Dionysus Rising

Dionysus Rising

The savage drumbeat grew louder as the worshippers of wine whirled, gyrated and staggered ever faster around the gilded altar. Letting loose great animal shrieks...

8 Hours in a Barroom

5:45 pm You’ll just stop in the bar for a quick one after work. 6:10 pm Just one more beer to relieve the stress. I...

Barfly Field Guide

The Soap Opera Star An attractive and vulnerable figure trembling with tragedy, her flickering eyes and winsome smile serve as a nearly irresistible aphrodisiac...

100 Years of Modern Drunkard Magazine

A Slanderous Birth The first incarnation of what was to become Modern Drunkard Magazine was a one-page death threat written by saloon keeper Hiram...

Drunkard of the Issue July 05: Scott Wexton, The Voodoo Organist

The Devil makes quite a few appearances in your music. Does the Devil drink? If he existed, I’m sure he would. Probably whiskey mixed with...
Booze News

Booze News

Cosmonaut Demands Space Booze MOSCOW — Russian cosmonaut Salizhan Sharipov, recently returned from space, says alcohol should be allowed on the International Space Station...