This weeks episode is a little different. I sat down with Nicole Morgan aka Marceline the Murder Queen. She’s a roller derby girl based in Austin, TX. She calls herself a “high bottom”, which makes me laugh every time I hear it. She tried a bunch of different ways to moderate her drinking, including putting washy tape on the bottles to keep track of her drinking, but finally decided that moderation wasn’t for her. She comes from a family in recovery, her parents even met in rehab! That’s a crazy story I’ll let you hear from her. Honestly, I wanted to talk to her because I heard roller derby was a party scene and thought it would be hard to be sober there.
I was way wrong. They’re super supportive and even make mocktails and sober shots at the after parties to make everyone feel involved.
She talks about her parents falling off the wagon and explains roller derby to me. We also talk about the mindfulness trend and it’s affect on party culture. I hope you enjoy it!
•Rolling Stone on Austin Roller Derby
•Annie Grace This Naked Mind
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