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Genus: Jughead -- Species: Writer
ALL DAY I had been sitting slumped in the chair, staring at the typewriter. I hadn't touched a key. Nothing would come out of the head, in spite of...
A Senator Evaluates the Steps and Traditions
WHILE IT is a pleasant privilege to write for your special Twenty-fifth Anniversary publication, I find my assignment not altogether easy. Being a...
The Private Life of Curly Baines (by J. P. Miller)
CURLY BAINES--called Curly because he was bald--sat on his private stool at the Napoli Bar engaged in his usual daily private meditation. Curly's...
Man and Reality (by Aldous Huxley)
FOR THOSE who live within its limits, the lights of the city are the only luminaries of the high sky. The street lamps eclipse the stars, and the...
A.A. and the Archdeacon (by Archdeacon Kenneth Naylor, D. D.)
IT IS a high honor to be asked to write about AA in Montreal, or about AA anywhere else, but it is difficult to write in measured terms, because I...
The Sober Critic
I AM A movie reviewer and a sober member of AA, a condition that has prevailed for nearly eight years. The sobriety antedates the critical work....
Dignity?
DIGNITY: A mysterious carriage of the body to conceal the defects of the mind." I once had this quotation from Sterne neatly lettered to hang on the...
Professing Alcoholism
I HAD been scarcely ten months dry when I took charge of an American Consulate in a city of 400,000 on the east coast of Africa. Mary and I swung...
Round and Around We Go. . .
ABOUT ten years ago, a certain American wife kept urging her husband to do something about his drinking. To shut her up, the soused spouse finally...
An Alcoholic Ziuq
(A Ziuq, as its name implies, is a Quiz in reverse. Below are 10 answers to questions. If you can't guess the questions that prompted the answers,...