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Born to Lose

What I remember most is the giant hill covered in black ice and trying to climb it, wearing Doc Martens, supporting myself by grabbing onto side windows of cars on my way up to the liquor store.  It was New Year’s Eve in Alaska—going into 1997 and I was at a party. I came with… Continue reading Born to Lose

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Misspent Youth

  I’ve been playing pool off and on (more off these days), since 1992… and played at every single pool hall in my hometown of Anchorage, Alaska. And I still can’t play for shit. I was introduced to the world of pool at age 18, by two brothers, Pete and Dan Backus. Pete was a… Continue reading Misspent Youth