March Madness marches on! Today we have some really interesting games. Are you into Quaaludes? Bath Salts? Jack Daniels? Red Wine? You've come to the right place.
Red wine does a body good—except for when it's slowly killing you. For every study that touts the health benefits of red wine, there's some buzzkill reminding us that booze is bad. The conflicting advice is so confusing it's dizzying, which can leave you feeling sorta drunk.
Judging by the obsessive way scientists study (and media outlets subsequently report on) resveratrol, you'd think that the red wine component was literally the elixir of the fountain of youth, or maybe the active component of Ryan Gosling's blood. But a new study shows that resveratrol actually has no real effect on…
Wine snobs, get ready to have that discerning amateur sommelier palate you so pride yourself on brought down a few notches. According to science, the more people think they know about wine, the easier it is to trick them into drinking crap by naming it something that sounds fancy.
Bad news, winos: Turns out, the University of Connecticut researcher who discovered that red wine has anti-aging qualities actually fabricated a shitload of data. Which means that your purple mouthed cry-juice might not be good for your heart after all.
A copy of temporarily sidelined songstress Adele's tour rider is making the rounds, and from it, it seems as though she's a woman of excellent backstage taste— small plates of individually wrapped sandwiches, high quality beer, bite sized chocolate bars, and cash donations to a charity that helps people cope with the…
• The Academy of Motion Picture of Arts & Sciences is considering moving the date of the 2011 Oscars from February 27 (as scheduled) to sometime in January. Some are worried the move would interfere with judging by cutting time.
New York Times film critic A.O. Scott wrote a beauteous ode to his alcohol of choice, Scotch, in this weekend's Style section. Scott is a man after our own heart.
Anyone remember Heather? Our guest blogger from July with the iPhone and Red Sox-obsessed boyfriend? Well, she's still alive and kicking... and drinking her sorrows away as her beau continues to tap away at his favorite gadget and follow the off-season administrations of his favorite team. Below, she checks in to…