Category Archives: addiction

Cashing Cancer Chips

/ Survival / Addiction / My neighbor just walked by, cigarette hanging from her face. My neighbor on the other side was never without a cigarette hanging from her face. East and west, I’m sandwiched among nicotine fiends. But my … Continue reading

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Addiction Scrapbook

Recreating (and advancing) pk’s censored domains: Macroinformation.org & Knatz.com / Teaching / Society / Social Survival / Addiction / @ K. 1998 07 19 is a natural drunk who’s come with difficulty to love sobriety. 2011 12 13 My girl … Continue reading

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Gambling

Recreating (and advancing) pk’s censored domains: Macroinformation.org & Knatz.com / Teaching / Society / Survival / Mission: to see gambling in breadth Gambling: Necessary vs. Foolish Existence is a gamble. You can’t avoid it. What you can avoid are stupid … Continue reading

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Greek House

Recreating (and advancing) pk’s censored domains: Macroinformation.org & Knatz.com / Teaching / Society / Survival / Betting Against the House Mission: to encourage the learning of true odds Betting With Or Against the House Jimmy the Greek, famous gamble and … Continue reading

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Addicted to TV

The rap on TV that it was addicting was there from the beginning. I was there. And though I was a kid, I saw it! In the late 1940s a classmate, a kid up the block, had a TV: it … Continue reading

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Big Tobollywood

I’m so glad: for a few years now, a decade or two, a few cancer victims have been able to sue, successfully, tobacco companies, blame them, hold them accountable, for the victim’s addictions. Imagine shoeless children now suing Gilbey’s gin. … Continue reading

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Close in Quoits

“Close only counts in quoits,” my friend used to say, the one who was a year older than us and could drive at night, pissing everybody off because nobody knew what quoits were. But there we’d be: the ball hitting … Continue reading

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