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Good Cop, MADD Cop: How to Avoid a DUI

Former Police Officer Tim Stone doesn’t look like the kind of cop you want to get pulled over by when you’ve been drinking deep...

After Hours

“I've got some booze at my place.” That's how it begins. You're sitting there at last call, ready to stagger away from the bonfire of...

Booze on the Brain

Intoxication causes horrific damage to the entire community, or so say members of the prohibitionist movement across the globe. From MADD, to Islamic totalitarians, to...

The Updated 86 Rules of Boozing

1. If you owe someone money, always pay them back in a bar. Preferably during Happy Hour. 2. Always toast before doing a shot. Whoever...

Episode 13: Locked Down and Loaded with Frank and Nick

Your hosts: Frank Kelly Rich (Founder & Editor of MDM) and Nick Plumber (Poetry Editor for MDM). Special guest: The dreaded Wuhan Virus Featuring: All manner of...

The Devil’s Dandies

Most modern drunkards are undoubtedly aware of the Rat Pack, the group of entertainers who swore fealty to booze, broads and the pursuit of...

Say It Loud, Say It Plowed

It's a vexing set of circumstances—at the time you have the most to say (wise and terribly important things too), you are least able...

October: 365 Reasons To Get Drunk

October 1 The Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson and world-class drunkard Ed McMahon debuted (1962). Hi-yooooo! Bourbon in a coffee cup. 2 Groucho Marx’s Birthday (1890)....
I Drink the World: The Charles H. Baker Jr. Story

I Drink the World: The Charles H. Baker Jr. Story

When asked what he liked to drink, which was often, Charles H. Baker could have replied with great authority: "I Drink the World." Which probably...
Tippling Through Tempation

Tippling Your Way Through Temptation

It’s Friday night and the bar is crawling with feminine felines of every sort: The slobbering, the smashed, the cackling, the delirious, the insane, the...
Clash of the Tightest

The Finals: Gleason Vs. Bukowski

Who's the greatest boozer of all time? Sixteen supreme drunks dove into a sea of booze eight months ago, bent on determining exactly who should...
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...

The Future Of Boozing

Let’s face it—the science of drinking didn’t advance much during the last century. Aside from the martini, the lounge and the pop-top beer can (and...

Verbal Judo for Juicers

Why do you drink so much? Circular: I’m trying to make up for your disgraceful lack of effort. Compassionate: With the economy the way it is,...

Everything I Ever Needed To Know About Life I Learned from the Rat Pack

“It took me a long, long time to learn what I now know, and I don’t want that to die with me.” —Frank...

Best Bar Moves

The Barstool Hunker This popular move (though there’s not much actual moving involved) is usually practiced in dives that cater to regulars. How it’s done: First...

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All the Pretty Pictures

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Drunkards of the Issue

Inebriate Interviews

Clash of the Tightest

The Great Drunks

Historical Hooching