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Articles

Cads, Rakes and Bounders

Does a drink cadged from a stranger taste far superior to one earned by the sweat of your brow? Are you immune to the slightest...
Tippling Through Tempation

Tippling Your Way Through Temptation

It’s Friday night and the bar is crawling with feminine felines of every sort: The slobbering, the smashed, the cackling, the delirious, the insane, the...

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...

Xmas Shopping for Winos

The holiday season places a heavy burden on our scarce organizational resources. The simple task of evaluating holiday invitations and culling those that do not...

Prankster of the Gods

No verse can give pleasure for long, nor last, that is written by drinkers of water. —Horace People drink for lots of reasons— escape, relaxation, to catch...

The Mysteries of Alcohol

Is absinthe as dangerous as they say, and where can I get some? Dangerous is a relative word. Yes, absinthe is made with wormwood, which...

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 Jan 07: Mike Ruffino

If playing bass for the notorious Unband, penning Gentlemanly Repose, the finest drunk-rock book ever written, and starring in the film We Like to...

40 Rock-Solid Reasons to Get Drunk Tonight

1. If you don't drink that booze, by God, someone else will. 2. The brewing industry alone employs 1.7 million people and that's a lot...

Boozing With The Bomb

AUGUST 6 1945: Less than an hour after an atom bomb flattened Hiroshima, the nattily-attired barmen of the Washington Press Club began shaking up...

The King Is Dead, Long Live the King

“Without heroes, we are all plain people and don’t know how far we can go.” — Bernard Malamud I heard the news in a bar....

The Drunks Of War

Societies possessing a robust and realistic attitude toward intoxication have produced mightier warriors than those which censure consumption. This is true pretty much from the...

Dr. Souse Is in the House!

1. Did you ever think about drinks you could drink? There’s so many drinks if you only just think! Such wonderful drinks! Even drinks that are pink! Or...

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