Category Archives: Sober Interviews

Romantic drinking and reality

I like interviews with people who have become sober when they talk about how they romanticised the drink because that is what I did and it’s nice to know you are not alone. Colin Farrell does it in this Jonathan

Romantic drinking and reality

I like interviews with people who have become sober when they talk about how they romanticised the drink because that is what I did and it’s nice to know you are not alone. Colin Farrell does it in this Jonathan

Ryan Adams – getting in touch with your shallow side

I love Ryan Adams so this one is just for me but he talks here about getting in touch with his shallow side since getting sober. Going to department stores and expensive restaurants and shopping and the cinema and just getting in

Ryan Adams – getting in touch with your shallow side

I love Ryan Adams so this one is just for me but he talks here about getting in touch with his shallow side since getting sober. Going to department stores and expensive restaurants and shopping and the cinema and just getting in

Drinking and the easy way out

I’ve never understood when people say that suicide is the coward’s way out or selfish. It has always seemed to me like a sometimes practical solution if all else has failed. Not always or for everybody but, in certain circumstances,

Drinking and the easy way out

I’ve never understood when people say that suicide is the coward’s way out or selfish. It has always seemed to me like a sometimes practical solution if all else has failed. Not always or for everybody but, in certain circumstances,

Interview with Julian Casablancas

Julian Casablancas talks about his drinking and also discusses the illusions you can conjure in your own mind about the role drinking plays in making you (think you are) cooler and funnier. In fact you are on many occasions just a

Interview with Julian Casablancas

Julian Casablancas talks about his drinking and also discusses the illusions you can conjure in your own mind about the role drinking plays in making you (think you are) cooler and funnier. In fact you are on many occasions just a

Interview with Tom Waits about drinking

I like the rock and hose analogy at the end of the interview here. I also like how he expresses his concern that drinking was connected with his eccentricity and creativity and his worries he might lose part of that

Interview with Tom Waits about drinking

I like the rock and hose analogy at the end of the interview here. I also like how he expresses his concern that drinking was connected with his eccentricity and creativity and his worries he might lose part of that

Interview with Colin Farrell

When I read something like the following from an interview by Colin Farrell I understand it very very well: “I was sad. I was drinking loads. “When I ever drink with my mates, we’d go to a pub on Wednesday

Interview with Colin Farrell

When I read something like the following from an interview by Colin Farrell I understand it very very well: “I was sad. I was drinking loads. “When I ever drink with my mates, we’d go to a pub on Wednesday

Obsessiveness

Obsessiveness is in my nature and, unsurprisingly, it seems to be a theme with other drinkers. In many respects, it is not a problem and, channelled in a positive direction, can be really helpful. I can get obsessed with study

Obsessiveness

Obsessiveness is in my nature and, unsurprisingly, it seems to be a theme with other drinkers. In many respects, it is not a problem and, channelled in a positive direction, can be really helpful. I can get obsessed with study