TODAY'S REASON TO DRINK

IN THIS ISSUE

Articles

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...

Great Moments in the History Of Hooch

4,000,000 BC Proto-simians develop large brains (suitable for bar tab calculations), stereoscopic vision (a prerequisite for double-vision), and opposable thumbs (to hold a drinking...

Drunkards of the Issue April 02: Brethren Fast Racing Team

You put out an album called 500 Laps Of Beer Drinking Fun and people are going to start thinking you like the stuff. Mik...

Wish You Were Beer! Plastered Postcards from a Bygone Era

Please, God, just grant me these three lousy wishes. (1947) What do you bet that if God did answer this guy's prayer, the greedy bastard would...

Boozing with the Bible

Woe unto them that rise up early in the morning, that they may follow strong drink; that continue until night, till wine inflame them!...

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...

Rise Of The Drys

Considering the current cultural climate, it was only a matter of time before the archaic groups responsible for National Prohibition came back to life...

June: 365 Reasons To Get Drunk

June 1 Latrobe Brewing Co. founded (1939). The “33” on Rolling Rock bottles is an homage to a copywriter's typo. Rolling Rock. 2 Vandals sack Rome...

The Wingman’s Handbook

The wingman is arguably the noblest creature to ever step into a barroom. Who else, with cavalier disregard for his personal reputation, is so willing...

August: 365 Reasons to Get Drunk

Key: Holiday. Pithy comment. Suggested holiday libation. August 1 Modern Drunkard Magazine was unleashed on the drinking public (1996). Rise up, boozehead! Anything and everything. 2 Peter...

FDR: Portrait of a Drinking President

The opening flashback in the made-for-HBO film,   Warm Springs,   sublimely captures what possibly was Franklin Delano Roosevelt's primary motive for pursuing a political career. On...

The Ballad of Broadway Joe

“We were supposed to drink. We were following the heritage of the pro athlete going back to Babe Ruth. You punished your body. It...

Columns and Regular Features

Modern Drunkard Video

Booze-Soaked Fiction

Adventures with Alcohol

All the Pretty Pictures

How To Articles

Drunkards of the Issue

Inebriate Interviews

Clash of the Tightest

The Great Drunks

Historical Hooching