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Ask Dr. Buuz-Hund: Beer Bellies and Sperm Counts

Dear Dr. Buuz-Hund Can you help me with my beer belly? My six-pack abs are starting to look more like a keg. The only advice...
Rip Griffin 60

Rip Griffin, Drinking Detective: Pop Goes the Weasel

Pop was coming down to Denver for a visit so I was at Argonaut Liquors stocking up on Tullamore Dew and Harp’s lager. My dad,...
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...

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...
Wino Wisdom

Wino Wisdom: Archives

Submit your wisdom here. “Glass of water with a Beam chaser. I'm only half on the wagon.” No stranger to compromise orders a round at Three...

Ask Dr. Buuz-Hund: Cigarettes and STDs

Dear Dr. Buuz-Hund: I've heard that the human body produces alcohol. Is this true? Otto Inebriate Topeka, KS Dear Otto:  For the vast majority of humans, this is indeed...
News From the Front

The CDC Makes Its Move

All manner of hell broke loose when a recent Centers for Disease Control study asserted that only 10% of what they define as heavy...

Bout 3: Jack Kerouac Vs. Richard Nixon

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...