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David Carr On A Life Well Spent

by | 21st, July 2008

DAVID Carr explains to NY Times readers the purpose of crack ‘n’ tell autobiographies:

Junkies and drunks frequently end up putting a megaphone to their own pratfalls in the form of memoir because they need to believe that all of the time they spent with their lips wrapped around glass, whether is was a bottle of vodka or a crack pipe, actually meant something. That impulse suggests that I don’t regret the past — it brought me here to this nice, happy place — but I’d also like to squeeze something more from it. And so I have.

People take drugs because they -get this – the drugs can make you feel good…



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