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Articles

Drunkard of the Issue #58: Dan Dunn

Many dream of drinking for a living, but Dan Dunn actually pulls it off. Author of the hard-drinking classics Living Loaded and Nobody Likes...

Hooch And the Hunt

There’s a rite of passage I was fortunate enough to experience as a boy on my way to becoming a man. This ritual educated me...
Keith Moon

Top Drunks: Keith Moon

Wild-eyed and soaked, a naked young man breaks the surface of the swimming pool full of party debris—bottles, pool side chairs and an…er, Cadillac—gasps...

A Is For…

Have you ever noticed that every great drinking story begins with the same word? This word takes you from Point A to Point B of...

Here’s How to Make a Fucking Bloody Mary

I wasn't aware until fairly recently that there are some people out there—grown-ass adults, even—who have never had themselves a Bloody Mary. That's wrong. And...

Muskets and Moonshine: The Whiskey Rebellion of 1794

When you  get right down to it, we drunkards are a pretty easy-going bunch. Our needs are not excessive. Give us a glass of whiskey...

Top Ten Sitcom Souses

In between running up monstrous bar tabs and guzzling moonshine, they found time to make us laugh. MDM salutes the best of the primetime...

Supersonic Swingers and Sophisticated Misfits: An Interview with Shag

Modern Drunkard Magazine: The vast majority of your art revolves around the culture of alcohol. Why is that? SHAG: I was raised a strict...

The Fine Art of the Free Drink

“Oh, the rapturous, wild, and ineffable pleasure of drinking at somebody else's expense.” —Henry Sambrooke Leigh Does anything taste as sweet as a free drink? What...

Tanked

“That was the best goddamned chicken pot pie I ever ate,” I bellowed, and the cups and plates rattled in the cabinet. My mother-in-law flinched...

Liquored Up in LaLa Land

 Ah, yes, the City of Angels. The city of high hopes and crushed dreams. The glitzy crucible where stars are forged, where Bukowski battled and...

Dying Under the Radar

You did it again. You went out on a work night. The stop at your favorite neighborhood bar for ‘just a quick beer” turned into...
Dead End Drinks

Dead End Drinks

The alcohol industry is forever foisting new “sensations” on the drinking public. They come and go. Designer vodkas flash and fade like hastily assembled boy...

Drunkard of the Issue Sept 03: David Sipos

Actor/Comedian/Writer/Man of Leisure David Sipos explains the madness behind the method. First taste? I was eleven years old. I was at a wedding sneak-drinking any...

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