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RIP Harris Wittels

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by Steak Snabler, Feb 20, 2015.

  1. Steak Snabler

    Steak Snabler Well-Known Member

  2. RecoveringJournalist

    RecoveringJournalist Well-Known Member

    Yeah, I've heard him on a couple podcasts. He had a crazy heroin problem that he's talked very openly about.

    Marc Maron put up the podcast with him from a couple months ago, where he shares some pretty crazy stories about how he got hooked on heroin.

    Very sad. RIP...
  3. Iron_chet

    Iron_chet Well-Known Member

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  4. RecoveringJournalist

    RecoveringJournalist Well-Known Member

    Awesome tribute by Ansari.
  5. Pete

    Pete Member

    Thanks for sharing that, Iron, it was a great read. Both heart-felt and funny.
  6. 93Devil

    93Devil Well-Known Member

  7. John

    John Well-Known Member

    Harris had a ton of great appearances on the Comedy Bang! Bang! podcast. And his efforts to get his comedian friends to like Phish were quite humorous.
  8. RecoveringJournalist

    RecoveringJournalist Well-Known Member

    He tells a story on Maron's podcast about trying to buy heroin that is just haunting.

    Just crazy stuff. A super-smart, super-funny guy who clearly had a shitload of demons.
  9. Alma

    Alma Well-Known Member

    One of the demons is wanting/needing to get right back to work quickly after he left rehab.

    Many addicts are so caught up in their work a coping mechanism that works is an addiction. Gets you through.
  10. Mr. Sunshine

    Mr. Sunshine Well-Known Member

    Addictive personalities never go away, but they can be redirected.
  11. Vombatus

    Vombatus Well-Known Member

    Similar to having an MLS addiction?
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