drinking

food news

Japanese Lawmaker Asked to Resign for Suggesting War While Drunk on Cognac

After 10 glasses of cognac, Hodaka Maruyama also claimed to be "immune from arrest," and said, "I want to go out to grope breasts."
Bettina Makalintal
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
5.28.19
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
4.29.19
Canadiana

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.
Manisha Krishnan
4.5.19
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
2.26.19
important lists

What Your Favorite Drink Says About You

From the perspective of a disdainful bartender.
James Greig
2.21.19
COLLEGE

How the American Fraternity Became a Hotbed of Hypermasculinity

Despite scandal after scandal, male Greek Life isn't going anywhere.
Alex Norcia
2.5.19
Booze

Can a Bar Feel Like a Bar Without Booze?

The rise of alcohol-free bars asks if drinking’s spontaneity can be separated from booze's loosening properties.
Allegra Hobbs
1.29.19
wine

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.”
Jelisa Castrodale
1.23.19
Pennsylvania

PA Cops Underestimate 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”
Jelisa Castrodale
1.18.19
christmas

This Family Won Christmas with Their Wholesome White Elephant Gift Exchange

Want to steal a gift? Think again.
Arimeta Diop
12.27.18
University

The Tragic Story of the British Student Who Died During an Initiation Ritual

Ed Farmer's untimely death after a pub crawl is not the first time a student has died after some kind of college induction.
Kevin EG Perry
12.13.18
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