He lives there with his Australian banker girlfriend Suzy, Russian blue cat Pushkin, a rare iguana and several snakes. The first time he did it was in October and he showed me his swollen wrist. Pharmaceutical companies see it as a developing-world problem and have slowed the production, so snake fatalities are rising. They drilled into my lower spine to take out bone marrow. His father, Ray, was a pilot for Pan Am, who met his beautiful Canadian mother, Jacqueline, when she was a stewardess.
This is what intrigues me about snake venom, that scientists say there are compounds in certain venoms that help its victims accept and relax into death.
Funny Little Snake
It took many years and accidents of messing around with it to finally make sense. It took me two months to recover. He had literally turned himself into a science experiment, but there was a point to his madness. The first time he did it was in October and he showed me his swollen wrist.