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The Founding Drunkards

Soon after they're born, American's minds are stuffed with interesting and inspirational stories about their nation's Founding Fathers. These men are a large part...

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 Fire Inside: The Great Drunkards and What They Drank

For Whom the Booze Tolls It was a local blacksmith who introduced a young Ernest Hemingway to the world of drinking, giving him a glass...

Agave Empire: Three Centuries of Drinking in Mexico

Among seasoned drinkers, Mexico has attained something of a Mecca-like status. The country is so big (larger, in fact, than California, Oregon and Washington...

Boozing With The Bomb

AUGUST 6 1945: Less than an hour after an atom bomb flattened Hiroshima, the nattily-attired barmen of the Washington Press Club began shaking up...
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