• Drinking Games

      This summer the American movie culture has added a new drinking movie to the list. Beerfest is about a bunch of beer drinking dudes that vow to win the international drinking games held in the Munich underground during Oktoberfest. While the movie has the obligatory sophomoric humor, plenty of nudity and, well, lots of drinking, it also reminds us of that age-old pastime, drinking games.
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  • The Original Sin… Pomegranate

      If you’ve ever broken open a pomegranate you might ask yourself, “Why would anyone want to eat that?” Granted, it’s not the most appealing fruit to American palettes that prefer large volumes of soft homogenous flesh in their fruit. The inside of a pomegranate contains hundreds of smaller flesh covered seeds and resembles a tumor gone bad rather than a fruit.
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  • Michelada

    One more hangover cure for the cabinet
      If you could rank career types in order of their group’s ability to drink I believe journalists would be at the top. And if there is one subgroup of journalists that could drink the most it would be the members of the alternative journalism crowd. For years I have been part of this elite group of miscreants and at this year’s convention held in Little Rock, Arkansas there was little evidence to disprove my theory.
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    A Weekly Diatribe on Drinking
      Barfly is a Boise Weekly online exclusive. Send your barfly saga to the arts editor. We don't name names, so identities of people and places will be changed to protect the innocent. Let us know if you want your name on your scrawl or if you'd rather remain anonymous. Either way, if we publish your story, we'll pay you $10. Include full name and contact information with submission. (Current or former Idaho residents only please)
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