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...

February: 365 Reasons to Get Drunk

February 1 Boris Yeltsin’s Birthday (1931). Doing multiple shots of vodka on stage was one of his populist campaign tricks. Chilled double Stolis. 2 Groundhog Day....

July: 365 Reasons To Get Drunk

July 1 The Feast of the Most Precious Blood. Creepy Catholic celebration celebrates Christ bleeding. Rusty Nail. 2 National Literacy Day. Attempt to write the...

Above and Beyond Last Call: Medals for Boozing Beyond the Call...

Blackout Brigade Medal of Merit Motto: “I won’t remember you.” Long after lesser drunks have staggered off to bed, these valorous boozers shout: “Yes, I will...

April: 365 Reasons to Get Drunk

Key: Holiday. Pithy comment. Suggested holiday libation. (Recipes included for the odd ones.) April 1 April Fool’s Day. AKA The Day of Abject Cruelty Posing as Good-Natured...

August: 365 Reasons to Get Drunk

Key: Holiday. Pithy comment. Suggested holiday libation. August 1 Modern Drunkard Magazine was unleashed on the drinking public (1996). Rise up, boozehead! Anything and everything. 2 Peter...
Drink Your Way to Health!

Drink Your Way to Health!

Shaping Up Your Inner Child Your girlfriend says it, your parents say it, and everyone at the court-mandated A.A. meetings say it: “You need therapy...

Edgar’s Monday: A Poem by Jason R. Spillman

Once upon a work day dreary Throbbing head and liver weary I contemplated work days I had felt like this before The sour taste of excess dwelling On...

Etiquette for Inebriates: Modern Manners for Modern Drunkards

Problem: While “inventorying” a roommate’s possessions, you innocently stumble upon a hidden bottle of liquor. Solution: You may assume that your roommate was hiding the...

The Heroes Of Hooch

Few subjects have inspired artists like intoxication. Some works celebrate sozzlers, propping us on a dais for a little while, displayed at our hiccupy...