Yet Another Set of Confessions of an Alcoholic

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Larry Siskin knows there are two kinds of alcoholics…and that’s not the start of a bad joke.

No Sex Please – We’re Newlyweds.

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Can you guess how many couples fail to consummate their marriage on their wedding night?

The Lie of Heroes: How Kerouac Almost Killed Me

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By trying to follow in his literary hero’s footsteps, Jarad Dewing learned that not all heroes are what they seem.

Dear Women on Match.com, or Anyone Online at Late Night

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Steve Murray met quite a few women on internet dating sites late at night. But he wasn’t who the women thought he was.

Drugs And Alcohol Are Not The Answers To Your Problems

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5 Reasons you need to stop turning to them…

Stargazing with Kristen

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Carmelo Vallone reflects on losing his first love to homicide and why he can’t talk about the Trayvon Martin verdict.

The Princess and the Pea

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A tale of a princess, a woodsman, and his magical … chopper.

“We already have ‘Friends don’t let friends drive drunk.’ Why not extend that to sex?”

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How does fatal drunk driving compare socially to the things that happened in Steubenville? If campaigns against drunk driving don’t work, how do you design a consensual sex campaign? What effective messages have you seen that could apply?

“I go to AA to hear other’s experience, strength, ideas and to share my own.”

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If you are a teetotaler, what things have helped you stay sober? If you aren’t a teetotaler, what helps you say in control of your drinking habits?

“I was 22. First time ever black-out drunk, first time having sex. No consent, no condom, no remembrance of it happening, better yet enjoying it.”

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But it’s the stories that get told that help give a collective understanding of a word so powerful that some people are afraid to say it out loud.

“Is there ever a circumstance where the victim shoulders some of the blame/responsibility for their assault? For me the answer is no.”

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This comment is by Nadine, to Archy, on the post “Rape Culture: What it is and how it works?”

Lois Lane

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Superman has no need for Lois Lane.

Dear John: Friend’s Drunk Boyfriend Gets Kissy

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This week, Dear John advises on Mr. Drunk and Handsy, dealing with lawns and neighbors, and how not to talk to your stylist.

Update to the State of the State thingie; Or, Rex grossman is a pussy

TweetI walked out of the bar and there is a minivan with a daycare ad and phone number #classy     So, yesterday I probably depressed the shit out of you with the story of what’s going on in my life.  I sincerely apologize, but I had to get that out.  Kind of like the […]

Why Are We All Talking About a Pissing Skier?

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I happend to know the Mad River Glen crowd where Sandy grew up. They can’t believe what he did. But they also can’t believe that its become an international story.

The Blotto Blotter

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Our weekly roundup of cockeyed criminality continues, this time with extra inebriety.