Modern Drunkard's Field Guide to Drinking with a Mask




Doug Stanhope

Stand Up Comedy and Falling Down Drunk with Doug Stanhope

Writer, producer and star of Fox’s Invasion of the Hidden Cameras and a regular guest on the Howard Stern Show and Spy-TV, Doug Stanhope...

Cold War Cocktails

Try to imagine a bar frequented only by star-crossed lovers. A watering hole inhabited by couples doomed never to share each other's lives —...

Taking Back Bacchus

Our lives are rooted in context. Our beguilingly adaptive brains make us situational beings. A joke is funny today that wouldn’t be tomorrow or yesterday....

Rise Of the Dives

Night falls on San Francisco's bustling North Beach district as tourists, flesh peddlers and hipsters troll the sidewalks beneath an ashen sky. I maneuver past...

When Booze Ads Go Bad

I've Trained It to Go Right for the Eyes. Probably the only instance in advertising history where the customer is menaced with a bird of...
Van Gogh

Drinking with Van Gogh

My guest arrived early. A mere nine days after I'd placed my order with an online absinthe supplier, my package—deftly slipping through the hands of...
Barhopping Guide

The Drunkard’s Guide to Barhopping

The difference between a proper evening of bar hopping and a night of being rooted in a single bar is the same difference between...
San Fran

San Fran: Bombed by the Bay

Built by drunk miners and called home by some of America’s most famous hoochers, the City by the Bay possesses a rich history steeped...

Confessions of a Jack Lawyer

Lawyers and drinking have held hands since the early history of the nation and that tradition continues with my friend and colleague, a lawyer...

The Etiquette of Vomiting

Vomiting is one of those subjects people often try to graze over when discussing drinking. They prefer to center on the glamorous aspects of...

Yo Ho Ho and a Bottle of Rum

Fifteen men on a dead man’s chest— Yo-ho-ho, and a bottle of rum! Drink and the devil had done for the rest— Yo-ho-ho, and a bottle of...

Getting Out of the House

You love your wife dearly, but you need to get out to a bar once in a while for your own good and hers....

A Sot’s Fables: The Tortoise and the Hare

The Tortoise and the Hare (And the Dog That Never Bit Him) One day the Tortoise woke up and looked out his window and saw a...

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