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The Director

I was drunk most of the time I was directing the picture. The filming went well for the first few days and then a...

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...

For Whom the Booze Tolls

Ernest Hemingway had rolled into Key West a couple of weeks earlier. After touring the local dives, he settled in at a rough and...

Drinking Along The Nile

We human types have been scribbling history for perhaps 5,000 years, but we’ve been making fermented beverages for at least twice that long. The...

Drunken Treasure

There is enough 150-year-old whiskey resting underground where the old river queen sank to get 130,000 people pie-eyed. It's worth five million dollars, and...

Cocktails with the Cavemen

Has progress banished us from a prehistoric paradise? What the Lifestyle Gestapo ignore or are too dumb to realize is that intoxication has always been...

Drunkard of the Issue April 05: Josh Blue

Paralympic soccer player Josh Blue has won the European Cup in Holland. Stand-up comedian Josh Blue was the Last Comic Standing in Season Four....