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It’s bad stuff. I don’t like them in any respect. BOCKRIS: I hate that stuff – and Mandrax. SOUTHERN: the good Mandrax! is that almost like quay? BOCKRIS: improved than quay. The English identical, yet more suitable. They use it much for seduction. SOUTHERN: That’s the object approximately Quaaludes – chicks love Quaaludes – makes them much less self-conscious, i assume, approximately fucking. The druggist says it’s an excellent favourite with hookers. With scholars and hookers. they need to have whatever in universal. BURROUGHS: extreme discomfort. SOUTHERN: They name them “floaters” – i suppose they glide above the soreness. BURROUGHS: On it, much more likely – floating on a sea of discomfort! We move over to Mickey Ruskin’s eating place at One college position for dinner. BURROUGHS: I’ve reached the age the place i will get a drink in Chicago with out displaying my identity. God guy, hearken to this, we stroll into this bar and so they call for IDs. The waitress checked out me coldly and stated, “I bet you’re o.k.. ” have been you alongside on that? Did you get a drink, Terry? have been you “all right”? If an individual asks for my identification I could be deeply flattered. The cab arrives outdoor the eating place. As we stroll towards the door BURROUGHS growls, gangster variety, “I’ll get you boys in, I swear. ” within, Roy Orbison is starting to sing “Pretty lady. ” The tune washes over us as we take a desk . . . BOCKRIS: Doesn’t it look seen that the main salable drug of all may grow to be the drug that may make intercourse larger? think if you happen to may possibly market it and say this drug makes intercourse larger. That’s the drug that’s going to promote the main, correct? BURROUGHS [emphatically]: No, I don’t imagine so in any respect . . . as the drug that’s constantly offered the main on any industry, and on the way to ultimately substitute any drug that makes intercourse extra attainable, is the drug that makes intercourse pointless, specifically heroin. On an open industry heroin may push marijuana correct off the marketplace, that's a reasonably stable intercourse drug. See, most folk don’t like intercourse – they need to be rid of intercourse. Their intercourse existence is terrifically unsatisfactory. they've got a spouse who they have been drawn to 40 years in the past, it’s bad, what do they need their intercourse lifestyles prompted for? Their intercourse lifestyles is terrible. So heroin allows them to put off that force, and that’s what they honestly wish. SOUTHERN: Which medicines are sexually stimulating? BURROUGHS: Marijuana. BOCKRIS: a very good mix of coke and marijuana can occasionally paintings, counting on the catalyst, i suppose. BURROUGHS: I don’t like coke. BOCKRIS: No, yet a small volume of it could possibly support. BURROUGHS: Get excessive on marijuana after which a few poppers. BOCKRIS: Do you retain poppers subsequent to the mattress? BURROUGHS: good obviously, you notice, the entire teenagers do. they are saying the stink of amyl nitrate fills the halls of the inns up at Bellows Falls. BOCKRIS: Terry, which drug might you so much wish to have for your self? SOUTHERN: Cocaine is the main relaxing drug for me – carefully, natch, as a result of its expense. With William Burroughs, 1997 Antonil Thunder Over the Coca Fields ‘. . . it isn't for the anthropologist to aim to usurp the function of the gods whose worship he reports.