Category Archives: drinking stories

Broken Piano at the Beach

Notes Toward Everything recently recommended BROKEN PIANO FOR PRESIDENT as its pick for this summer’s beach read. Goofy without being stupid, funny without pandering, satirical without taking itself too seriously.  Fun way to break up the constant stream of new … Continue reading

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The Pizza Fairy

TODAY’S DRINKING STORY:  Here we see Patrick Wensink discover the magic of being drunk and hungry and a picky eater. Sometimes the Pizza Fairy sprinkles her magic dust on our lives like grated parmesan. This garlicky nymph only appears maybe once … Continue reading

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Snapshots

Today’s Drinking Story: Here we find Matthew Revert destroying VHSs with his hands and destroying perfectly good trousers with his drunkenness.  Sometimes we lose control of everything. Sometimes we’re not even aware that it’s happened – we’re just left to rot in … Continue reading

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Hard Cider

Today’s Drinking Story: Here we see Georgia Perry learning a lot about her love life…at a hard cider festival…in a port-a-potty. You know how sometimes you really want to love somebody, and you want it to be easy, but it’s … Continue reading

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Scar Wars

Today’s Drinking Story: Here we see Patrick Wensink‘s epic tale of trying to fly cross country to party at the Kentucky Derby with a painful injury that needed medical attention. Nothing wakes a man up before dawn like standing in … Continue reading

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Pears! Apples!

TODAY’S DRINKING STORY Here we see Molly Gaudry bringing loved ones together despite some questionable judgement. This is my favorite, and maybe saddest, drinking story. I was nineteen years old and on winter break from college. I wasn’t really on great … Continue reading

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105,000 Episodes of Alf Can’t be Wrong

 Today’s Drinking Story: Here we see an underage Patrick Wensink get his love life saved by a bouncer with a passion for Photoshop. The shortest marriage in history lasted little more than thirty minutes. According to Europe News, a Turkish man … Continue reading

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The Author Who Gets Free Drinks: a (Hopefully) True Story

Today’s Drinking Story: Here we see Caleb J Ross discover the holy trinity: Tom Waits, Free Drinks and…Southwest Airlines Magazine? This is the already true part: in June of 2008 I stood on a beach in San Diego wearing a … Continue reading

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Penthouse Not-So-Suite

Today’s Drinking Story: Here we see Nick Antosca learning a thing or two about the fairer sex with the help of bourbon or tequila, but probably not wine. This is a true story of something that happened to me when … Continue reading

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The Pine Box Rocks

Today’s Drinking Story: Here we see Nik Korpon hanging out with Hollywood’s sleaziest movie-maker in Baltimore’s sleaziest bar. The Pine Box isn’t the kind of bar you take a first date to. Or a second date. Or anyone who has anything of … Continue reading

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