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Supersonic Swingers and Sophisticated Misfits: An Interview with Shag

Modern Drunkard Magazine: The vast majority of your art revolves around the culture of alcohol. Why is that? SHAG: I was raised a strict...

The Dry Party

One advantage of being a third-party presidential candidate is that you can say outrageous things and get away with it. Still, it's hard to...

Madman About Town: Kingsley Amis

Kingsley Amis did not care what people thought of his drinking. He was a grand old man of English letters, a comic master, recipient of...
Waiting for the Punch

Waiting for the Punch

Act One “Mr. Talbot wants to talk to you.” “What for? I haven’t done anything.” “He’s waiting for you right now.” A half-empty pint of vodka sat on...

Taking a Dive with Dave Attell

The Star of Comedy Central’s Insomniac might not be able to sleep, but he can sure as hell drink. The Drunkard talks to Dave...

Boozing With The Bomb

AUGUST 6 1945: Less than an hour after an atom bomb flattened Hiroshima, the nattily-attired barmen of the Washington Press Club began shaking up...
Drink Your Way to Health!

Drink Your Way to Fitness!

Do your friends call you a fat drunken slob? Do you wake up in the afternoon and drink out of shame? Well stop drinking...

Drunkard Q&A

What's with the layout? It seems a little dated. A little dated? Try a lot dated. You can date it all the way back to...

Weapons of Mass Inebriation

Alcohol is much more than a sure cure for sobriety. Cast a gaze back into the mists of history and you'll see wine, beer and...

Drunkard Rights Watch

Give Your Kid Brother a Beer, Lose Your Driver's License RALEIGH, N.C. — North Carolinians who provide alcohol to people who are too young to...
Beer Hunter

Drinking Games for Drunkards: Beer Hunter

Inspired by the Russian roulette scene in the excellent Vietnam War film The Deer Hunter and popularized by a hilarious skit on Bob and...

Ten Greatest Alcohol Icons of All Time

The Striding Man All Dressed Up and Somewhere to Go Johnnie Walker Scotch Whisky Johnnie Walker's first foray into print advertising left something to be desired: the...

The Perfect Martini (and How to Make It)

The creation of a perfect martini is no great mystery. Once the process to produce one is learned, a perfect martini can be made over...
Adventures with Alcohol

Adventures with Alcohol: A Tribute to Harpo

I was drunk, naked, and teeing off on the 16th hole of a public golf course. Or maybe it was the 15th. Fuck if...

The Party Stops for Nobody

On a lanky, man-shaped landmass just off the western coast of Florida, sandwiched between the massive Gulf of Mexico and Little Sarasota Bay, chaos...
Clash of the Tightest

Bout 13: Hemingway Vs. Gleason & Bout 14: Bukowski Vs. Faulkner

Who's the greatest boozer of all time? The Contenders Humphrey Bogart 20-1 Charles Bukowski 8-1 Richard Burton 40-1 Lord Byron 30-1 Winston Churchill 6-1 William Faulkner 10-1 W.C. Fields 3-1 F. Scott Fitzgerald...

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