Let me re-tell the Tale of two Spirits. Of two generations of highly creative people in two different lands, united in their raw creativity and their “weaknesses” (I personally prefer the term “willingness” – to indulge, imbibe) for their preferred poison. Ernest Hemingway, James Joyce, Charles Baudelaire, Paul Verlaine, Arthur Rimbaud, Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, Amedeo Modigliani, Pablo Picasso, Vincent van Gogh, Oscar Wilde, Marcel Proust, Aleister