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It's Alive! The Seven Alco-Monsters Lurking Inside You

Dan Miles | Posted 01.25.2014 | Comedy
Dan Miles

Alcohol does funny things to us. This is essentially why we drink it. Many of these effects are positive; that said it is also unfortunately responsible for some near biblical lapses of judgment. This is because deep down inside all of us, in a place we don't like to talk about... there be monsters!

Enjoy the Turkey and All the Trimmings, Just Be Smart About It

Nancy Brown | Posted 01.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Nancy Brown

I hope you spend many wonderful hours with family and friends -- catching up, sharing stories and savoring your favorite dishes and beverages. I also hope you do that last part with some moderation.

Couples' Drinking Habits May Predict Likelihood Of Divorce

Posted 11.22.2013 | Divorce

A new study concludes that heavy drinking isn't a marital deal-breaker -- so long as both spouses are consuming the same amount of alcohol. Resear...

Looking For Love (In All The Wrong Places)

Tracy Strauss | Posted 01.23.2014 | Women
Tracy Strauss

For the past decade, I'd tried online dating, speed dating, singles cocktail hours, religious groups, hiking groups, writing groups, a variety of "MeetUp" groups, volunteer work, coed exercise classes, and adult education courses. But I still hadn't met Mr. Right.

Hangovers: We Road-Test Them

Dan Miles | Posted 01.23.2014 | Comedy
Dan Miles

To find out we conducted a series of controlled hangover trials; drink nothing but the singular type of alcohol in question, achieve a level of drunkenness where you would happily hump a Volkswagen Jetta and then, bang, head for bed.

The 8 Secrets To Beating Everyone In Flip Cup

Thrillist | Posted 11.18.2013 | Taste
Thrillist

There are two ways to become a superior flip cup player.

Joe Satran

Vintage Slang Terms For Being Drunk Are Hilarious A Century Later

HuffingtonPost.com | Joe Satran | Posted 11.14.2013 | Taste

Do you think that people didn't get wasted back in ye olden tymes? You're right. But they did occasionally drink enough beer, wine and liquor to g...

15 Reasons NOT to Date a Bartender

Dan Miles | Posted 01.23.2014 | Comedy
Dan Miles

No. 11: Their natural musk will be the faintly perceptible smell of Jagermeister.

How I Caught Alcoholism

Anna David | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Anna David

I announced that I finally understood what everyone had been saying about how alcohol was a clear gateway to drugs, a fact I'd never known before because I'd always done drugs all the time -- without ever needing alcohol to ease the transition or give me the idea.

22 Moonshines From Around the World

Thrillist | Posted 11.05.2013 | Taste
Thrillist

(That will probably make you blind.)

Don't Drink and Drive: Not Just Good Advice, Good DIVORCE Advice!

Jackie Pilossoph | Posted 01.23.2014 | Divorce
Jackie Pilossoph

Alcoholism can creep up on you, and then you end up with two problems: a divorce problem and a drinking problem.

What I Learned From 'Sober October'

Nathalie Vassallo | Posted 01.23.2014 | Women
Nathalie Vassallo

The contemporary way of building relationships is by going out for drinks. We set up a time, show up at a noisy restaurant or bar, then sit and talk over loud music until the waiter drops the check. It's a phenomenon I began calling "relationships by appointment."

5 "Facts" About Drinking that Just Are Not True

The Daily Meal | Posted 10.28.2013 | Taste
The Daily Meal

You do your best to avoid the typical things: no beer before liquor, drinking a cup of coffee so you can sober up efficiently before bed, and staying away from the Red Bull and vodka. Sadly, however, none of these things are actually going to help you out.

15 Sure-Fire Ways to Get on Any Bartender's Bad Side

Thrillist | Posted 01.23.2014 | Taste
Thrillist

Things you should never do to the person who controls the trajectory of your life, err, night.

How I Broke Up (And Eventually Got Back Together) With AA

TueNight | Posted 12.24.2013 | Healthy Living
TueNight

Call it a "cult," call it a "clique," call it whatever you want. To me, AA is like a tribe, and I know that whatever I go through, for the rest of my life, someone from that tribe will always be there to hold my hand.

An Open Letter to Parents About Teen Safety

Barbara Greenberg | Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents
Barbara Greenberg

Dear Parents, Once again in light of the Nevada school shootings, http://http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-201_162-57608450/2-dead-2-wounded-in-nevada-midd...

The 21 Best Spots to Drink Whiskey in NYC

offMetro.com | Posted 10.23.2013 | New York
offMetro.com

Whether you like Ginger Ale Highballs, on the rocks, or paired with food, this guide is all about savoring the setting and the good stuff, sip by sip.

The Best College Drunk Foods at the 25 Best Party Schools

Thrillist | Posted 10.22.2013 | Taste
Thrillist

Enjoy... until the acid reflux sets in.

QUIZ: Craft Brewery Or Indie Band?

Posted 10.17.2013 | Taste

Oskar Blues, Lazy Magnolia, Widowspeak, Wye Oak ... which are bands and which are beers?

Taste Test: A Ranking Of America's Favorite Vodkas

The Huffington Post | Kristen Aiken | Posted 01.23.2014 | Taste

Maybe college girls aren't the only ones who love the stuff?

Can a Book End Addiction for Good?

Anna David | Posted 11.30.2013 | Healthy Living
Anna David

They recommend 12-step work, but they also point out the large role that trauma often plays in addiction development, trauma which is not worked through by using the steps.

LOOK: Most Obnoxious Bar Sign Ever?

Posted 09.30.2013 | Divorce

Attention, husbands: Do you have a hard time sneaking out for a beer without arousing your spouse's suspicions? You're in luck -- one bar has a really...

LOOK: You Will Buy Beer After Reading This Sign

Posted 09.15.2013 | Divorce

We're not expecting literary greatness from bar signs, but if you've even been through a rough breakup, you'll agree that this Nashville bar's ploy to...

'But I Don't Want To Be an Alcoholic!'

Heather Kopp | Posted 11.12.2013 | Religion
Heather Kopp

During all those years when I was praying for a private, discreet miracle from God--one that would spare my pride and let me go on my way saying, "Whew! Glad that's over!"--it never once occurred to me that he was holding out for a bigger, better miracle.

How to Cheat (and Win) at Drinking Games

The Daily Meal | Posted 08.29.2013 | Taste
The Daily Meal

Want to master the art of beer pong?