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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Lenten Thanks

pk & Jan, Elks Mardi Gras ’12 Authentic New Orleans Mardi Gras Jan provided the clothing. She has boxes of Mardi Gras stuff, New Orleans. Her scarf, like my shirt, has the right colors but the scarf, could you see … Continue reading

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Sugar is Toxic

Sugar Should Be Regulated As Toxin, Researchers Say A spoonful of sugar might make the medicine go down. But it also makes blood pressure and cholesterol go up, along with your risk for liver failure, obesity, heart disease and diabetes. … Continue reading

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Addiction

Recreating (and advancing) pk’s censored domains: Macroinformation.org & Knatz.com / Teaching / Society / Social Survival / Addiction / Any habit that has no survival value Garden Variety Addiction & a Cornucopia of Others This piece continues my argument that … Continue reading

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