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Aggravated Alcoholic Amnesia: Blackout Strategies

What happens when a person loses consciousness from consuming large doses of alcohol? What are the dos and don’ts of a black out? How do...

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...

Barfly Field Guide

The Soap Opera Star An attractive and vulnerable figure trembling with tragedy, her flickering eyes and winsome smile serve as a nearly irresistible aphrodisiac...

The Uninjured Binger

The path of the boozer on the move is beset on all sides by the scrutiny of dabbling sippers, the casual cruelty of protruding...

Rum and Marriage

Walking up the dirt road, Mark realized that he would never walk up this road in the same way. He would never drink a...

40 Things Every Drunkard Should Do Before He Dies

A man is, ultimately, the sum of his accomplishments. Each culture, of course, has a different idea as to what rates as an accomplishment. Muslims,...
The Beauty in the Blackout

The Beauty in the Blackout

I'm lying in bed with my consort of the moment, staring at the ceiling with a loud white void glaring garishly in my memory. There...
Solution to All of Life's Problems

Solutions to All of Life’s Problems

  The Problem  The Drink  The Solution You lost your job. Brutal Hammer 1 part cheapest vodka 1 part cheapest burgundy Cynically throw in a few ice cubes. Drink ten of these and pass...

You Spill–We Kill!

I staggered through the gauntlet of scantily-clad tribeswomen and their brutal staffs rained down like the Devil's own hailstorm. I gritted my teeth against...

The Boys In The Back

This year Friday the 13th passed effortlessly into Valentine's Day in a seedy pub on the Lower East Side. A quiet smoke-easy that puts a...

The Roommate Situation

Cheap beer is akin to tap water. It's a free-for-all, but everyone should help pay the water bill. Good beer is different. Generally speaking, you...

Muskets and Moonshine: The Whiskey Rebellion of 1794

When you  get right down to it, we drunkards are a pretty easy-going bunch. Our needs are not excessive. Give us a glass of whiskey...

The 12 Staggering Steps

The major difference between a drunk and an alcoholic, as the saying goes, is we drunks don’t go to meetings. Oh, we may go...

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...

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