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IN THIS ISSUE

Articles

The Last Good Time

I'm standing here at the bar trying to ignore these two hot chicks who I'm fairly sure have been staring at me for the...

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...
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...

Band On The Rum

A veteran road warrior explains how to get drunk on rock and roll—especially if the locals are buying. Let me set you straight right from...

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...

December: 365 Reasons to Get Drunk

Key: Holiday. Pithy comment. Suggested holiday libation. December 1 Festival of Poseidon (Greek). Let the Sea God drown your sorrows. Sea Breeze. 2 St. Bibiana’s Day. Patron saint...

Mullocked In Minneapolis

Thursday Denver International Airport 2 Budweisers Airport bars should be exciting. You want to be sitting next to some chap in a pith helmet off to safari...

Drunkard of the Issue Oct 05: Boyd Rice

Author, musician, actor, filmmaker, counter-culture icon and Tiki Bar designer Boyd Rice reveals what alcohol has taught him. First taste: 1961. I was in kindergarten....

The Drunkard’s Guide to Poker

To be a successful tournament poker player it helps not to care about money. If you need the money, if you might not drink...

Party Politics: How to Throw the Mother of All Wingdings

Contrary to popular belief, a party is more than a gang of people getting smashed in the same room at the same time. Done...
Adventures with Alcohol

Adventures with Alcohol: Booze Bonanza!

“I found the mother lode,” Scott shouted as he burst through the door. “The Treasure of the Sierra Booze-Madres!” We sat him down, gave him...

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...

Drunkard of the Issue #59: Brian Abrams

Remember the first time you got loaded? It was 1992—slamming Strawberry Hill and Zima with three other 14-year-old suburbanites. Someone had Pearl Jam's new album...

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...

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