Live From The Grayish Carpet

Life on the Other Side of Sex, Drugs, and Rock and Roll

Category Archives: Drugs

I Cringe, Therefore I Am

Back in the punk rock days of early 80s Boston, there was always a reason to go out. There were shows, parties, and after-parties, and if nothing else was going … Continue reading

February 17, 2015 · 2 Comments

Sex, Drugs, and Monoman

I’d have only sketchy memories of what I was doing when I was twenty without Facebook and Google.  It  was a long time ago, yes, but that’s not why I … Continue reading

February 16, 2015 · 2 Comments

The Atlanta Incident, or Oasis and Me

If you could make your way through Oasis’ Manchester accents and sort out what they were saying, you’d sort out that at least 50% of the time what they were … Continue reading

February 16, 2015 · Leave a comment

Fucked: A Cautionary Tale

I’m horrified.  I woke up this morning truly knowing  that the best part of my life is behind me, and that, in the worst possible way, it’s all downhill from … Continue reading

February 16, 2015 · Leave a comment

The 51st Airborne Division, or I Was a Teenage Freak

     Like every small town in America, social survival in the the New England town I grew up in required choosing a clique. There were the standard options — the Jocks … Continue reading

February 16, 2015 · Leave a comment
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