Today's Reason to Drink


Get That Ten High Smile and Other Vintage Ads That Seem a Little ....

And by “mix” we mean, “Does it fuck the lime?” And seriously, if you don’t want to smell or taste the gin in your cocktail,...
ode to the airport bar

Ode to the Airport Bar

My three workmates sneered at me as we rode the limo to the airport after our yearly conference. I had just informed them I...
Adventures with Alcohol

Adventures with Alcohol: Genetically Predisposed

I’m in a pub in Malta, full of retired British men passing the evening the proper way. I sit on a tall bar stool...
teetering above it all

Teetering Above It All

Every dedicated drinker knows what they’re really doing it for. It’s not our health — it’s training. You know what I’m talking about. Some freaks...

Locked Down and Loaded

1. When everything goes to hell, humanity reaches for a drink. “It shouldn’t have been a surprise, but it did surprise us, this drinking to...

Come Fly With Me!

I Come fly with me, we’ll fly, we’ll fly away If you can use some exotic booze There’s a bar in far Bombay On September 30th, 1968, the...

Pour, Barry, Pour!

Hullo, Barry! Aren’t we looking particularly debonair tonight. Double G and T, if you please, easy on the T, this is not a malarial...

Drunkard of the Issue #63: Ryan Chrys

The driving force behind Ryan Chrys & the Rough Cuts blazes a trail from stage to stage with a double-fisted approach to drinking and...

Last Stop for Night Train Express

It’s the end of the line. Notorious screw-cap wine Night Train Express, once a big seller for E & J Gallo Winery, has been discontinued. Gallo...

Bout 6: Mark “Whiskeyboat” Twain vs. Oliver “One for the Road” Reed

Who is the greatest boozer of all time? We've posed that question before. In 2002 we resurrected 16 of history's hardest-pounding hoochers and squared them...
News From the Front

News from the Front: The Great Uncertainty

The Great Uncertainty This column was originally titled The Great Unmasking. It brimmed with optimism and assurances that we were at long last teetering on...

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