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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 |

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 |

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 |

No. 5 Champagne Cocktail Inspired By Iconic Perfume

Tony Conigliaro based the No. 5 Champagne Cocktail on a famous perfume from a Parisian fashion house, which you should have guessed by now. He came up with the concept…

Annika Harris |

Six Scary Facts About Frat Boys

OK, we know the following characterization is NOT 100 percent representative of all fraternities in this country.

But still, the stats about sexual assault and tales of misogynistic…

Jessica Wakeman |

Not Getting Hit On At Bars? Change The Way You Hold Your Glass

So many characteristics supposedly hint at your personality — from your hair color to your height. Now, a new study from psychologist Glenn Wilson (and sponsored by a chain of…

Catherine Strawn |

Pregnancy Is Not Stopping Women From Knocking Back A Few Cold Ones

Whenever I see non-alcoholic beer on the menu at a restaurant, I always wonder what kind of crazy, misguided person would order such a thing. Well, I found out recently…

Nikki Dowling |

France Bans “Le Open Bar” to Curb Binge Drinking. Sacre Bleu!

After prohibiting smoking in bars in January, the French government is now cracking down on other vices by banning open bars and happy hours. The measures come after rising binge…

Leonora Epstein |

Does College Turn Women Into Drunks?

New York Magazine reports a recent study shows alcohol consumption is up — way, way up — in women. Dr. Richard Grucza, an epidemiologist and professor at Washington University School…

Wendy Atterberry |

The Daily Squeeze: Drinking Green, Lindsay Lohan’s New Company, And Educated Sex Workers

How do you stay “green” when you’re out on the town? Order a mixed drink; they require less energy than blended ones. No more Daiquiris for you. [LiveScience]
Lindsay Lohan…

Catherine Strawn |

Ask Men Survey Reveals Men Are Lonely, Depressed, & Into Euro Fashion

AskMen.com conducted a survey of their users, the results of which are THE MOST CONCLUSIVE FINDINGS ON THE HETEROSEXUAL MAN EVER RELEASED. Well, maybe not quite, but I did learn…

Amelia McDonell-Parry |

The Daily Squeeze: Loud Music, Women’s Restrooms, And Unmarried Americans

Loud music seems to cause people to drink more, faster. [EurekAlert!]

Catherine Strawn |

Drinking Young Means A Higher Risk Of Dependence

You probably started drinking before your mom, or at the very least your grandmother. On average, women born before 1944 started drinking at age 20, while those born after that…

Catherine Strawn |

The Bad Girlfriend Hides Her Vices

When I was a teenager, I hid all of my vices from my mom and dad. My high school boyfriend snuck in and out of our house so they wouldn’t…

The Bad Girlfriend |

The Daily Squeeze: Taser Parties, Motherhood In Sweden, And Sex On Drugs

Apparently Taser parties are the new Tupperware parties. [BBC] …

Catherine Strawn |

Should You Drink To Your Health?

Medical studies can be very confusing and seemingly contradictory. Take studies on alcohol consumption. Sometimes we’ll read that drinking a little bit will do our bones good, and then we’ll…

Catherine Strawn |

Get Scared Into Aging Well

If you smoke, drink a little too much, or don’t wear sunscreen, you’re going to have a few more wrinkles than you would otherwise. But you knew that because you’ve…

Catherine Strawn |

Smoking And Lamaze: A Popular Combination

You’d think that all of the studies about the effects of drinking, smoking, and doing drugs while pregnant would make women cease partying for nine months at the very least.

Catherine Strawn |

Star Couplings: Nicole Kidman Gets Her Baby Bump Drunk!

Despite being pregnant, Nicole Kidman drank a glass of white wine at the Oscars. Tar and feather her! Just kidding. I’m pretty sure most medical experts would say one lil’

Amelia McDonell-Parry |
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