Juicing With Arthur Miller

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“Drugs won’t do the writing for you, but steroids can take a monologue that would have gone to the warning track and knock it out of the park.”

Apparently steroids are not just reserved for the athletic. At The Morning News, Kevin Guilfoile exposes the world of doping playwrights, especially Arthur Miller who had a serious dependence on Deca Durabolin.

“You should have seen me when I was writing Death of a Salesman. I had pecs the size of Iroquois saddlebags and my glutes were so rock-hard I could have sat on Joe McCarthy’s head and popped it like a rotten beet.” He smiles. “Now that would have been an ‘un-American activity’—crushing a U.S. Senator’s melon with my ass.”


Julie Morse lives in San Francisco and is a poetry teacher. She can be found @JulieMorse16 . More from this author →