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February 23, 2024 | Nonfiction

NOTES FROM THE BLOOD FACTORY ISSUE #2 ‘AFTER HOURS.’

Frank Reardon

Chris snaps the seal of a Jack Daniels shooter and pops the brown sugar down his throat. Tommy pops Vicodin: Coronado eats a stick of dynamite and blasts his brain with meth, no judgement.

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