"You go to these different places and you’re not Hollywood, you’re a local guy. It was really hard the first time, but Oxy Morons earned me credit in that world—a lot of people I became connected with really came to believe in what I am doing."
While the opioid epidemic is the most glaring effect, it’s certainly not the only symptom of our societal malaise. Things are getting worse across the board—suicide, homelessness, mass incarceration, ecological disaster. Taken together, all of these factors are making life in 21st century America increasingly untenable.
I got people telling me, “Yes, I’m in recovery, but who the fuck are you to tell somebody how they should recover? Who the fuck are you to tell somebody that they aren’t in recovery because they are on medication?” And I’m like, “Because they’re fucking not! What the fuck are you talking about?”
By 2014, it was a full-court press, with Suboxone lobbyists pushing more than 10 bills on Beacon Hill
With his premiere on the enormous 80-foot screen at Jordan’s Imax Theater in Reading on Oct 30, just in time for Halloween, we spoke to the actor and director about his latest.
Here's the word from Team Grimey about this video which comes just in time for the goriest day of the year...
All these years later, it’s absolutely unbelievable what has become of this mess.
Oxy Morons writer-director returns with a drug-addled North Shore gore fest