Opiate Tolerance

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Overheard today in the offices of a large Chicago hedge fund:

The market, a newlywed that swore off the high life and hard drugs some months ago, committing to be "a responsible adult" prior to tying the knot, just snorted 40 milligrams of Oxycontin off of the bathroom sink and is now teetering around a Tijuana bar, volumeless, convinced the world is an amazingly friendly place filled with warm, pink fluid in which to float languidly up to the ceiling. The withdrawals are going to suck, but the upcoming rape and robbery won't feel like anything until much later.

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