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Willem De Kooning: How Alcoholism Affected His Art
3 years ago

Willem De Kooning: How Alcoholism Affected His Art

By  • Alcohol, People

Action! Willem De Kooning’s messy, mesmerizing paintings and life made him the greatest artist of his day. But when he got sober at 74, his paintings changed so much that …
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Philip Seymour Hoffman: His Death, Their Lives
3 years ago

Philip Seymour Hoffman: His Death, Their Lives

For some in A.A. and other addiction recovery groups, the death of Philip Seymour Hoffman hits home. In the first hours and days that followed Philip Seymour Hoffman’s death from an …
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