Thursday, August 14, 2008


Absinthe influenced artists Degas, Manet, van Gogh and Picasso, and writers Verlaine, Rimbaud, Wilde and Hemingway, among others.

"After the first glass, you see things as you wish they were. After the second, you see things as they are not. Finally, you see things as they really are, and that is the most horrible thing in the world."
- Oscar Wilde [1854-1900]