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On The Cuff and Under the Table

There are more slang words for inebriation than there are for any other word in the English language. This not only illustrates the creative...

Dead Drunk

Giles Humbert III strikes up a conversation with some of history’s greatest drunks through renowned spirit channeler Maria St. Longue.   Modern Drunkard Magazine: I...

Battle for the Booze: The New Attack on Alcohol

Eight uniformed policemen storm into the bar, shoving their way past the startled owner. A dozen of the bar's patrons, chosen at random, are...

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 Art Of Getting 86’d

We all hate that guy. You know who I’m talking about: The guy who tries to make time with your girlfriend, knocks over your drink,...

The Gringo’s Guide to Boozing In The Barrio

The Barrio.  The forbidden Latino ghetto, be it in Los Angeles, Chicago, Brooklyn, Miami, or Dayton, can be an intimidating neighborhood to you gringos. People...

Top Ten Sitcom Souses

In between running up monstrous bar tabs and guzzling moonshine, they found time to make us laugh. MDM salutes the best of the primetime...
Liquor and the Law

Liquor and the Law

When people disagree with the actions of others — let’s say tippling in this case — they work to catch the ear of the...

The Fire Inside: The Great Drunkards and What They Drank

For Whom the Booze Tolls It was a local blacksmith who introduced a young Ernest Hemingway to the world of drinking, giving him a glass...

Teetotaler Spotting Guide

 Religious Nutjobus Characteristics: While their plumage is usually well-preened, this Dry moves in a strangely stiff and awkward manner. Don't let his aggressively friendly smile...

True Alcohol Action!

Helmsman of the notorious publishing company Feral House,  Adam Parfrey has been called “America's Most Dangerous Publisher.” Mr. Parfrey would prefer, however, to be...
Last of the Losers

The Last of the Losers

Bobby Costello sat on a lone barstool in The Shillelagh. A small knot of men had formed on a cluster of stools only a few...

Episode 4: Tiki Drinks With Karl Christian Krumpholz

Your hosts: Frank Kelly Rich (Founder and Editor of MDM) and Nick Plumber (Poetry Editor and Travel Writer for MDM). Special guest: Karl Christian Krumpholz,...

The Fine Art of the Free Drink

“Oh, the rapturous, wild, and ineffable pleasure of drinking at somebody else's expense.” —Henry Sambrooke Leigh Does anything taste as sweet as a free drink? What...

Why I Drink

I drink because I have a gambling problem. Yes, I drink. I’m a drinker. There are many reasons. Do any of them matter? Not really....

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