Max grew up in the early 1980’s on the south shore of Long Island, running with a very tough street gang that he describes as “rock and roll surf dudes.” His manifesto was basically “sex, drugs, fight,” but he was … Continue reading
Stories with keyword: weed
Paul is working at a boarding school in Switzerland, and one summer day, smokes pot with a new friend, Adam, out in the woods. Paul starts to feel a flushed giddiness that he equates with the beginnings of romance — … Continue reading
Kevin Allison interviews Tracy about the process of creating and performing her shocking and deeply emotional story “Transcendent” as part of the Live From Philly episode. The interview contains excerpts from Tracy’s story.
Leslie was a musician carrying a history of family addiction and trauma in her life. She was asleep, with her boyfriend staying over, when a burglar with a gun broke into their home. He started talking to Leslie while taking … Continue reading
Tracy is a sophomore at Bard College searching for transcendental experiences to escape from the grief she’s been carrying inside. When she takes mushrooms for the first time, the initial good trip gives way to feelings of suicidality. The next … Continue reading
Andrea confesses that when she was little she was in love with her brother, 3 years older than her, and knew she’d end up marrying him. Raised by a single mom, she had no examples of what dating was supposed … Continue reading
John does a gay Craigslist hook-up, and agrees to go to the ad-placer’s home. The man tells him, right before John leaves, that he’s a little person. John’s irritated that this man wasn’t more forthcoming prior to this, but feels … Continue reading