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The Beauty in the Blackout

The Beauty in the Blackout

I'm lying in bed with my consort of the moment, staring at the ceiling with a loud white void glaring garishly in my memory. There...
Bartender's Burden

Bartender’s Burden

You’re an idiot. Maybe you know it, maybe you don’t. Maybe you’ve heard it from dozens of people, but you were kinda drunk at the...
Natty Light

Strange Brews: Natty Light

“Natty” (or “Unnatural Light,” as it’s also called) has long been the unofficial beer of students and the cash-strapped everywhere. As the market analysts say,...
Johnette Napolitano

Drunkard of the Issue #60: Johnette Napolitano

Tell us about your first drink: My Dad had a converted fridge on the back porch for draft beer. We used to love to...
Jeppson's Malort

Strange Brews: Jeppson’s Malort

I don’t know how many countries actually signed the Evil Booze Nonproliferation Treaty of 1903, but we can safely say it was a total...

Bout 4: Blackbeard the Pirate Vs. Truman Capote

Who is the greatest boozer of all time? We've posed that question before. In 2002 we  resurrected 16 of the history's hardest-pounding hoochers and squared them...
Salamander Brandy

Strange Brews: Salamander Brandy

Slovenia is an oft-overlooked nation of two million people in central Europe. Among its contributions to humanity are dazzling architecture, fine pastries, and a...

The Drinking Dead, Part II: Barhopping in Hell

Click here for Part One. I rounded the corner and nearly collided with a wheelchaired zombie parked in the middle of the sidewalk. I mumbled...
Apocalypse Ilsan

Apocalypse Ilsan

Outside my home in Ilsan, South Korea is a pedestrian arcade we call "Meat Street." It has a real name, but like all streets...
Choctaw Beer

Strange Brews: Choctaw Beer

Before he was known across the country as Pretty Boy Floyd, the outlaw Charles Floyd was known in his Eastern Oklahoma hometown as “Choc.” This...
Strange Brews

Strange Brews

Choctaw Beer Before he was known across the country as Pretty Boy Floyd, the outlaw Charles Floyd was known in his Eastern Oklahoma hometown as...
The Great Eggnog Riot

The Great Eggnog Riot

Sylvanus Thayer—whose name sounds like a lizard-rat-man hybrid Lord Voldemort would keep caged for dark-magic rape rituals—took command of West Point in 1817. Within a...

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Modern Drunkard Video

Booze-Soaked Fiction

Adventures with Alcohol

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How To Articles

Drunkards of the Issue

Inebriate Interviews

Clash of the Tightest

The Great Drunks

Historical Hooching

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