May 05, 2006

Movable Type, aka Carrie Nation.

It won't let me correct my typos from last night.

And now I just popped tonight's Ambien, so I'll be producing more quite soon.

Editors around the world, prepare to disown me.

Posted by Attila Girl at May 5, 2006 08:29 PM | TrackBack

Did u know that some people drive on Ambien? I didn't. It never would have occured to me, but what do I know?

Posted by: beautifulatrocities at May 6, 2006 12:45 PM

It works for a certain Kennedy.

Posted by: Sean Hackbarth at May 6, 2006 02:53 PM

I don't think I understand driving on Ambien, even on a practical level. I take it about 30 minutes before I want to crash, and hope it hits me like a ton of bricks—or better. I can't see taking it and then deciding I want to go somewhere.

I don't drive when I'm drowsy/exhausted. My brother almost died when a friend of his fell asleep behind the wheel of his VW bug many years ago.

Drugs, whatever. Sleepiness—you don't mess with that.


Posted by: Attila Girl at May 6, 2006 03:41 PM

Exactly. I'm thinking he looked in the Kennedy Crisis Management Manual & popped the Ambien after the crash so he could blame the doctor

Posted by: beautifulatrocities at May 6, 2006 04:20 PM

If the cops don't even bother to test, the Kennedy Crisis Management Manual directs you to just say you took an Ambien . It also says to state that you were hurrying for a crucial vote.

Potential side effects--
More outgoing or aggressive behavior than normal.
Loss of personal identity.
Strange behavior.
Worsening of depression.
Suicidal thoughts

You see, Ambien was invented to take care of Kennedy PR...

Posted by: Darrell at May 6, 2006 07:49 PM

The dad, suddenly turned conservative on the chemical front, has decided I should switch to Lunesta for its superior "long-term profile."

But I want something that will, you know—work.

All my life, people have been suggesting everything from over-the-counter shit to nutritional supplements to chamomile tea. Give me a break: the only things that work are carbs, sex, and serious drugs.

Posted by: Attila Girl at May 6, 2006 10:59 PM

I think your dad would be happier with you using two of those options...

Posted by: Darrell at May 7, 2006 11:43 AM

Sex doesn't mix well with the best drugs, you know. I've tried.

Posted by: Attila Girl at May 8, 2006 08:54 PM

Not those two! I can't bring myself to tell you which ones either. OK--I'll force it out--The Hub and a 7-grain pizza, hold the cheese and sauce. With a beer chaser. Happy?

Posted by: Darrell at May 9, 2006 08:21 PM

How about a tranquilizer pizza? It's so much more colorful than the ones with sausage bits on top: yellow valium, white ambien, blue Halycon . . . .


Posted by: Attila Girl at May 9, 2006 09:40 PM

I think Paris Hilton can tell you where to find one of those. If not, Kate Moss certainly can. We have to get you 'invites' to better parties! The kind where pharmaceutical reps work side-by side with Wolfgang Puck. And I suggest that you don't give Paris a ride home. Share a cab and sit uphill, if you know what I mean...

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