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Tuesday, September 22, 2009

Methadone Survey

Methadone Survey, originally uploaded by dumbeast.
It was occurring to Doc now, as he recalled what Jason Velveeta had said about vertical integration, that if the Golden Fang could get its customers strung out, why not turn around and also sell them a program to help them kick? Get them coming and going, twice as much revenue and no worries about new customers--as long as American life was something to be escaped from, the cartel could always be sure of a bottomless pool of new customers.
Thomas Pynchon Inherent Vice p 192

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