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...

Dear Concerned Cad Archives

Dear Concerned Cad, Normally shy, in the midst of a blackout I can influence, coordinate, seduce, and work a room like a stand-up comedian (according...
Your Guide to Home Bars

Your Guide to Home Bars

The Liquor Cabinet AKA The Booze Box or Liquor Pantry, these demure containers take up little space, are easily disguised and some are actually quite...

The Boys In The Back

This year Friday the 13th passed effortlessly into Valentine's Day in a seedy pub on the Lower East Side. A quiet smoke-easy that puts a...

Best Bar

During my long tenure as a callow youth, few things excited me more than charging from bar to bar in hot pursuit of that...

King Con

Brian Brushwood practices a trade that could perhaps best be described as “benevolent deception.” As the writer and host of Revision3's Scam School show, Brushwood...
Sluice Your Gob!

Sluice Your Gob

ADMIRAL OF THE NARROW SEAS. One who from drunkenness vomits into the lap of the person sitting opposite to him. BARREL FEVER. An overpowering thirst...

The Invisible King

Rory Stark was expelled from Burton Bartending College one week before graduation. He was expelled for refusing to demonstrate his knowledge of “the new...