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George Cain: Blueschild Baby

The similarities between authors Jim Carroll and George Cain seem obvious from a cursory example of their backgrounds. Both Carroll and Cain grew up in New York City during the 60’s, were high school basketball stars, and became junkies soon after. Both … Continue reading

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NYC History Pt 2: Carbona

“Ran out of Carbona, Mom threw out the glue, ran out of paint and roach spray, too”  This list of inhalants, courtesy of The Ramones, is from the song “Carbona, Not Glue,” from their second album Ramones Leave Home, released in … Continue reading

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