The Accidental Coke King

Just after Cocaine came out, the film Blow, starring Johnny Depp, was released. Since I knew George Jung and we got along well (still do: he’s my son’s godfather), everyone suddenly wanted to know what he was really like and whether the film was accurate. This piece originally ended with a suggestion that everyone who liked the film should write to George – still incarcerated at Otisville, he’d probably have appreciated a bit of mail – and included his postal address. Sadly, it got cut.

 

Publication: The Observer
Download: The_Accidental_Coke_King_The_Observer.pdf