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My Struggle With ADD: Using Cocaine To Fight The Symptoms

When I am 19, I have my first taste of cocaine, and soon things look not so bad. Because cocaine is so self-gratifying — it’s all you want and need and feel is important in the world — and gratification is just about all I’d been looking for, I believe I have discovered my antidote.

An Interview with “Little Hipster Mermaid”

“Ariel was born into royalty but rejects her status; I think this speaks to the whole idea of affected suburban ‘hipsters’ who pursue a ‘fantasy urban lifestyle’ that is more or less defined by their local Urban Outfitters.”

20 Memorable Quotes from Grey Gardens

Little Edie: “There are some nice people in the world, you know, I just don’t happen to be related to any of them.”
Big Edie: “The cat’s going to the bathroom right in back of my portrait. I’m glad he is. I’m glad somebody’s doing something they want to do.”

Wurtzel and Hersh Talk Rat Girl, Jon Stewart, Babies, and Best-Friends

There are seemingly enough common denominators between the two to sustain cogent conversation – book deals, depression – but it becomes obvious early on that the two-hour dialogue will be anything but. Observing a conversation between Elizabeth Wurtzel and Kristin Hersh is a lot like sipping from your water glass, and swallowing gin.

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