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40 Ounces of Fury!

The beer so strong they don’t even call it beer — they call it liquor. The brew from the bad part of town, the staple...

The Founding Drunkards

Soon after they're born, American's minds are stuffed with interesting and inspirational stories about their nation's Founding Fathers. These men are a large part...

The Morning After

This Public Service Announcement, and accompanying literary dramatization, is brought to you by Active Alcoholics, or AA. We are aware that you may have...

The Blackness

Rick. Rick, get up. Hunh? What time is it? It’s 6:30. You have to make your tee time. Are you crazy? I feel like there is...

Plum Brandy

P.G. Wodehouse— ”Plum” to his friends—is arguably the 20th Century’s finest writer of English prose. He was certainly the funniest. Most famous for his creation...

Ode To Dionysus

Ode to Dionysus O Dionysus, greatest and best Your mercy shall forever last Your justice will never fail On your endowments, civilizations rest 4 An inferior faith, baptism once...

Ten Greatest Alcohol Icons of All Time

The Striding Man All Dressed Up and Somewhere to Go Johnnie Walker Scotch Whisky Johnnie Walker's first foray into print advertising left something to be desired: the...

They Poured Sweet and Clear

My name is Pepe Le Moko. I live in the Casbah. Each morning from my balcony overlooking the marketplace I sing, “For Every Man...
This River Runs Wild

This River Runs Wild

Nothing goes together quite like alcohol and open water. Maybe it has something to do with the sense of weightlessness. When I was a kid,...

February: 365 Reasons to Get Drunk

February 1 Boris Yeltsin’s Birthday (1931). Doing multiple shots of vodka on stage was one of his populist campaign tricks. Chilled double Stolis. 2 Groundhog Day....

The Great Drunk: Lushing Large with Jackie Gleason, Part 1

Jackie Gleason drank up life in huge, full-throated swallows — straight-up, no mixer, and the tab was on him. And when I say life,...

26 Questions with Doug Stanhope

1 What are you drinking these days? Let’s just go with this day. Four mimosas and now have switched to whiskey with a tiny splash...

Drunkus Maximus

Bibamus moriendum est. Death is Inevitable; Let's Get Drunk. —Roman Aphorism Turn on the news or flip through a magazine and you are confronted with stories of greed,...

Drinking Games

In the fall of 2001 outraged Cleveland Browns fans hurled beer bottles at NFL referees, and everyone was outraged. Tales came to light of Babe...

Under the Influence: Charles Bukowski, High Laureate of Cheap Booze

At age 13, Charles Bukowski took his first drink. “It was magic,” he would later write. “Why hadn’t someone told me?” It was the beginning of...

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