Once upon a time, people expressed concern come the New Year that they would forget to write the correct date on their checks. Because the only people who still use checks are con artists, there is one less thing to worry about as we ring in 2012. Still, it may be difficult to remember what year it ... More >>
Sarah DiGregorioTrade plot twists for the pretzel kind. Somewhere on a dusty chunk of earth bordered by two rivers, a king's BFF got shit-faced on beer, then started yelling at the hooker who was trying to ply him with alcohol. You might think this titillating bit marks the beginning of a Mid ... More >>
Victoria BekiempisCan o'...something. If you've read anything about Four Loko recently, you're well aware that a mere sip of the fruity, caffeinated malt liquor will immediately push you into a crack and hate-crime binge. The chemical cocktail supposedly gets you drunker faster, making it ... More >>
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