Tag Archives: Drugs

Running on Empty

The Candidate (dir. Michael Ritchie, 1972) “I ascribe to Mark Twain’s theory that the last person who should be President is the one who wants it the most. The one who should be picked is the one who should be dragged kicking and screaming into the White House.” – Bill Hicks Welcome to a special Election 2012 […]

The Outside Looking In

Blood In Blood Out (1993, Dir. Taylor Hackford) “Some want all the money, well,  Some want all the honey, yeah…Some want all the power, They wanna be the man of the hour” – Albert King, We All Wanna Boogie For the past year I’ve been working with a guy named Tony. He’s a Hispanic guy, […]

Beginner Spanish

The Spanish Prisoner (dir. David Mamet 1997) “Beware of all enterprises which require new clothes” – George Lang (played by Ricky Jay) quoting Thoreau ( I was glad to hear this quote because now I have some validation for wearing the same ill-fitting t-shirts since eighth grade.) Man, the 90’s just keep looking better and better don’t […]

Red Hot Dollars

For A Few Dollars More (dir. Sergio Leone 1965) “You never give me your money. You only give me your funny faces.” – Paul One day, when I was nine years old, my father came home with a gift basket he’d won at an office raffle. In the basket were the usual raffle-style knick knacks: […]