Monday, September 14, 2009

What Sucks…The Reaper

Iconic New Yorker Jim Carroll died of a heart attack over the weekend. Carroll, whose memoir The Basketball Diaries was made into a crappy Leo DeCaprio film in 1995 was a musician, writer and a poet amongst other things (a talented basketball player at Trinity high school.)

He achieved greatness in verse and song, as well as on the court despite having to feed his heroin habit by prostituting himself in Times Square. So you see readers, there’s still hope for some of you.

Jim Carroll, RIP.

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