That’s my poison

While reading Frederik Pohl’s ‘The Merchants’ War’, the author described a highly addictive but legal product called Mokie-Koke this way – “a refreshing, taste-tingling blend of the finest chocolate-type flavoring, synthetic coffee extract and selected cocaine analogues”.

I think Pohl accurately foresaw how an iced mocha was made as sold by Starbucks, Caribou or any other dealer, um, I mean coffee shop.

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About Marcus

Who me? Introverted, neurotic, self-absorbed, increasingly cynical observer of human nature and part time social critic in hiding. Most of my life spent avoiding growing up. The naive idealistic passions of youth have evolved into the eclectic eccentricities of adulthood. Northeast Florida small-town native, related to people I can't relate to. Simultaneously my own best friend and worst enemy. Politically and spiritually unaffiliated, my personal ideologies put me all over the map or off it completely.
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