ALCOHOLISM

crime

Man Who Got So Drunk He Grounded Plane Ordered to Pay for Fuel

The 44-year-old British man has to pay WestJet nearly $22,000.
Mack Lamoureux
1.30.19
drinking

What It's Really Like to Stay Sober in College

"I find alcohol existentially terrifying.”
Eve Peyser
12.4.18
Science

People in Cold Places Drink More, Study Finds

“Alcohol is a vasodilator—meaning it increases the flow of warm blood to the skin. Booze quite literally makes you feel warmer."
Mack Lamoureux
11.26.18
alcohol

How I Quit Drinking in a World That Wants Me Drunk

We're taught from an early age that drinking is cool and glamorous. We have to learn for ourselves that it's not.
Eve Peyser
10.5.18
comedy

Hannibal Buress on Quitting Drinking to End the ‘Messy Shit’

Why the comedian is trying to do things differently.
Sarah Hagi
9.26.18
Drugs

What Happened When a Writer Who Idolized Drunk Authors Got Sober

In her new book 'The Recovering,' Leslie Jamison explores the roots of her own struggle with alcohol addiction and her concerns about quitting.
Maia Szalavitz
4.5.18
addiction

It Was Only When I Quit Drinking That I Realized How Bad It Was for Me

Maybe some of us need pictures of liver cirrhosis on bottles of gin.
James Wilt
1.16.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Gus Van Sant Is Back with a Film About Quadriplegic Cartoonist John Callahan

'Don't Worry, He Won't Get Far on Foot' stars Joaquin Phoenix and is based on Callahan's memoir.
VICE Staff
1.16.18
addiction

How to Quit Everything in 2018

So far I've quit weed, booze, blow, cigarettes, dairy, red meat, porn—and I'm not done yet.
Alex Wood
1.4.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now Podcast

Apps and Addiction

On this episode of 'The VICE Guide to Right Now Podcast,' we take a deep dive into a tech company trying to disrupt substance abuse.
VICE Staff
11.8.17
Music

Hole's Drummer Shares Her Brutally Honest Tale of 90s Grunge and Addiction

We spoke to Patty Schemel about her new memoir, 'Hit So Hard,' her addiction to heroin, and her grief over lost friends.
Hannah Ewens
10.26.17
Books

America Has Been Trying to Get Sober for Over 300 Years

The new book 'Drunks' is a colorful history of America's attempts to lay off the sauce, from radical prohibitionists attacking frontier bars to modern rehab programs like AA.
Rachel Riederer
7.6.17
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