"It's Friday somewhere" isn't strictly true -- I don't think the International Date Line works that way -- but if Jimmy Buffett were to write a song to that effect, and it made you feel better about going to see The Presets and Dragonette tonight at the Marquee, I think it would be a pretty useful f ... More >>
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Wikimedia CommonsWilliam Hogarth's "Gin Lane." Really, it could be anywhere.Small towns and big boozers go together. If you don't believe that, then you've probably never lived in a small town, where the most exciting thing to do is drink and gossip about how much of a drunkard everyone else in ... More >>
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