Recover, Rewind, Review
Clean and Sober
In which Jeff, Matt and I discuss the 1988 Michael Keaton rehab/12 Step classic then finish with an extended discussion that covers the 12th Step, the 11th tradition and anonymity in recovery.
Atuk. (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Atuk) The screenwriter, Tod Carroll’s unfilmed, and supposedly cursed, script. It’s taken the lives of at least three well-known substance-abusing actors.
Jerry Stahl. Writer of both screwball, illegal alien sitcom, Alf (http://youtu.be/Eo5tBDXyQno)and his autobiographical story of his heroin addiction—and Ben Stiller tragicomic vehicle—Permanent Midnight. (http://youtu.be/LF5I7Tcrgq0)
All clips from the film Clean and Sober / 1988 / Warner Bros.
With the exception of “My name is John…” clip from Dear John (TV) / 1988 / CBS (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dear_John_(U.S._TV_series))
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Remember that one episode of Since Right Now when Matt's mom was the special guest star?
Well, now you will.
In which Camus and Nietzsche make appearances.
"Good intentions may do as much harm as malevolence if they lack understanding."
Plus ça change, plus c'est la même chose.