How Getting Sober Finally Made Me Cool

I worried that my decision to stop drinking meant trading in my identity as a Fun Person to become a bummer. Instead, my world got bigger.


What It's Like to Have Your First Professional Fight at 39

After nearly dying as a rock star, my life took a dramatic turn.


How to Party at Pride If You're Sober

Mental preparation is just as important as a backpack full of seltzer.


After Hours Club Says It's Losing Money Because Patrons Are Too Cheap to Buy Water

After an Instagram post dragging him was picked up in the media, Shawn Riker, who owns Toronto bar Bunker, wants to remind people that water sales help him pay the bills.


Gritty Photos of the Highs and Lows of Mexico City's Underground Nightlife

"My most creative and calm moments happen at night while the fucking bureaucrats sleep."


US Soldiers Nearly Drank Iceland’s Capital Dry

According to a bar owner in Iceland, bars had to bring in emergency beer reinforcements and the troops were partial to a cocktail named The Trash Can.


The Story Of How I Finally Quit Doing Cocaine

It’s not just because I’m tired of being a bloodsucking ghoul. In 2018, blow isn’t what it used to be.


MDMA Mimics a Genetic Disorder Called 'Cocktail Party Syndrome'

Williams syndrome is often called the opposite of autism – so researchers believe MDMA could help people on the autism spectrum.


We Asked People About the Hardest They Ever Partied

No matter how bad things get, at least you'll have a story to tell.


We Asked Students About Their Biggest Lessons From First Year

‘Don’t leave porn on your laptop before you go into lecture.’


101 Ways to Ruin a Party

You've been to a party. Here is every possible way to ruin it.