Posts tagged "drinking"

How To Give The Gift Of Booze!

Listen up, girlfriends: While your gift of cuddly pajamas or a vintage flask is appreciated, we know what dudes — dudes who haven’t been through AA and are not mildly…

Julie Gerstein | December 7, 2012 - 11:00 am

True Story: An Open Letter To The Three People Who Scrutinized My ID On My 21st Birthday

Dear The Three People Who Scrutinized My ID On My 21st Birthday,

Now, I know I look like I’m 12 years old. But this past Friday I turned…

Daley Quinn | November 8, 2012 - 11:00 am

Ready For A Shot Of The World’s Strongest Beer?

Do you love beer but find it annoying that you have to drink so much of it to build up a nice solid buzz? Meet Armageddon beer, a Scottish concoction…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | October 30, 2012 - 4:20 pm

Chris O’Dowd Stumbles Around Drunk, Adorably

Last night across the pond, Agent Provocateur co-hosted an event called Lingerie London in which a bunch of UK celebs walked down the catwalk in sexy lingerie for a microfinance…

Jessica Wakeman | October 25, 2012 - 4:20 pm

The Drunk Girl’s Battle Cry: I Made Bad Choices Last Night

As of late, I feel as though my friends and I are in a Doors song, specifically “Riders On The Storm.” We are making the poor decision to ride into…

Almie Rose | October 16, 2012 - 10:00 am

Your Definitive Presidential Debate Butt-Chugging Drinking Game!

Will you be watching the presidential debate tonight? If so, play along with this butt-chugging drinking game we’ve helpfully created.***
***Please don’t play along with this game. Butt-chugging is stupid.

Julie Gerstein | October 3, 2012 - 5:40 pm

Maybe I’m Old, But The New York Times Makes College Bars Sound Super Douche-y

The New York Times’ Style Section inhabits a parallel universe in which wearing dresses during the hot summer months spawns a “trend piece.” For what’s supposed to be the most stylish,…

Jessica Wakeman | September 27, 2012 - 3:40 pm

Swedes Try, Fail To Make Wine In A Box Classy With Booze Purse

It is a truth universally acknowledged that wine in a box can never be classy. Ever. But the Swedes, bless their hearts, made a damn good attempt with their wine-in-a-box…

Jessica Wakeman | September 10, 2012 - 9:40 am

Weekend Project: Trophy Wine Corks For Champion Winos

If you’re anything like us, your wine-drinking skills probably merit a trophy or two (examples: Most Improved Pallet and Best Balancing of Wine Glass On The Edge Of The Bathtub),…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | September 1, 2012 - 10:00 am

Married Women Drink More Than Married Men, Study Finds

New research has found that married women are drinking more than married men after tying the knot. Presented at the American Sociological Association meeting in Denver, the findings were derived from…

Daley Quinn | August 23, 2012 - 9:20 am

The Soapbox: An Open Letter To All Breweries About Women, Beer & Branding

This post is cross-posted with permission from the blog A Girl’s Guide To Beer.

Dear Brewers, Brewsters, Marketing People and Art Departments,

I love our industry, I…

Melissa Cole | August 22, 2012 - 11:00 am

Why Your Lazy Bartender Doesn’t Want To Make You A Mojito

Once upon a time, I had a Dumb Idea. I decided to make mojitos, my favorite cocktail. They look so tasty and delicious in the bar, but come to find…

Jessica Wakeman | August 8, 2012 - 4:00 pm

Which Of The Seven Dwarfs Of Drinking Are You?

If you’ve ever attended a girls’ night out or a bachelorette weekend,then you know that women tend to have distinct drinking personalities. Female drinking personas are developed early (usually in…

Claudia Maittlen-Harris | July 24, 2012 - 1:00 pm

Please Explain: How To Cure A Hangover

On some unfortunate Sunday mornings, as we stare into the depths of our toilet bowls after a long hurl session and put a palm to our throbbing heads, most of…

Kate Hakala | July 21, 2012 - 12:00 pm

Bar Installs Pregnancy Test Vending Machine In The Ladies’ Room

I don’t know what else is going on in Pub 500 in Mankato, Minnesota, but apparently it’s enough to warrant the installation of the “first ever” pregnancy test vending machine…

Jessica Wakeman | July 20, 2012 - 1:40 pm

Drinking And Driving In France? Better Have Your Breathalyzers!

Breathalyzers aren’t just for the po-po any more: In France, a new law requires every driver to carry two breathalyzers in their car. The intent to decrease the amount of…

Daley Quinn | July 2, 2012 - 3:40 pm

Girl Talk: Don’t Judge Me For Not Drinking

I ran with a pretty tame crowd as a high schooler. We considered it a wild night if  we’d wrapped a musical theater production and all piled into someone’s basement to…

Sally McGraw | April 13, 2012 - 12:00 pm

Care For A Nice Frothy Glass Of Santorum?

Rick Santorum suspended his GOP presidential campaign yesterday, but we all know more anti-gay, anti-woman asshattery is probably still forthcoming. Who would be surprised if he ends up with his…

Jessica Wakeman | April 11, 2012 - 4:20 pm

Evening Quickies: Amanda Bynes Busted For DUI After Hitting Cop Car

Lindsay Lohan wet herself with glee this morning as Amanda Bynes was arrested for a DUI after hitting a cop car. TMZ reports Amanda tried to pass a West…

Jessica Wakeman | April 6, 2012 - 6:00 pm

On The Rocks

As springtime comes, it’s time to start thinking about all the parties you’ll be throwing and the booze you’ll be consuming. We’re thinking frozen margaritas with no salt, please.  Grab…

Jessica Wakeman | March 15, 2012 - 11:40 am