an alternate definition of absinth (aka, the green fairy, worm wood, etc, etc, etc,)
In reference to that green liquid referred to as 'mako' in Final Fantasy VII. Additionally in reference to historical instances where absinth has made people go insane and do crazy self destructive shit.
A: "Down some mako, mate!"
B: "Isn't this crap what made Picasso cut his freaking ear off?"
A: "SO?!? He painted purty pictures"