'Do you think drinking should be glorified?'
'No more than anything else . . .'
'Isn't drinking a disease?'
'Breathing is a disease.'
'Don't you find drunks obnoxious?'
'Yes, most of them are. So are most teetotalers.'
'But who would be interested in the life of a drunk?'
'Anther drunk.'- Advertisement -
'Do you consider heavy drinking to be socially acceptable?'
'In Beverly Hills, yes. On skid row, no.'
'Have you "gone Hollywood"?'
'I don't think so.'
'Why did you write this movie?'- Advertisement -
'When I write something I never think about why.'"
-Charles Bukowksi (as 'Henry Chinanski' in 'Hollywood').
I like the line, "In Beverly Hills, yes. On skid row, no." Referring to the question, "Do you consider heavy drinking to be socially acceptable." There is Truth in those words.