bartending

What Every 21-Year-Old Guy Needs to Know About How Bars Work

On my 21st birthday, my friend Crystal and I high-tailed it over to the nearest dive bar — in Murfreesboro, Tennessee — to claim our…

How to Drink Better Than Your Non-Sober Friends in Drynuary

They say it takes at least three weeks to form a habit. So for those of you participating in Drynuary this year, congratulations: You’ve scientifically…

Everything I’ve Learned From Writing About Booze, Bars and Drinking This Year

Americans are scared, stressed out and sad. And who can blame us? Racist lunatics are guiding the country in a quick descent into The Day…

The Art and Magic of Wintertime Boozing

Alcohol truly is a magical substance: It’s the only depressant that can act like a stimulant; it’s been revered since its conception as nectar of…