✩ Want You To Know: “bored senseless by a bloke on speed talking about tennis”

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Miki Berenyi: I went there once. I got drinks ponced off me all night and got bored senseless by a bloke on speed talking about tennis. Then Everett True knocked a table of drinks over and lay on the floor sobbing. Fuzz from Silverfish and I tried to get him a cab home, but every time one came along Everett would spring up off the pavement and start staggering all over the place screaming that he was going to throw up, at which point the taxi would swiftly drive away. Fuzz and I threatened to smash his head into the pavement so we could legitimately call an ambulance, at which point Everett got obediently into the next cab.

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Buried car, brand babblers, future YouTube, canned emails and don’t read the comments.

Finally, what does my GP do all day?

Yours etc., @loughlin


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