Sam Jordison has published a very interesting piece on Tony O’Neill in today’s Independent:“A lot of very grim stuff had to happen to me before I finally realised what I wanted to say. Of course it would have been nicer to have discovered that voice in a different way – in a less damaging way. But I’m here, I’m alive, I’ve found my voice and I do something I love to do. To regret any of it would just be crazy. I don’t know who that Tony would be.”
This bit on methamphetamine cracked me up:
“Any drug made from ingredients bought in a hardware store has to be pretty rough on the body. People – myself included – do some pretty silly stuff on it too. Typical meth conversation: ‘What shall we do now?’/’I dunno.’/’Wanna rob a crack dealer?’/’Yeah! You got a gun?’/’Hell yeah!'”
First posted: Sunday, November 23rd, 2008.