'Liking Gin' Is Not a Personality Trait
Gin fetishisation sucks – and not just because of the terrible merch.
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.
How to Look After Your Mental Health as a Student
A no-bullshit guide covering alcohol consumption to study management.
Photos of Japan's Office Workers During Their 60-Hour Weeks
Sleeping on the street is socially acceptable in Japan, where nightly overtime is normal.
The Eight Checkpoints of a Student Night Out in 2019
We've been called less hedonistic than previous generations, but we still enjoy the process of making ourselves too hungover to go to any lectures.
I Went to a Weed Curling Tournament and Learned to Embrace My Inner Canadian
The 'bongspiel' was just about the most Canadian thing you could imagine.
Giving Up Drinking Changed My Life
I’d been using alcohol to treat my anxiety, but it wasn’t helping.
My Life in Vomits
Every experience is so unpleasant, they're impossible to forget.
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."
What Your Favourite Drink Says About You
From the perspective of a disdainful bartender.
French Official Criticized For Insisting That People Don't Binge Drink Wine
"I've never seen.... a youngster leaving a nightclub drunk because they drank Cotes-du-Rhone.”
Police Underestimated How Many People Will Volunteer to Get Drunk for Free
“WE HAVE HAD AN OVERWHELMING RESPONSE FOR THIS AND AT THIS POINT WE HAVE ENOUGH VOLUNTEERS FOR THIS TRAINING”