Nightlife haunts close for all kinds of reasons, but it's usually because they're awful.
For years, a typical Monday morning would see me covered in my own piss, vomit, and vodka.
"I would smell the alcohol on her breath, and it would really stress me out because of my prior drinking problem."
Twenty-year-old Blake Zengo from Georgia faces disorderly conduct charges after he unleashed a can of toot juice in a crowded bar he wasn't even old enough to be drinking in.
Then VICE magazine explains why many abortion clinics across Texas may soon close and Motherboard follows a doctor in Antarctica who is researching the effects of the isolation of space travel.
If you come to Manhattan on St. Patrick's Day, there are scenes to behold of local-nightly-news B-roll pageantry, but really the day is a calamity, a demolition derby of male ego and the limits of human biology.
"Going out" is for chumps.
Harm reduction agencies are giving chronic alcoholics "beverage-alcohol" to stop them from drinking poison.
For a week each year, the Mayan villagers of Todos Santos, Guatemala, get wasted and race horses during their Skach Koyl festival. Sometimes people fall, sometimes people die. I decided to join them.
There's never been a better time to drink in Austin. Livers can be pickled without going broke, and those nights, if remembered, will be looked upon fondly as the best mistakes you could safely make.
A bartender in a creepy mask tells us the stereotypes and secrets of the trade.
And faces the inevitable conversation about what she "does"—which is even worse when it's about hobbies, and you have none.
We asked a few of our friends and colleagues to share their thoughts on alcohol and the role its played in their lives.
New Orleans is a land of temptation and sin, and it can be fucking hell if you're a recovering alcoholic.
There weren't any good places to go out in Kabul, so Marc Victor set one up.
This is Chicago and we have a God-given right to drink wherever and whenever we please.
We went to one such event in Canada, where no one seemed to have a problem with the controversial "sport," including the man being thrown.
Shinjuku 2 Chome is like a gay bar buffet. The Tokyo district is said to have the highest concentration of gay bars in the world, each with its own theme (such as BDSM or J-Pop), and each with less than a 12-person capacity.
It's Australia Day—and the poor Canadian towns of Whistler, British Columbia and Banff, Alberta are being forced to deal with a bunch of drunken Aussies dancing naked in the snow.
As long as there's a market for getting drunk, there will be a market for numbing the pain the next day.
When you've got a true problem with alcohol, your only two options are quitting or dying.
Remember smoking weed in your halls and staying deathly still when you got a knock on the door? This is what that looks like from the other side.
In Britain, the nighttime as we know it is currently under attack.
From Cambridge student shit shows to basement metal nights, fetish clubs to indie discos, he spent three years drinking through various subcultures.