[Ibogaine] Alcoholic Father Disappointed in Pot Head Son

Luke Christoffersen luke.christoffersen at gmail.com
Wed Aug 3 22:30:30 EDT 2005


What would OZZY say ha ha!

On 8/3/05, tink <tinkerbell.sarah at gmail.com> wrote:
> LOLOLOL!!!
> Thanks for the giggle, Preston!
> tink
> 
> On 8/2/05, Preston Peet <ptpeet at nyc.rr.com> wrote:
> > Hi all,
> >     For those who don't know, The Onion is a spoof paper, inspired by such
> > classic rags at The Realist and National Lampoon.
> > Enjoy.
> >
> > http://www.theonion.com/news/index.php?issue=4130&n=3
> >
> > Alcoholic Father Disappointed in Pot Head Son
> >
> > REEDSBURG, WI-Working-class father of four and veteran alcoholic James
> > Schultz, 53, expressed deep disappointment Monday in his 19-year-old son
> > Travis, for "turning into a goddamn pothead" after moving away from home to
> > attend the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
> >
> > (illustration snipped)
> > Above: Lifelong alcoholic James Schultz drowns his sorrows about his
> > "worthless pothead son" Travis (inset).
> >
> > "After the hard work I put in at the screen-door factory all these years,
> > this is how he rewards me?" Schultz said during a 1:30 a.m. statement held
> > at Captain Pete's Bar and Grill. "That boy should be working for a living,
> > like his old man, instead of smoking weed and doing God knows what with a
> > bunch of liberal lowlifes."
> > Schultz punctuated the impromptu speech by finishing off the last of his
> > drink and ordering another from bartender and friend Al Zandek.
> > Members of the family said Schultz and his son fought over Travis'
> > illegal-drug use Sunday, after Schultz found a small bag of marijuana while
> > rifling through the boy's pockets for beer money.
> > The elder Schultz confronted his son at the dinner table that night.
> > "He slurred his way through a half-coherent lecture on the dangers of
> > addiction, shouting in my face about what a disappointment I was to the
> > family," Travis said.
> > Travis said Schultz continued his drunken anti-drug tirade well into the
> > night, eventually lumbering out the door, presumably to go to Captain
> > Pete's.
> > When asked to comment on the face-off, Schultz's wife Ellen said that, while
> > it is true that her son has been bringing a lot of funny ideas home, she
> > didn't think college was "turning him into a druggie."
> > "So he tried pot-a lot of young kids these days do things they later
> > regret," said Ellen, 51. "Everybody has regrets about decisions they made
> > when they were young."
> > Ellen defended her husband, as well.
> > "James only gets like that because he loves Travis," she said. "He's a very
> > sensitive man. A lot of people don't realize that. They only see the temper.
> > It's certainly nothing to call social services about, like [neighbor] Dianne
> > Klosterbaum did last year. It's just the way James is when he's letting off
> > steam."
> > Safely amongst his drinking buddies at the bar, Schultz continued outlining
> > his disappointment in Travis.
> > "I wish he'd just sit down over some beers with me and talk this through,"
> > Schultz said. "But there's no talking sense to a dope addict."
> > According to drinking companion Doug Blaine, Schultz keeps his feelings to
> > himself, except when he's "half in the bag."
> > "He'd never let on, but he's got a lot of pressures on him, what with his
> > second mortgage, his liver troubles, and his court date coming up," Blaine
> > said. "He's real closed off, but sometimes, late at night around last call,
> > he'll start to let you in a little. And it's clear that pothead kid of his
> > is breaking his heart."
> > "Why anybody would want to smoke pot is beyond me," Blaine added. "Doesn't
> > that kid know that stuff is going to rot his brain?"
> > At 3 a.m., Schultz used his last quarter to call home and wake up Ellen for
> > a ride, explaining that he's already gotten picked up for two DUIs.
> > "Who's going to drive my wife to work in the morning so we can pay some
> > bills?" Schultz asked. "That stoner son of mine? I don't think so."
> >
> >
> > Peace and love,
> > Preston Peet
> >
> > "Madness is not enlightenment, but the search for enlightenment is often
> > mistaken for madness"
> > Richard Davenport-Hines
> >
> > ptpeet at nyc.rr.com
> > Editor http://www.drugwar.com
> > Editor "Under the Influence- the Disinformation Guide to Drugs"
> > Editor "Underground- The Disinformation Guide to Ancient Civilizations,
> > Astonishing Archeology and Hidden History" (due out Sept. 2005)
> > Cont. High Times mag/.com
> > Cont. Editor http://www.disinfo.com
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> > Etc.
> >
> >
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