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Rachel Maddow Does Shots With Jimmy Fallon

Rachel Maddow isn’t just good at looking cute and making politicians look like idiots. She is also an amateur mixologist. (Good skill to have if that whole MSNBC hosting gig…

Jessica Wakeman | January 6, 2012 - 2:40 pm

Who Actually Drinks GIRL Liquor, Alcohol “For Women Only”?

A reader snapped a pic of something freaky at the Zurich airport: GIRL, a lychee strawberry liquor “for women only.”  Let me tell you something: if you bring a big…

Jessica Wakeman | December 24, 2011 - 3:00 pm

The Soapbox: On Rape, Alcohol, Victim-Blaming & Feminist In-Fighting

If you write for a living — especially opinion writing, and especially as a feminist — you set yourself up for criticism. You really have no control over how others…

Jessica Wakeman | December 21, 2011 - 2:00 pm

Girl Talk: I Was Date Raped When I Was Drunk

I was a virgin until a month before my 21st birthday. I was on my second date with a guy named Craig, a 20-something blond surfer type who got my…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | December 20, 2011 - 12:40 pm

Date Rape PSA By PA’s Liquor Control Board Accused Of Victim-Blaming

Pennsylvania’s Liquor Control Board is under fire for a new PSA campaign called Control Tonight, which critics say puts the onus on women for “not getting raped” while drunk and…

Jessica Wakeman | December 8, 2011 - 3:00 pm

Behold, Whiskey For Pregnant Ladies

FYI to all pregnant ladies: you can now booze responsibly, sort of. Introducing ArKay, aka “halal whiskey.” ArKay’s website boasts, “this non-alcoholic drink can be considered a soft drink and is…

Stefanie Blejec | November 22, 2011 - 9:40 am

The Vodka Tampon: It’s Not Just For Girls!

Lock up the Kotex, Mom and Dad! Teens are apparently inserting vodka-soaked tampons vaginally and rectally to get drunk. Granted, this could be another urban legend like so-called “rainbow parties.” But…

Stefanie Blejec | November 10, 2011 - 1:20 pm

Get Your Drinkify On!

Lushes and music lovers (that’s all of us, then?): go ahead and add Drinkify to your list of fail-safe time wasters (if you have one; I do). The website is…

Rachel Krause | November 10, 2011 - 9:40 am

Morning Quickies: Amy Winehouse Died From Alcohol, Coroner Says

Amy Winehouse died from over-consumption of alcohol, according to a coroner’s report released today. Amy’s blood alcohol level was four times the legal limit when she died on July…

Jessica Wakeman | October 26, 2011 - 10:20 am

9 Celebs We Had No Idea Were Addicts

Not every celeb must reach public infamy like Lindsay Lohan or Charlie Sheen to seek help for addiction. We knew him as the funny guy who did an amazing Bill…

Ami Angelowicz | October 25, 2011 - 3:00 pm

Kick-Ass Costume Idea: Wine In A Box

Halloween isn’t just about how many mini Butterfingers you can stuff in your face —  for some of us, it’s also about getting crunk. Why not carry the cheap booze around…

Jessica Wakeman | October 21, 2011 - 3:40 pm

5 Ways To Drink Bourbon

My first bourbon experience was at a dark bar in New Orleans, where I ordered “bourbon, on the rocks” because I thought it would make me sound cool. I took…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | October 9, 2011 - 1:00 pm
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