I went to the places where builders, butchers, doctors, and other nocturnal laborers go after a hard night's work.
A hint: far more self-destructively.
Working nightshifts in a Barcelona hostel is a parallel universe of drugs, booze, and horny teenage tourists with second-degree sunburns.
"Part of our spiritual practice is drinking kombucha," a temple spokesman told us.
It was some of the easiest money I'd ever made—all I had to do was dodge the hands of my drunken, amorous clients.
They need to break out of the booze 'n' bingo mold if they want to survive this generation of drinkers.
A war is raging in East Ukraine. In the West, people are taking their minds off things by getting drunk and firing guns indoors.
About a decade ago, the Alliance was at its prime, with members storming the House of Commons to demand the right to watch their dogs maul foxes to death. But what are they up to in 2015?
The spring-break capital of the world is really harsh on minors who get into legal trouble.
A university study says it doesn't work. We say they're doing it wrong.
UVA students are protesting after a black 20-year-old named Martese Johnson was aggressively arrested by Alcohol Beverage Control agents.
"Before tonight it had never occurred to me that actual Irish people listen to Dropkick Murphys."
"Why did you just show us your testicles?"
"I'm in the Navy, it's what we do."
You know when you're getting ready to go out and decide to drink a bottle of wine to pre-game and then completely give up on going out? This is what you end up looking like.
Studies have found that driving, walking, cycling, and using public transportation can be dangerous when you're drunk. So what the hell are you supposed to do?
The Rail Safety and Standards Board is worried that UK citizens are getting so hammered on train platforms they're a danger to themselves.
A recent effort to allow young troops to drink in North Dakota just fell flat, but there are still advocates who wonder why 18-year-olds can die for their country but can't buy a beer.
"Hangover therapy" companies have started cropping up recently, with many of them charging hundreds of dollars to cure a morning-after headache. Is it worth it?
I've put off dealing with my bad credit for years now by ignoring 1-800 numbers and continuing to rack up debt. But then I had a thought: What if I could trick myself into fixing my credit by throwing myself a party?
I knew I had a drinking problem, but I thought moderation could be the cure. I was wrong.
In an effort to "assist the community in minimising alcohol related harm", which implicitly means harm to Aboriginal communities, three BWS drive-throughs in Darwin will no longer sell casks to those without a car. Too bad it's been tried before.
Alcohol is strictly regulated and widely prohibited in Canada's youngest territory, Nunavut. We went there to explore the issue of prohibition and whether it's helping or hurting the territory's social crises.
VICE China brings MC Dawei—a Beijing-based rapper who can barely handle a couple shots—to China's hardest drinking areas in Yunnan, where the locals start drinking homemade liquor starting at 9AM everyday.
The best way to make sure no one comes to your party is to not have any beer.