Posts tagged "alcohol"

True Story: Lessons Learned From A Lifetime Of Dating Men With Substance Abuse Problems

In high school, I fell for a guy named Opie. That was not his given name but a nickname he had acquired along the way. I would have asked from…

Amanda Chatel | April 24, 2014 - 12:00 pm

Powdered Alcohol & 6 Other Stupid Ways To Get Drunk Or High

Stupid people getting drunk is about to get stupider: powdered alcohol is on the way. A company called Palcohol was inspired to create powdered booze that can then be added…

Jessica Wakeman | April 21, 2014 - 5:00 pm

Alcohol-Free Bars All The Rage In U.K.

All the nightlife, hold the hangover.
That’s the pitch behind a growing number of alcohol-free bars springing up in the U.K. Skyy News reports that the increasing popularity of the establishments, often…

Huffington Post Weird News | April 9, 2014 - 2:45 pm

Girl Talk: My Pregnancy Is Really Interfering With My Drinking

After 10 years together, my husband and I are pregnant. Or I’m pregnant. It sounds too cutesy to say we, but it’s not happening to me alone. At the same…

Ebe Porter | April 3, 2014 - 12:00 pm

Hey, You! Pee On A Stick Before You Drink That Beer!

A Republican (obviously) politician in Alaska wants the state to pay for pregnancy tests in restaurants and bars so women can find out if they are pregnant before drinking.

Jessica Wakeman | March 27, 2014 - 6:30 pm

New “Walking Dead”-Themed Beer Has Actual Brains In It

The Dock Street Brewing Company in Philadelphia is churning out a special “Walking Dead”-themed beer. In fact, it’s so authentic to the series that it has real brains in it. Roasted goat…

Claire Hannum | March 27, 2014 - 9:30 am

Booze Is Coming To A Starbucks Near You

Starbucks has managed to turn its brand into a grownup’s version of a toy store, selling everything the over-18 yuppie set loves best: caffeine, jazz-infused compilation CDs, an attitude of…

Claire Hannum | March 23, 2014 - 9:00 am

Guinness, Heineken, Sam Adams Pull Out of St. Patrick’s Day Parades

Guinness and Heineken have pulled their sponsorship from the St. Patrick’s Day Parade in New York City over the parade’s exclusion of LGBTQ folks. Sam Adams also pulled out…

Jessica Wakeman | March 17, 2014 - 10:20 am

Drink Up! 12 Of Our Favorite Affordable Wines

Yesterday was National Drink Wine Day! In celebration, we got drunk, put together this list of our favorite wines under $15 and then passed out before we could post it…

The Frisky | February 19, 2014 - 11:00 am

Finally, A Subscription Box For Booze!

There are subscription boxes for makeup, snacks, organic dog treats, nail polish, and pretty much every specific interest category under the sun, but there’s finally — finally! — a subscription…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | February 16, 2014 - 9:00 am

Wall Street Journal Columnist James Taranto Compares Campus Sexual Assault To Drunk Driving

Wall Street Journal columnist James Taranto is pretty much that douchey frat boy who you never invite to a party, but somehow ends up there anyway , and you wish…

Jessica Wakeman | February 11, 2014 - 12:20 pm

Forget Birds, Flags & Mottos: What’s Your State Cocktail?

While the rest of us were struggling through The Great Gmail Outage Of 2014, Buzzfeed was doing the lord’s work and matching up every single state with a signature cocktail.

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | January 26, 2014 - 4:00 pm

Millennials Discover Fine Wine With Tasting Room, The Netflix Of Wine

The Millennial generation, which includes the youngest legal drinkers, is consuming more wine than previous generations, and they’re educating themselves about it too! Rather than bring a six-pack to the…

The Frisky | January 17, 2014 - 7:00 pm

Girl Talk: Assorted Thoughts After Two Months Of Not Really Drinking

Up until two months ago, I was drinking, on average, a bottle of wine a night. I don’t know if that makes me an alcoholic. I wasn’t going out and…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | January 2, 2014 - 2:00 pm

Greasy Food Makes Hangovers Worse & Other Things You’ll Need To Know On New Year’s Day

There’s nothing I enjoy more when I’m drunk than stopping by McDonald’s on the way home — the only time I go to Mickey D’s, by the way — and…

Jessica Wakeman | December 31, 2013 - 4:00 pm

Frisky Drinks: 10 Thanksgiving Cocktails To Get You Through The Day

Thanksgiving is so much better when day drinking is involved. A few cocktails in, and suddenly you and your estranged brother are back in bonding mode, you’re brushing off your…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | November 26, 2013 - 4:00 pm

Brooklyn Bar Can’t Get Drunks To STFU, Ups The Drinking Age To 25 On Weekends

Drunk people are annoying — so annoying, in fact, that a Brooklyn bar is raising their drinking age on weekends to keep the youngest annoying drunks away. Neighbors have been…

Jessica Wakeman | November 21, 2013 - 3:20 pm

SMU Columnist Says Rapists “Can’t Be The Only Ones Taking Blame”

Men will rape us no matter, apparently! So if won’t don’t want to get sexually assaulted, us ladies have to “give up over drinking [sic].”

This is according…

Jessica Wakeman | November 5, 2013 - 5:00 pm

Police In South Carolina Criticized For Warning College Of Charleston Students About Sexual Assaults Because They Mentioned Drinking

Police in Charleston, South Carolina, were right to warn students on Tuesday after two sexual assaults were reported near the campus.

But were they right to include in…

Jessica Wakeman | October 24, 2013 - 4:00 pm

Texas Brewery Advertises Blonde Ale That “Goes Down Easy,” Offers Eyeroll-Inducing Defense Of How Funny It Is

Sex jokes and beer go together like bros and cluelessness. Case in point: Deep Ellum Brewery’s  Blonde Ale, which is features a blonde Kewpie doll on the can with the…

Jessica Wakeman | October 23, 2013 - 4:30 pm
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