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Seth Lorinczi's blog. Based in Portland, Oregon, he writes about music, plant medicines, food and vintage technology and anything else that comes across his transom. In a former life, he was involved in the Punk scene in Washington, D.C. centered around Dischord Records.

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Conformity Contortion

I began working at a downtown bar, restaurant, and performing arts venue called D.C. Space in 1988, when I was still in high school. The sense of discovery, of having found a strange, alternate universe filled with brilliant weirdos was riveting, a mind- and heart-expanding thrill. For the first time, my awkwardness and damnable sensitivity no longer seemed like a deficiency. That would soon change.

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