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The Land of Milk and Honey is now the Land of Money. -Bob Dylan
BOLO:  Be On The Look Out
LAST SEEN heading South possibly in a blacked out jacked up 2017 Ford F-250 after passing out hundred dollar bills like penny candy at local homeless shelters and community centers.  Suspect FLOWER'S is wanted for causing a sixteen mile traffic standstill after lifting the lid on one of the giant two blue igloo coolers and letting brand new hundred dollar bills blow out for a file mile streak along Interstate 90.  Portions of the interstate were closed for three days removing abandoned vehicles.  Authorities haven't identified a particular statute to charge SUSPECT FLOWER'S with but he's believed to in a "lot of trouble."
See The Fugitive Flower by Mark Anthony Given

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Famous and Contagious by Mark Anthony Given

Celebrity is one who is know to many persons he is glad he doesn't know. -H. L. Mencke ______________
I WROTE a story about a Real Life Heist and turned it into a screenplay which became a major motion picture which became a box office smash which sold millions of books which made me famous and contagious;  I should have never placed my picture on the fly leaf.. FIRST THING that went wrong was my personal assistant hired through a big headhunter firm in New York turned out to be addicted to drugs and swiped a bunch of my personal affects I had had since was a kid, not to mention opening up several debit cards in my name and robbing me blind.  I got all the money back and she's sitting in the Los Angeles County jail right now, where I hope she stays. Then I reluctantly let a family member live in the guest/pool house and they got drunk the first night there and took out a whole row of my neighbors fancy cars in the canyons:  six to be exact. MY AGENT DIED and his wife absconded wit…

Trouble Man (1995 The Master Version)

I come up hard baby, but now I'm cool
I didn't make it sugar, playin' by the rules
I come up hard baby, but now I'm fine
I'm checkin' trouble sugar, movin' down the line
I come up hard baby, but that's okay
'Cause trouble man, don't get in my way
I come up hard baby, I've been for real
Gonna keep movin', gonna go to town
I come up hard baby, I'm gettin' down
There's only three things that for sure
Taxes, death and trouble
This I know baby, this I know sugar
Girl Ain't gon let it sweat me babe Got me singin', yeah, yeah, ooh
Come up hard, baby, I had to fight
Took care my business with all my might
I come up hard, come up hard, I had to win
Then start all over and win again
I come up hard but that's okay
'Cause trouble man don't get in my way, hey, hey I know…

Me and My Monkey by Mark Anthony Given

I don't do drugs. I am drugs.  -Salvador Dali
Destroy what destroys you.
              PEOPLE WHO OD are idiots.  I think it's the Earth's way of cleansing waste product.  If you don't know what you're doing, you shouldn't be fucking with it.  I shot dope probably a hundred times when I was young and stupid and 'life's value was unseen and under-appreciated.  I remember being in some dope den in the Lower Ninth Ward in New Orleans back in the Eighties, busting out alcohol pads and a 'Party Pack of U-100 Ultra Fine's and the couple idiots I was with, one of whom claimed the house belonged to his aunt 'and left vacant after she died.   Oyster Shell  ground up and used for asphalt streets, overgrown and vacant lots next to fenced-in pink stucco shotgun homes, with expensive cars penned up in the front yard.   This was way before Katrina and looks completely civilized now.  Back then, only bad things happened back there.         THEY LOOKED at me …

Him Baby by Mark Anthony Given

Oh listen you men, I don't mean no harm If you wanna do good, you better stay off old Parchman Farm We got to work in the mornin', just at dawn of day Just at the settin' of the sun, that's when the work is done Bukka White, "Parchman Farm Blues" ________________________________________________
"Parchman's Farm," the Mississippi State Prison at the foot of the Mississippi Delta and the "Home of the Blues," just down the road, maintains the inner recess of every Southern Man mind when in a fit of anger reaches for that rifle to settle his disputes.  Inspired hit songs, housed white protesters and "Freedom Riders," in the sixties, cinema death row scenes and still had "Tunk Houses," when I was at Camp Eight the final months before my release in the early 1980's for a drug store burglary I have written about several times here on Real Life Heist, i.e., "The Real Drugstor…

The Rat Free Meal by Mark Anthony Given

The axe forgets but the tree remembers. -African proverb ___________________________________________

      BACK WHEN I was kicking down hundred dollar bills like cigarette butts (See Another Hot Grand hereto), I used to frequent the finest restaurants in the New Orleans French Quarter, Galatoir's, Brennan's, K-Paul's Kitchen, Commander's Palace, and many places you never heard of. This is the mid eighties during my One Man Crime Wave Split Deposit scam, resulting in me spending the next twelve years doing a five year sentence with the federal Bureau of Prisons and their fuzzy math... AFTER A HOT DAY in the office in the front seat of a luxury rental car with air conditioning blasting and having defrauded a half a dozen banks out of ten thousand dollars in brand new Benjamin's before my afternoon siesta.  Ten grand would last me maybe a couple weeks to buy hotel rooms and whores and feeding a hundred dollars a day smack ha…

Joe The Boss Fama by Mark Anthony Given

The martyr cannot be dishonored. Every lash inflicted is a tongue of fame;  Every prison a more illustrious abode.  -Ralph Waldo Emerson _______________________________________________
    MY HUSTLE IN PRISON was the magazine route.  Back in the seventies and eighties you could check Bill Me Later and they would start sending magazines, CD's, Fingerhut, stuff.  I had the latest Rob Report, Playboy, Penthouse, Rolling Stone, Utne Reader, you name it.  On the Invoice I'd slice the bottom of the envelope just room enough for a check to slide out and check "Check Enclosed."  I made my rounds throughout the prison a few times a week and only the elite dozen or so guys were on my official list and people would stop me all the time and I'd pretend to look at a piece of paper in my hand and say, "Nope, not on the list."  I'd keep walking....I know it sounds lame and I never really made any money at it but I knew I wou…