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Patrick O’Neil is the author of the memoirs: GUN, NEEDLE, SPOON (Dzanc Books, 2015), and HOLD-UP (13e Note Editions, 2013). His writing has appeared in numerous publications including: Juxtapoz, Salon, The Weeklings, Fourteen Hills, The Nervous Breakdown, and Razorcake.

O'Neil is a contributing editor for Sensitive Skin Magazine, a Pushcart nominee, a two time nominee for Best Of The Net, and a PEN Center USA Professional and former Mentor. Along with Ashley Perez Patrick is the Co-coordinator for the Why There Are Words, Los Angeles reading series. He is currently working on several new projects: a memoir chronicling his former career as roadie/road manager for several major punk bands during the ’80’s (Dead Kennedys, Flipper, TSOL, Subhum
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Here I am as a guest for Talk Recovery Radio’s podcast: Gun Needle Spoon. “Join us on 100.5 fm for Talk Recovery. We speak to author Patrick O’Neil – Gun Needle Spoon.”

 



 

 

Originally published on the Last Door website as August 11th 2016, Gun Needle Spoon, Talk Recovery Radio, August 11th (2016)

 

 

 

 

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Dude, I can't even afford a slice of pizza.



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s.d. Dude, pizza.


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s.d. Dude, can I have some money?


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