Alcoholism

The Hellgramite Method

July 10, 2017

This little red pill would probably do the trick – “ Miley Judson, an everyman who has strayed from the path, slipped and fallen, many times. A man who seeks solace from his problems at the bottom of a glass. A good man, at war with himself, slowly drowning in alcohol, swallow by swallow. Pulled […]

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Say It Ain’t So

December 6, 2016

I always thought this Weezer song had to be about alcoholism, but had never heard the story behind it until today while listening to Matt Pinfield’s Lithium show on XM radio. Frontman Rivers Cuomo has said the songs lyrics stem from an incident in high school where he came home and saw a bottle of […]

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What Were Once Vices Are Now Habits

October 13, 2016

Hey everyone! TDA and I (Screedler) have not given up on the site. Neither have we fallen off our wagon’s. Just taking some time off and rebooting. I heard a song on the radio today that made me think of the site, how everyone was doing and everything. The band is “The Doobie Brothers” and […]

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Boston’s Higher Power

August 11, 2016

The liner notes of Boston’s Greatest Hits album released in 1997 : Special thanks to the Narcotics Anonymous and Alcoholics Anonymous programs around the world for inspiring the song HIGHER POWER. Less than 10% of all cocaine & heroin users are able to free themselves from addiction, even after prolonged treatment. HIGHER POWER is dedicated […]

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AS I AM: THE LIFE AND TIMES OF DJ AM Documentary

August 3, 2016

I had chance to catch the Showtime documentary on DJ AM last week and although just one person, I can still give it two thumbs up. Unlike other recent documentaries I’ve seen on stars we’ve lost to drug abuse, specifically Kurt Cobain (Montage of Heck) and Chris Farley (I Am Chris Farley; As I Am […]

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Stinking Thinking – Mo Money Mo Problems

July 28, 2016

Here’s a case study in addictive thinking and it’s consequences. Of course, it could just be a case of pure greed; but I would bet his lottery winnings that he already had addiction issues before hatching this unwise plan to parlay his jackpot into more riches. From the Atlanta Journal Constitution – A South Georgia […]

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Drunk Drivers/Killer Whales

July 21, 2016

Not sure what it all means, but the imagery is strong with an overall feeling of regret. Like the killer whale in nature, the drunk driver on the road had better be approached with caution, remorseless and deadly. [Intro] In the backseat of my heart My love tells me I’m a mess I couldn’t get […]

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Fear The Walking K2 Dead

July 14, 2016

Have we reached peak K2 usage, the synthetic drug that was once and I suppose still marketed as giving a marijuana like high. I hope this video clip taken by a shocked onlooker, will warn others to stay away from experimenting with this drug in hopes of obtaining a pleasant buzz. The reporter from Inside Edition […]

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Drunk History Re-enacted By Jordan Peele

July 5, 2016

Jordan Peele of the comedy duo Key & Peele recreates one of the most bizarre television interviews ever – James Brown’s famous “I Feel Good” interview on CNN while intoxicated on probably numerous substances. In May of 1988 James Brown was arrested in Aiken County, South Carolina, on charges of drug possession and fleeing from […]

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Sober Toolbox Additions

June 29, 2016

Sober Toolbox Additions are where we revisit posts from the past that were more focused on the nuts and bolts of recovery. All these posts are from about seven years ago. The Ripple Effect of Loving Someone Who Drinks Too Much – Guest post by Lisa Frederiksen of Breaking the Cycles. Reconciliation is not Possible […]

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Han Solo Drunk Driving PSA

June 20, 2016

Friends don’t let friends drive drunk. Especially when your friend is a scruffy looking nerf herder/smuggler who likes to drives too fast (see Kessel Run) Drunk driver Hans Solo is headed for trouble in this well done Star Wars PSA

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Finnish Booze Day For Parents

June 16, 2016

How do grown up Finnish people behave, when their children allow them to drink alcohol? This sketch from the TV show Siskonpeti is a play on Finnish kids’ traditional weekly “candy day” – karkkipäivä. It received the annual award for promoting temperance in 2015. And it’s hilarious. Its a parody for “candy day”. A rule […]

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And The Award Goes To…

June 10, 2016

This fellow, for “Breathalyzer Performance at a Drunk Driving Check Point”.  I bet this happens to police around the world all the time. In China, they take drunk driving even more serious than we do; the legal limit in China is .02%.  A BAC of over .08% (most states in the USA) can result in […]

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Tacos For Me Please

June 5, 2016
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129-a-Day

June 2, 2016

That’s how many people die from drug overdoses every day, and to highlight that number, the Addiction Policy Forum website will be featuring a story a day by families and friends that have lost someone to addiction for the next 129 days.  The campaign started 2 weeks ago and you can catch up on the individual stories here http://www.129aday.org/#!129-stories/llnaf. […]

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