Posts tagged "drinking"

Last Call On Canned Crazy: FDA May Issue Warning Against Alcoholic Energy Drinks Like Four Loko

Stock up on your Four Loko now, kiddies! (Just kidding.) Following a string of deaths and near-deaths around the country related to alcoholic energy drinks, the FDA might crack down…

Jessica Wakeman | November 16, 2010 - 2:20 pm

Eating Disorders On Campus Leads To “Drunkorexia”

So what is “drunkorexia,” you ask? It’s a new term given to the growing number of college students who choose to skip meals in order to binge drink without gaining…

Kelli Bender | October 22, 2010 - 5:45 pm

11 Women Hospitalized For Spiked Drinks At Washington College Party

Scary times: 11 women were hospitalized after being possibly drugged with “roofies,” the date rape drug, at a Central Washington University college party on Saturday night in Washington state.

Jessica Wakeman | October 14, 2010 - 6:15 pm

Anti-Binge Drinking Campaign Slut-Shames Drunk Girls

Curbing dangerous binge drinking on a college campus? An admirable goal. Slut-shaming women whose inhibitions melt away when soused? Not so much.

The University of Minnesota debuted a…

Jessica Wakeman | October 5, 2010 - 6:15 pm

Girl Talk: I Quit Drinking — So What?

At a recent dinner party, my friend’s roommate poured guests another glass of white wine. It smelled crisp, cold, and juicy—clearly the sort of wine that prickles the gums, softens…

Megan Knash | August 6, 2010 - 3:30 pm

Outox: The Anti-Alcohol Drink Causing A Stir In France

There comes a moment (or a couple hundred) in every young woman’s life when she says to herself, Man, I wish I hadn’t been so effing drunk. Of course, the…

Leonora Epstein | June 18, 2010 - 12:10 pm

Who Wants A Fetus Cocktail?

Juuuust kidding. This is actually an Italian public service announcement to discourage women from drinking when there’s a bun in the oven and reads, simply, “When Mama drinks, baby drinks.”…

Jessica Wakeman | May 27, 2010 - 11:10 am

Lindsay Lohan’s Sentencing: Drinking Ban, Alcohol Bracelet, Random Drug Testing

Party time’s over, Lindz! Days after Lindsay Lohan missed her court appearance while she partied in Cannes replaced her lost passport, today she faced a Los Angeles Superior…

Jessica Wakeman | May 24, 2010 - 2:50 pm

Girl Talk: I’m Now A Dry Dater

I stopped drinking when I was 29. I was tired of the consequences outweighing the benefits — tired of calling in sick to work, tired of hooking up with people…

Laura Barcella | March 15, 2010 - 2:00 pm

Flowers, Magazines, Free Beauty Products — Wait, This Is A Bar?!?!

Call me prissy, but I avoid bars like I avoid men who wear bow ties. The loud music, the basketball game on TV, the syphilitic-looking bathrooms? No thank you. I’d…

Jessica Wakeman | February 2, 2010 - 1:20 pm

Poll: Do You Drink More When You’re Single?

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Jessica Wakeman | December 23, 2009 - 6:30 pm

Urban Outfitters’ Ornament Flask: A Gift That Spreads Holiday Cheer

There are two types of holiday partiers: those who drink to enhance the merry quality of the season and those who drink to escape the torture of it. If you…

Leonora Epstein | November 11, 2009 - 6:40 pm

Poll: How Much Do You Drink On A First Date?

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Amelia McDonell-Parry | November 3, 2009 - 12:00 pm

The Perfect Way To Save Face After Getting Drizzunk

You know when you drink way too much, do something stupid, and then have to face down the people you did said stupid thing in front of the next day?

Amelia McDonell-Parry | October 21, 2009 - 5:30 pm

Smoking While Preggo May Make Your Baby Psycho

I know we all have “Mad Men” fever these days. On the off chance that you have become desensitized while watching Betty Draper suck those cancer sticks and throw back…

Ami Angelowicz | October 1, 2009 - 1:50 pm

Women Keep Secrets For 47 Hours Before Spilling The Beans

For some reason Wines of Chile, a commerce group akin to our Cotton Council, commissioned a study of 3,000 women in the U.K. to see how many secrets they told…

Jessica Goldberg | September 17, 2009 - 5:20 pm

Pre-Gaming Pre-Date: Do Or Don’t?

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Leonora Epstein | September 15, 2009 - 12:40 pm

Confessions Of A (Maybe?) Excessive Drinker

Last night, I got drunk. (A few too many Blue Moons.) The night before that, I got drunk. (Vodka tonics.) The night before that, I got really drunk and accidentally…

Anonymous | August 11, 2009 - 2:50 pm

Is Shia LaBeouf A “Bad Boy” Or Just Screwed Up?

If nothing else, the train wreck that is young “Indiana Jones” star Shia LaBeouf has been refreshing for its candor.

We, the public, are used to a celebrity-publicist-consumers…

Jessica Wakeman | June 23, 2009 - 4:00 pm

Drunk Now, Litigious Later

Lawsuits to roll your eyes at: they’re not just filed by Americans anymore!

A 20-year-old British college student is suing her old boarding school for $493,000, claiming the…

Jessica Wakeman | June 12, 2009 - 7:30 pm
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