5 Sick Stories About Sex, Drugs, and Rock and Roll

1. Caroline Leung talked to her friend who does sex work in Canada (“She has no problem calling herself a hooker, or prostitute, or what her clients prefer: an escort.”)

2. Michael Hobbes talked to his friend who did sex work in Denmark (“On the night when he first began his transition from IT administrator to freelance prostitute, Henrik opened the Excel file called ‘personal economy.’”)

3. + 4. Jeff Winkler wrote about his drug dealer (“Part of my philosophy in selling drugs is that I’m not going to actively seek it out.”) and his drinking problem (“Last month, I made about $500 dollars, about $250 of which went toward booze.”)

5. S.T. VanAirsdale bought and sold his dream guitar (“I have gone through most of my adult life being irresponsible. I go to work not to make a living so much as to have the wherewithal to do stupid things.”)

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Blondsak (#2,299)

I hadn’t read the Jeff Winkler posts before, and afterward promptly went and read everything he’s written for the Billfold. I would love to read more from him in the future!

aeroaeroaero (#1,422)

@Blondsak Word. More Winkler in 2013, please!

If you haven’t read his piece on The Awl about the time his broke his penis, I highly recommend you do so immediately.

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