Everyone has their own relationship to and tolerance for alcohol, but next time you’re at a party, you might do well if you have exactly two drinks. If you are a person who has found that zero drinks, or one drink, is the right number for you, then that is the number to stick with. For everyone else, try two.
The busiest time at Lurie Children’s Hospital in Chicago isn’t Halloween or the Fourth of July. It’s the weekend of Lollapalooza, when teen festival goers—rather than chilling out to some Radiohead—are getting so fucked up on drugs or booze that they’re brought to the hospital in droves.
“Ask a Former Drunk” is a five-part advice series running on Tuesdays. Read the last installment here.
A study reviewing 25 years of data has found that alcohol intervention and education are almost entirely useless tools when it comes to limiting the drinking habits of men in fraternities.
There’s a certain doom that sets in around the eight-month mark of pregnancy; an acknowledgment that soon the baby will be here, you’ll have no time for yourself, and the next few months will inevitably be spent in a sleepless, unshowered haze. It’s around that time that many expecting mothers decide that they need to…
The editor of Bwog, one of Columbia University’s student-run newspapers, has resigned over a photo of a woman standing near alcohol bottles at the house of sorority Kappa Alpha Theta. Sorority houses aren’t usually allowed to have alcohol; the paper apologized for publishing the image “without considering the full…
During a town hall in Watertown, New York, presidential candidate John Kasich reminded voters that he is both still campaigning and still an asshole.
Julianne Hough, her three sisters, and her mom are having an extremely hardcore vacation right now in Mexico, as evidenced by some recent photos that show a couple of them yakking off the side of a boat. My ladies, what happens in Cabo literally never stays in Cabo!
A recent episode of my favorite reality show, The Bedford Stop, begins with twenty-somethings Olena, Alex and Blake (a newcomer to the BS crew!) coming together on Olena’s bday night to get their pre-party on. But instead of drinking beer, mixed drinks, or shots, shots, shots, shots, shots, shots, they discuss their…
A woman in upstate New York, who had been arrested for driving with a blood-alcohol level more than four times the legal limit, has been relieved of her charges. Her defense was a rare medical condition called “auto-brewery syndrome,” in which the woman’s digestive system converts common food carbohydrates into…
The tiny, unknown town of Neversink, New York, has finally pried itself from under the oppressive throes of Prohibition and served its first drop of liquor for the first time since 1935. It’s about to be a problem in Neversink, New York.
Finally, an important gender gap is closing. No, that that pesky pay gap, you know the one that will close in a short 118 years, but rather the alcohol gap. According to new numbers released by the National Institutes of Health, women are drinking more, while their male counterparts are drinking less. The trend is…
A new theory out of Victoria University in Melbourne suggests that the Australian accent is not (as previously thought) the product of blending dialects, but is actually the result of Australians continually getting shit-faced together.
A 20-year-old Iowa college student and real-life gladiator called 911 in the wee hours of Friday morning to report that a) she is Olivia Pope, b) she saw Cyrus Beene, a character on Scandal, outside a bar, and c) there is a bomb headed straight for the White House.
Diane Keaton has just unveiled a new wine called The Keaton, which is affordable, comes with a twist-off cap, and is meant to be served on ice. “It’s not fancy, but neither am I,” she told People. This is a dream come true.
If you were an 18-year-old woman living in Illinois between the end of prohibition and 1961, you were legally free to enter a bar and order the drink of your choosing. If you were an 18-year-old man, you would not be afforded the same right.
About one in 10 pregnant women have admitted to drinking alcohol occasionally, according to new federal research, and honestly they have enough on their minds and don’t need the judgment they’re getting from you right now.
Remember when Jude Law’s baby accidentally dropped ecstasy—way back in the days before it was called molly? I think about that from time to time and this news story, which is about a baby who accidentally ingested vodka, made me remember it again. :(
Up until recently, you could saddle up to any ole liquor store in New Hampshire and ask a worker what you needed to make a cocktail like the Stripper Mom, the Panty Dropper, or (your personal favorite) the Busted Rubber. Not anymore, though! Thanks to the P.C. thought and cocktail police, all of these drinks with…
Lesson: Don’t go to the club without making sure you’ve insured all your valuables. Or, don’t bring items you need to insure to the club.