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The Drunkalogues

Sep 12, 2022

Patrick O'Neil's new book "Anarchy at The Circle K" - chronicling his life as a tour manager for punk rock bands like The Dead Kennedys - is out now.  He is also a teacher and a substance abuse counselor. But before all that -- he was a bank robber -- responsible for a series of hold ups in the bay area with a gang of...


Aug 29, 2022

Kim O'Hara went to film school to act and produce and then became a film producer in NYC where she always managed to assemble a strong social network of friends and family to keep her drinking and using in check. But when her second marriage collapsed and she no longer had any guard rails to keep her on track; things...


Aug 9, 2022

I’ve wanted to interview Joe Hart from the moment I started making this podcast as he has always exuded a powerful empathy for everyone around him even when things in his own life were clearly not going his way.  He grew up in New York in a house his dad built with his own hands and eventually moved to Los Angeles...


Jul 26, 2022

Love the radical turn this second half of Mark's story suddenly takes.   Really did. not. see it coming.

I haven't seen Mark since he recorded this.  We traded emails during the pandemic.  He'd had an accident of some sort and was in a Motel in West LA and needed a ride to the doctor.  I couldn't take him but offered to...


Jul 11, 2022

Mark Christopher grew up in a world of extreme privilege and then parlayed his connections and street smarts into a thriving weed empire.  Despite multiple brushes with death and the law, a wildly inflated sense of self kept him convinced he could manage an addiction that would eventually rob him of everything.

 

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