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Articles

The Etiquette of Vomiting

Vomiting is one of those subjects people often try to graze over when discussing drinking. They prefer to center on the glamorous aspects of...
Choctaw Beer

Strange Brews: Choctaw Beer

Before he was known across the country as Pretty Boy Floyd, the outlaw Charles Floyd was known in his Eastern Oklahoma hometown as “Choc.” This...

Great Moments in the History Of Hooch

4,000,000 BC Proto-simians develop large brains (suitable for bar tab calculations), stereoscopic vision (a prerequisite for double-vision), and opposable thumbs (to hold a drinking...

The Uninjured Binger

The path of the boozer on the move is beset on all sides by the scrutiny of dabbling sippers, the casual cruelty of protruding...

Crank Mail #1: The Ballad of Badaaaaass Billy Macdowell

It started innocently enough. A simple request for a link. From: addiction   To: [email protected] Subject: Add a link Would you consider my site? http://www.voai.org.  Bill Macdowell Founder: William...

Drunkard of the Issue July 02: Andi Ayers

First drink: I was seven years old, hanging with my father and sister. He bought a six pack of Coors and a six pack...

Space, the Wino Frontier: Drinking on Star Trek

Make no mistake— Captain Kirk and his crew were cowboys and they treated the universe like the Wild West. There was always a lot of...

The Dry War

Winston Churchill said the Royal Navy promised nothing to its enlistees but “rum, sodomy, and the lash. ” If you could stand buggery and...

Drunkard of the Issue Aug 05: Lorin Partridge

Noted writer, mixologist, raconteur, and scoundrel Lorin Partridge discusses life on both sides of the wood. First taste: A martini given to me by an...

The Wingman’s Handbook

The wingman is arguably the noblest creature to ever step into a barroom. Who else, with cavalier disregard for his personal reputation, is so willing...

Drunkard Q&A

What's with the layout? It seems a little dated. A little dated? Try a lot dated. You can date it all the way back to...

Verbal Judo for Juicers

Why do you drink so much? Circular: I’m trying to make up for your disgraceful lack of effort. Compassionate: With the economy the way it is,...

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