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Female Writers Spill What They Don't Love About Drinking

Leah Odze Epstein | Posted 12.04.2012 | Women
Leah Odze Epstein

"There was always a certain point in the evening when I'd feel just perfect, like how I imagined humans were built to feel: My boobs grew like three cup sizes, I felt one with my friends and the universe, I could handle anything, I could play. Without a drink, I didn't know how to have fun."

'My Drunk Kitchen' Star Hannah Hart's Guide to Cocktail Mixing

Shira Lazar | Posted 11.11.2013 | Food
Shira Lazar

While the show starts off with a straightforward Whiskey Ginger, our resident mixologist proceeds to get really creative by serving up her original Jar-garitas and even concocting a special "What's Trending" cocktail! (It's a tasty mixture of pineapple juice, ginger ale and vodka.)

Almost Alcoholic?

Joseph Nowinski, Ph.D. | Posted 11.28.2012 | Healthy Living
Joseph Nowinski, Ph.D.

The United States Preventive Services Task Force just issued a report and an advisory that all sensible men and women would do well to take heed of. This panel reviewed a large body of research on drinking patterns among adult men and women.

What Women Have Say About Drinking

The Atlantic Wire | Posted 09.27.2012 | Women

Drinking Diaries is an essay collection based on the blog of the same name started by Leah Odze Epstein and Caren Osten Gerszberg in 2009. The book, p...

Top Female Writers Reveal Why They Drink

Leah Odze Epstein | Posted 11.17.2012 | Women
Leah Odze Epstein

Each week, since we started the Drinking Diaries blog in 2009, my co-editor Caren and I have been asking women the same question: Why do, or don't you...

10 Things To Know About Rum

Food Republic | Posted 11.14.2012 | Taste
Food Republic

The Rodney Dangerfield of spirits, rum, is rarely given its fair due. In the post-Hemingway world of serious drinkers, it's either maligned as super saccharine, or pigeonholed as a beachside one-trick-pony.

President Obama Is This Close To Donning A Beer Helmet (Photos)

The Huffington Post | Drew Guarini | Posted 09.12.2012 | Small Business

From bar visits to the release of the White House's official home brew recipe, President Obama seems ever-ready to knock back a beer in public. The...

Freshmen, Are You Having Fun Yet?

Meg Charlton | Posted 10.31.2012 | College
Meg Charlton

This concept of what is typical or fun or acceptable is not just a societal trick. We reinforce it for ourselves, in real time, huddled around our laptops, crafting an online narrative of The Best Four Years Of Our Lives.

'Almost Alcoholic': Diagnostic Overreach or Fair Warning?

Joseph Nowinski, Ph.D. | Posted 10.30.2012 | Healthy Living
Joseph Nowinski, Ph.D.

As a society it seems that we have, over time, come to think of drinking in terms of a dichotomy. In other words, we see the "drinking world" as divided into two categories of people: There are alcoholics, and then there are "the rest of us."

Music, Clubbing and Our Changed World

Alan Miller | Posted 10.28.2012 | Entertainment
Alan Miller

While we are contemplating these important questions, we can still hit the dance floors and streets to dance the day and night away.

Which Do Americans Prefer: Beer Or Wine?

Posted 08.17.2012 | Healthy Living

Which alcoholic beverage is preferred more: Beer, or wine? According to a new Gallup report, Americans on a whole are more likely to opt for a cold...

The 40-Year-Old Party Girl

Julie Gerstenblatt | Posted 10.10.2012 | Parents
Julie Gerstenblatt

We console each other with hugs, tears and food and then pound it out at the gym to manage our stress and tame our grief. And, occasionally, we spin down a pole on a party bus while slurping Jell-O shots.

Digital Fire: Moving Beyond Common Sense to Complex Sense

Russell C. Smith | Posted 10.07.2012 | Technology
Russell C. Smith

Common sense is a difficult thing to gauge, since it's a moving target, based on ever changing cultural expectations. My common sense could very well bump into your belief system.

Why We As a Culture Are in Love With Women Who Drink

Leah Odze Epstein | Posted 10.02.2012 | Women
Leah Odze Epstein

Call them recorders of life. Call them absorbers or mirrors. But don't call them renegades.

The Most Bar- And Restaurant-Saturated Cities In The Country

Jed Kolko | Posted 10.01.2012 | Food
Jed Kolko

Like everything else, where you hang out depends on where you live. Using Census data, we found the metros with the highest density of restaurants and bars.

WATCH: Ultimate Drunk FAILs

Posted 08.01.2012 | Comedy

There are winners, and then there are the people in this video of the ultimate drunk FAILs. Grandpa H.P. Comedy has some advice for you, so take h...

The Sexy Behavior Students Learn In College

Vicki Larson | Posted 09.26.2012 | Divorce
Vicki Larson

Perhaps instead of focusing on our kids' declared major, grades and degrees, we should be paying attention to their extracurricular activities.

PHOTOS: Rooftop Bars With Unbeatable Views

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 09.24.2012 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

We dig a hotel with a gorgeous view, so it's no surprise we can't stop staring at the photos of these rooftop bars, all atop Condé Nast Traveler-approved properties.

Reality Bites: Why Are So Many Readers Obsessed With 'Realism'?

Peter Mandel | Posted 09.23.2012 | Books
Peter Mandel

Give us escape-craving readers a break, I say. Since when did fiction -- whether on a screen or in a ream of pages -- hinge on the quality of its imitation?

PHOTOS: It's National Tequila Day!

Posted 07.24.2012 | Latino Voices

For those of you currently suffering withdrawals from the large amounts of alcohol chugged over the 4th of July weekend, never fear! Tequila Day is he...

Drinking As a Way To Fill Time

Leah Odze Epstein | Posted 09.17.2012 | Women
Leah Odze Epstein

With all that time to fill on the horizon -- the horizon of the empty nest -- will I return to the habit I acquired in my twenties?

The Best Of Mykonos

Vitamin Daily | Posted 09.18.2012 | Travel
Vitamin Daily

Far flung beaches, majestic sunsets, meze, mastika and non-stop music make Mykonos a must-see when you're touring the Greek islands.

Are 'Drunk Phones' Really A Thing?

Katherine Bindley | Posted 07.13.2012 | Technology

Young people may have developed a new way to minimize the risks of owning expensive smartphones and going out partying. Now, some are opting to own a ...

A Game of Belts

Jeff Klima | Posted 09.12.2012 | Comedy
Jeff Klima

Like most of you who screw around reading stupid articles on the Internet instead of actually blazing a path towards greatness, I too yearn to reshape the world in my own image. So here is my latest idea.

America's Best College Beer Bars

The Huffington Post | Alyssa Creamer | Posted 07.10.2012 | College

Men's Health magazine recently rated the top beer bars across America, once again aiding college students on the quest for the best in brews. Vent...