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....

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...

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...
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...

Blackout Like You Mean It

“Dude, I have never laughed as hard as I did last night when you intentionally vomited on that couple in the booth.” “Couple?” “Don’t you remember?...