Skinny Boy by Gary Grahl
Table of Contents



Foreword................................................................................viii

Introduction..............................................................................ix

Part One: Self Destruction

1. Sign of the Obsession.............................................................1

2. Helpless................................................................................4

3. The Ride................................................................................6

4. And Your Name is...? ...........................................................10

5. The Iron Giant .....................................................................14

6. The Fifty Cent Tour ............................................................. 21

7. Chandra .............................................................................24

8. Group Therapy ....................................................................29

9. Atalanta The Private Investigator...........................................34

10. O. T. .................................................................................41

11. Scrabble ...........................................................................46

12. The Doctor is In(sane) ........................................................51

13. Send the Alternate .............................................................56

14. The Battle of O. T., 1986 ....................................................59

15. What about Bob? ...............................................................63

16. My Free Get-Out-of-Prom Card ............................................68

17. Chandra’s Discharge ..........................................................73

18. My Post-Prom ....................................................................77

19. Let’s Play Hide the Tunafish––Twice .....................................80

20. D-Day................................................................................87

21. Illusion Theories for All Occasions .......................................96

22. The Letter .......................................................................104

 

Part Two: The New YOU

 

23. Bacon Anyone? ................................................................109

24. And the Award For Best Actor Goes To... ............................111

25. Am I Ever Glad To Smell You ............................................115

26. One Sharp Package? ........................................................120

27. Back So Soon? ................................................................130

28. Dr. Buckmier’s Warning ....................................................133

29. Wet Dream ......................................................................140

30. Can’t You See the “No Trespassing” Sign? ..........................146

31. The Power of YOU ............................................................149

32. An Idol Visit .....................................................................155

33. The Warning ....................................................................163

34. The Infatuation Begins ......................................................170

35. Busted ............................................................................179

36. Ariel’s Lessons: Girls 101 ..................................................184

37. The Elevator Ride to Heaven .............................................191

38. Bad News ........................................................................200

39. Musical Toast ...................................................................208

40. The Session .....................................................................214

41. Courage ..........................................................................224

42. Trash IT ..........................................................................233

Epilogue................................................................................237

Acknowledgement ..................................................................241