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Great Moments in Cinematic Drinking: The Shining photo
November 15, 2013 | movie reviews, Great Moments in Cinematic Drinking

Great Moments in Cinematic Drinking: The Shining

Matt Sailor

Halfway through The Shining, Jack Nicholson accepts a glass of whiskey from a ghost. It’s by no... more

Great Moments in Cinematic Drinking: The Bad News Bears photo
October 4, 2013 | Great Moments in Cinematic Drinking, movie reviews

Great Moments in Cinematic Drinking: The Bad News Bears

Matt Sailor

Walter Matthau, we assume, has had a bad day. Or a bad night. Or both. Hell, back it up... more

Great Moments in Cinematic Drinking: Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan photo
September 6, 2013 | Great Moments in Cinematic Drinking, movie reviews

Great Moments in Cinematic Drinking: Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan

Matt Sailor

At first, you think it’s going to be that old cliché:  men and their brown... more

An Assessment of Fast Food Hamburgers in the Southeastern United States, pt. 4 photo
August 9, 2013 | Food & Drink

An Assessment of Fast Food Hamburgers in the Southeastern United States, pt. 4

Joseph R Worthen

NOTE: This is the final of four installments in this series. We will be... more

An Assessment of Fast Food Hamburgers in the Southeastern United States, pt. 3 photo
July 26, 2013 | Food & Drink

An Assessment of Fast Food Hamburgers in the Southeastern United States, pt. 3

Joseph R Worthen

NOTE: This is the second of four installments in this series. We will... more

An Assessment of Fast Food Hamburgers in the Southeastern United States, pt. 2 photo
July 12, 2013 | Food & Drink

An Assessment of Fast Food Hamburgers in the Southeastern United States, pt. 2

Joseph R Worthen

NOTE: This is the second of four installments in this series. We will... more

An Assessment of Fast Food Hamburgers in the Southeastern United States, pt. 1 photo
June 28, 2013 | Food & Drink

An Assessment of Fast Food Hamburgers in the Southeastern United States, pt. 1

Joseph R Worthen

NOTE: This is the first of four installments in this series. We will be... more

It's Over Before You Know It photo
May 6, 2013 | Food & Drink

It's Over Before You Know It

Lori Jakiela

Last week, my birthday passed without time to celebrate. No cake, no party. I’ve been working a lot.  My daughter... more

An Advanced Amateur Reviews Stag – The Steak, Taters, and Gravy of Beer photo
March 29, 2013 | Food & Drink

An Advanced Amateur Reviews Stag – The Steak, Taters, and Gravy of Beer

Mike Bezemek

In a roadside gas station along Highway 21, in the Missouri Ozarks, I scan... more

No Bull Bourbon Reviews: Blanton's photo
March 15, 2013 | No Bull Bourbon Reviews

No Bull Bourbon Reviews: Blanton's

Christopher Newgent

The clinical term for what happened was a myocardial rupture, which basically means her heart exploded under... more

Elijah Craig 18, and How Things Can Change photo
February 8, 2013 | No Bull Bourbon Reviews

Elijah Craig 18, and How Things Can Change

Christopher Newgent

Five years ago I took some pills hoping to lose the perpetual 10-15 pounds that I would always like to... more

Review of Grape Stomping photo
February 4, 2013 | Food & Drink

Review of Grape Stomping

Jessica Vozel

We won’t drink the juice and we won’t make wine with it.  Because, well, feet. But the secret none of us shares is the... more

No Bull Bourbon: Evan Williams Egg Nog photo
December 14, 2012 | No Bull Bourbon Reviews

No Bull Bourbon: Evan Williams Egg Nog

Christopher Newgent

This Evan Williams Eggnog has all of what you’d expect in a nog. That strong taste of Christmas, of vanilla and cream and cinnamon and nutmeg.

One Creature's Review of the Denny's Hobbit Menu photo
December 10, 2012 | Food & Drink

One Creature's Review of the Denny's Hobbit Menu

Barry Graham

In the original 1937 edition of The Hobbit, Tolkien promises in his description, “If you care... more

No-Bull Bourbon Reviews: Dickel No. 12 Goes to Church photo
November 9, 2012 | No Bull Bourbon Reviews

No-Bull Bourbon Reviews: Dickel No. 12 Goes to Church

Christopher Newgent

This month’s column was going to be about quitting my last job, but what’s the point. It was... more

No Bull Bourbon: Jim Beam photo
October 19, 2012 | No Bull Bourbon Reviews

No Bull Bourbon: Jim Beam

Christopher Newgent

I still remember how he'd pour, like a ritual, like he still does to this day when he mixes himself a Beam & Pepsi at the end of the day.

An Advanced Amateur Reviews Pabst Blue Ribbon - A Beer Fit for Human Beings photo
October 12, 2012 | Food & Drink

An Advanced Amateur Reviews Pabst Blue Ribbon - A Beer Fit for Human Beings

Mike Bezemek

A massive plaster moon rotates above the rooftop bar, casting a milky... more

Southern Soft Drink Archeologies photo
September 24, 2012 | Food & Drink

Southern Soft Drink Archeologies

Barry Grass

In the back of my fridge, behind the bottles of Boulevard Tank 7 Farmhouse Ale and cans of Good People IPA and bottles of Lipton Green Tea with Citrus and assorted bottles of water, there’s a bottle of blue pop.

No-Bull Bourbon Reviews: A Primer photo
September 14, 2012 | No Bull Bourbon Reviews

No-Bull Bourbon Reviews: A Primer

Christopher Newgent

A true bourbon is a bourbon with a story worth remembering. It doesn’t have to be a good bourbon, but then a true story doesn’t have to be a good story.

On Fear (And, OK, Also Steak) photo
September 12, 2012 | Nonfiction, Food & Drink

On Fear (And, OK, Also Steak)

Amy Butcher

I was twenty-two the year I realized I was scared of everything.

Redefining All-You-Can-Eat: Our 14 Hour Challenge to Ryan's Steakhouse photo
June 1, 2007 | Nonfiction, Food & Drink

Redefining All-You-Can-Eat: Our 14 Hour Challenge to Ryan's Steakhouse

Blake Butler

It is 1:38 pm the day after the event and the best way I can think of to... more

Recent Books

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Elizabeth Ellen

Elizabeth Ellen

A 400-page collection of poems in fours sections: Nicki Minaj Songs, Bob Dylan Songs, Elliott Smith Songs, and 90s Riot Grrrls Songs.

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Legs Get Led Astray

Chloe Caldwell

FOUR NEW ESSAYS BY CHLOE CALDWELL! Plus the original essays that made you fall in love with Chloe!

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Dualities

Jason Phoebe Rusch

Jason Phoebe Rusch is a queer writer from the Chicago suburbs. His full-length debut Dualities explores gender and patriarchy from the perspective of a man who was socialized and is currently still read as a woman. He is interested in complication and nuance and messy human failing, his own and that of others.