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Kristen Johnston’s memoir, Guts

Monday, March 12, 2012

Emmy Award-winning actress Kristen Johnston discusses her memoir, Guts: The Endless Follies and Tiny Triumphs of a Giant Disaster, in which she writes about her addictions to alcohol and drugs and how she overcame them. She also talks about the stigma that’s often attached to recovery and her efforts to open the city’s first addiction-recovery high school.

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Kristen Johnston
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Comments [4]

anonyme

This is a great segment - thank you Kristen! Our consumer society is based on addiction - to "people, places and things"

Mar. 12 2012 01:22 PM
Donald Isenman from The Catskill Park, N Y

Very entertaining interview, wonderfully funny, too.

Mar. 12 2012 01:16 PM
John A.

Her "everyone's addicted" idea unfortunately has way too many 'supporting arguments' when we look to the internet.

Mar. 12 2012 12:54 PM
Suzinne from Bronx

Kristen Johnson, I've always loved you for your brassy personality and statuesque presence. You go girl!

Mar. 12 2012 12:46 PM

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