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Bout 1: Andre the Giant Vs. Alexander the Great

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...

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...

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...

Blood And Wine, Part One: The Lost Boys

The Fifth Legion is on the march. They move at a fast trot beneath a beggar's moon, gladius swords in hand, their armor rattling in...
All Star Alcoholics

All Star Alcoholics

The near-symbiotic bond between alcohol and athletics goes back thousands of years and their lengthy shared history has produced innumerable athletes who played hard...

Ten Greatest Alcohol Icons of All Time

The Striding Man All Dressed Up and Somewhere to Go Johnnie Walker Scotch Whisky Johnnie Walker's first foray into print advertising left something to be desired: the...

Driven To Drink: The Films of W.C. Fields

“I was in love with a beautiful blonde once. She drove me to drink. It's the one thing I'm indebted to her for.” — W.C....

The Ballad of Broadway Joe

“We were supposed to drink. We were following the heritage of the pro athlete going back to Babe Ruth. You punished your body. It...

The Greatest Drunk on Earth: Andre the Giant

Do you have a favorite drunkard? Some amazing man or woman, past or present, who stands colossus-like atop the Big Keg, the ground below littered...