If you were young once upon a time, and maybe had some sips of alcohol and then made the mistake of going to a crowded club because your friends wanted to, you’ll know this scene that Mitchell Crawford paints in the short animationClub Drunk all too well. The crude animation perfectly captures the messiness of going out. The pre-party, the line waiting, the dancing, the drinking, the hooking up, the late night bodega visit—it’s all there.
Salim PK, a police officer in Delhi, India, was captured on video while allegedly drunk on a metro train. Video of him staggering and falling over went viral. But doctors have confirmed what he insisted all along: He was actually having a stroke.
They say “a drunk mind speaks a sober heart,” but a drunk mind might actually make you more of a jerk. While honesty is the best policy, anew study suggests that there may be a reason for being totally rude and out-of-control when you’ve had one too many.
With weed slowly but surely entering the same mainstream acceptanceterritory as our dear friend alcohol, one omission in the general political discussion surrounding this continued widespread legalization has become strikingly apparent: all those other drugs people love. Whether or not one considers weed and/or alcohol a “drug,” the science surrounding the impact of alcohol compared with the impact of other so-called “drugs” is relatively inarguable.
I’m not proud to reveal that I occasionally blacked out after drinking binges during college and in the first few years after graduation. Waking up and not remembering parts of the previous night was always embarrassing and sometimes frightening. Did I do anything I would regret?