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Bout 1: Hemingway Vs. Poe & Bout 2: Parker Vs. Welles

Who is the greatest boozer of all time? If you’re like me, and I suspect you are, you’ve stayed up long nights, haunted by the...

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...

Drunkard of the Issue #57: Debbie Rochon

Horror's reigning Scream Queen ain't afraid of no toasts.   MDM: How many movies have you appeared in? Hard to count with a drink in one hand,...

Postcards from Skid Row Archives

Full moon moonshine Drank got drunk stumbling beneath the blurry pair of pale faced moons. Sip your gloom away the screaming crowd cries swaying. Slouch down in...

Confessions of a Jack Lawyer

Lawyers and drinking have held hands since the early history of the nation and that tradition continues with my friend and colleague, a lawyer...

Know Your Booze: Evan Williams Bourbon

As you may have noticed, bourbon is a big deal again. It started less than a decade ago. Obscure brands with weird names like Pappy...

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...

Why We Drink

And why so much? Just where the hell do we get off getting loaded all the time? Do we really need a reason? In...

Drunkards of the Issue June 06: Sans Sobriety

This hardcore punk trio learned to drink in the garage. Then they learned to play music in the garage. Now they drink and play...

The Secret Language of Cocktails

Your cocktail says something about you. For instance, ordering a martini says you appreciate the finer things in life, ordering a gin and tonic says...

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...

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....

Booze Vs. Baghdad

The current war is being touted as a war of good vs. evil, by us and Al-Qaeda. And it is. But to define it...

Boozer’s Burden

“You should be very careful when drinking. It is very easy to become an alcoholic.” Variations on that theme seem to endlessly echo through a...

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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