The Catholic-school-boy son of a Cuban American cocaine wholesaler in Newark, New Jersey. Motherless.
The ex-football captain, young Karate black belt who saw through the façade of the American Dream. A Generation X college grad who'd rather surf, pursue a sense of personal, spiritual and artistic freedom then commit to a 9 a.m.— to 5 p.m. reality… a fool. A fool to pursue literature. A fool to realize too late that one can neither eat nor sleep comfortably under a roof of ideals.
Two-bit journalism for the Hearst organization with a side of outdoor cannabis cultivation.
… cage fighting as a viable alternative?
No. Once the Paris Hilton “That's hot” consciousness completely engulfed the mindset of desirable New York female forms … once war and corruption was no longer something to fear but enjoy as entertainment on CNN … a strategic retreat to Puerto Rico. Third-world living. Large wave surfing. A front-row seat to new madness. A clearer perspective.