Here’s to Alcohol: A Ranking of Literary Cocktails

Column by Leah Dearborn July 8, 2022
Searching for a muse? Summer weather is the perfect excuse to test out a few literary cocktail recipes. Maybe they'll help you write, or maybe (probably) the alcohol and sun will put you to sleep.

Drunk on Literature: 10 Themed Book and Brew Pairings

Column by Peter Derk
Forget wine and cheese. This one's all about beers and reads!

20 Comics To Cure Your 'Avengers: Endgame' Hangover

Column by Peter Derk May 3, 2019
And just maybe cure the old fashioned kind of hangover while you're at it.
Barnes & Booze & Noble: Bookstore To Offer Beer And Wine

Barnes & Booze & Noble: Bookstore To Offer Beer And Wine

News by Peter Derk June 27, 2016
Tired of bringing a flask to the bookstore? Good news! Barnes & Noble to start selling beer and wine.

Boozing Like Famous Writers

Column by Peter Derk March 20, 2015
Writers are known for their boozing. What happens when an amateur writer tries out professional drinking?

Write Drunk: The Science of Altered States and Creativity

Column by Rob Blair Young March 11, 2014
The idea that altered states lead to creativity is an established cultural "wisdom." But is the "write drunk" mentality accurate? I look at the science while conducting a study of my own.