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If It Doesn't Kill You, I'm Not Trying Hard Enough

Al DeLuise | Posted 12.09.2012 | Fifty
Al DeLuise

Have you ever watched a movie where someone gets there shoe stuck with an impending disaster heading toward them? You watch and want to yell at the screen, 'just take off the shoe!', but they don't -- they never do. I'm here to tell you that you just don't think about taking off the shoe.

WATCH: Brian Cox Pronounces The Scotches

Posted 10.08.2012 | Taste

Brian Cox, Scotch and a high-backed leather chair.

First Round's On Me

Al DeLuise | Posted 11.13.2012 | Fifty
Al DeLuise

At some point after my separation years ago, during one of our too-numerous-to-count drunken nights, my friend Phil just shook his head and said, "My God, Al, your life is nothing but conflict and scotch." Even in my drunken haze, I knew these words were special.

The Secret Life Of A Cruise Ship Lecturer

Peter Mandel | Posted 11.11.2012 | Travel
Peter Mandel

When I get a last minute phone call to fill in for a sick shipboard lecturer, I am slightly nervous: What if I bring some sort of new virus aboard? Or what if -- as seems a lot more likely -- I end up boring passengers to death?

A Typical Day for an Average Guy

Mike Bellamente | Posted 09.22.2012 | Home
Mike Bellamente

It's 7:08 a.m. when I'm jolted awake by the moans of a wounded sea cow from down the hall. My four-month old daughter is battling some bizarre foot...

Liquor Titan To Invest $1.5 Billion To Quench Our Scotch Craving

Reuters | Posted 08.06.2012 | Home

* Diageo to invest over 1 bln pounds over five years * To build one or two new distilleries and expand others * Set to c...

The World's Most Expensive Wine And Spirits

The Daily Meal | Posted 06.02.2012 | Home
The Daily Meal

To impress the most discerning dinner party guests, a host needs to go all out. And to really knock their socks off, make sure everything is top shelf...

Ben Muessig

Scotch In A Can: Whisky With Aluminum Siding | Ben Muessig | Posted 01.03.2012 | Weird News

Canned haggis isn't the only aluminum-packaged Scottish export guaranteed to raise eyebrows at a dinner party. Scotch whisky will soon be sold in a...

7 New Scotch Whiskies For Autumn

Tony Sachs | Posted 12.06.2011 | Home
Tony Sachs

I hate autumn. No matter how many years I've been out of school, I can't lose that feeling of dread I get when the nights get shorter and the tempera...

Duty Free Shopper Buys $199,000 Bottle Of Scotch

Posted 11.20.2011 | Travel

There are always fun finds to be made at the airport duty free store — just ask the Chinese businessman who dropped almost $200K on a bottle of scot...

The Ultimate Scotch On The Rocks: Shackleton's Whisky, After A Century On Ice

Tony Sachs | Posted 08.30.2011 | Home
Tony Sachs

The spirits game is a jungle nowadays. There are so many good new ones hitting liquor stores on a monthly basis that, in order to really make a splas...

Father's Day Cocktails

Imbibe | Posted 08.17.2011 | Home

Want to show Dad some extra appreciation this Father's Day? Play bartender this Sunday and make him a cocktail to go with that dinner you're planning....

Antarctic Explorer's Century-Old Scotch Recreated

GlobalPost | Emily Stone | Posted 06.06.2011 | World

CHICAGO -- Few of us would want to relive Ernest Shackleton's arduous and ultimately unsuccessful trek to the South Pole 103 years ago. But a Glasgow ...

Shackleton's Century-Old Whisky Flown Out Of Antarctica

AP/Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

*Click here for photos of Ernest Shackleton's recovered whisky* LONDON — Some people brag about serving scotch whisky that's 15 years old. But thre...

Scotch Whisky In A Can

Eater | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Scottish Spirits suggests splitting it between three people, because it's the size of a regular beer can. Seriously: it's twelve ounces, or eight shot...

Holiday Gift Guide: Scotch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Forget the tinsel, mistletoe and dreidels; it wouldn't be the holidays without a glass of Scotch. The delicious whisky is, of course, Scotland's thoug...

Single Malt Scotch Buying Guide: A Singular Holiday Gift

Tony Sachs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Tony Sachs

As the holiday shopping season enters its frenzied final days, there will inevitably pop up on your shopping list friends or relatives for whom you have to get a gift, but no idea what to buy them.

Classic Drink Recipes for Today's Economy

Tim Siedell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Tim Siedell

Whether you're cuddling by a trashcan fire, or going over foreclosure documents, here are some classic drink recipes to bring a little warmth to your cheeks.

Charity:Water Raises $600,000 in NYC

OneTravel | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

One well costs $5000 and serves approximately 250 people. Which means that after a recent charity auction, the "charity:water" can add 120 new wells to the world.

PHOTOS: Century-Old Crate Of Scotch Whisky Pulled From Antarctic Ice Finally Opened

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The Associated Press: WELLINGTON, New Zealand — A crate of Scotch whisky that was trapped in Antarctic ice for a century was finally opened Friday ...

Walk Like a Man

Eric Villency | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Eric Villency

Dressed to Kilt is a fashion show aimed at giving Scots a day of their own while having some fun and celebrating Scottish culture. The event is always festive and memorable, and the 2010 show did not disappoint.

Why Curling Rocks

Dave Ungrady | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Dave Ungrady

For now, part of curling's appeal to mainstream American fans appears to be its image of unfamiliarity, but USA Curling is trying to change that.

Bruichladdich Secrets to a More Empowered Workforce: Try a Wee Dram

Jon Younger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Jon Younger

Bruichladdich is not throwback. It is a modern, impressive distillery that has learned to put pride back in the workplace and a spirit of empowerment that makes it as special as its products.

Vanity Fair Is A Crack-Waxing Tease

Huffington Post | Katherine Thomson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

When October's Nicole Kidman cover appeared online, the bottom headline was reason alone to run and buy the issue. "Christopher Hitchens Gets A Really Extreme Makeover" with pictures? Genius. And they italicized "really", so it must be extreme.