"A glass of absinthe is as poetical as anything in the world.
What difference is there between a glass of absinthe and a sunset."

- Oscar Wilde

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13/12/2004

China’s ‘Absinthe’ Past

Chemical analyses indicates that people between 8,000 and 9,000 years ago concocted a fermented, winelike drink. One of the ancient jars contained a liquid that had traces of wormwood, suggesting the beverage might have been an early version of absinthe.

26/11/2004

Manson shares Absinthe with students

As part of an MTV stunt, Manson surprised students in a Temple University class, Art and Society, in Philadelphia Monday with an hour-long guest lecture. His first question? Could he share a bottle of absinthe with the students? The green fairy stayed on the desk as Manson responded to questions about art, politics and religion.

21/10/2004

Alfie – Absinthe sex scene

Alfie is a calculating womaniser – among his conquests are the best friend’s girlfriend, various married clients and a sexually voracious older woman (Susan Sarandon), who introduces him to absinthe and heartache in quick succession.

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