Neil Davidson | The Sun Magazine

Neil Davidson

Neil Davidson has written widely on music and the arts. His novel The Sweet Revenge of Melissa Chavez (Tudor) is the first in a trilogy about a young woman growing up in the nineties. He lives in Ardmore, Pennsylvania.

— From July 1998
Essays, Memoirs, & True Stories

Goodbye, Johnnie Walker

Until recently, I hadn’t gone to bed sober in twenty-five years. I was a drunk when I first met my wife of twenty-three years, and I have been one ever since. I have been a pretty good drunk, as drunks go, without the usual DWIs, abusive behavior, or too dear a price paid for being too honest after my seventh or tenth drink.

July 1998
Free Trial Issue Are you ready for a closer look at The Sun?

Request a free trial, and we’ll mail you a print copy of this month’s issue. Plus you’ll get full online access — including 50 years of archives.
Request A Free Issue