Beer does not satisfy magic, however. So the magic ordered a round of Harvey Wallbangers. But it takes more than vodka to fuel magic. It takes risks. It takes EXTREMES.
("Even Cowgirls Get the Blues")
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Normality is the Great Neurosis of civilization.
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