alcohol

Dominican Republic

Why Counterfeit Booze Might Be Killing People in the Dominican Republic

Of the 10 Americans who have mysteriously died during their trips to the Dominican Republic in the last year, nine showed symptoms commonly associated with methanol poisoning.
Trone Dowd
7.1.19
food news

Hells Angels Showed Up Too Drunk or Too Hungover to Participate in Own Anniversary Ride

Seven hundred bikers were expected to participate, but only about 100 Hells Angels (or Hells Hangers-on) were able to take part in the ride.
Jelisa Castrodale
6.6.19
food news

Bar Owner Called Out After Saying People Shouldn't Order Just Water

“If you just ask for tap water, it feels like you are telling us you don't value our business enough to buy a drink,” she wrote.
Jelisa Castrodale
5.29.19
Drugs

Getting 'California Sober' Showed Me a Kinder, Gentler Way to Do Drugs

When I quit every substance except weed and psychedelics, I could still party and expand my mind, but without the selfishness and addiction.
Michelle Lhooq
5.6.19
wine

Man Imprisoned for Drunk Driving Says His Body Actually Turns Food into Alcohol

Surprisingly, there's legitimate science to back it up.
Jelisa Castrodale
4.28.19
VICE Votes

'Ban Alcohol or We Won't Vote': Rural Women in South India Warn Political Leaders

Reeling from the consequences of rampant alcoholism among men in rural areas, many women in the south Indian state of Karnataka are protesting using their vote.
Archana Nathan
4.23.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Drunk Drivers Who Cause Fatal Accidents May Face Death Penalty in Taiwan

Lawmakers are also planning to increase maximum fines and jail times for DUI.
Edoardo Liotta
3.29.19
Transformations

Giving Up Drinking Changed My Life

I’d been using alcohol to treat my anxiety, but it wasn’t helping.
Andrew Daniels
3.25.19
Drugs

Which Drugs Make Your Dick Shrink the Most and Why

Hands up whose penis has physically retracted after taking MDMA? Or just flat-out not worked when using cocaine? This is why.
David Hillier
3.18.19
depression

All the Reasons You Shouldn’t Drink When You’re Depressed

Alcohol has immediate and long-term negative effects that can exacerbate depression—and far outweigh any benefits.
Mark Hay
3.8.19
drinking

Quitting Alcohol Doesn't Have to Be the End of Your Social Life

Honestly.
Simon Doherty
3.6.19
POOP

This Is Why Getting Drunk Gives Some People Diarrhea

"I’d expelled about a half-cup of rusty water before my sphincter snapped shut, and I could hobble to the bathroom to finish what I‘d sharted."
Grant Stoddard
3.4.19
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