prohibition

  • Drink Up: Today’s The 80th Anniversary Of The End Of Prohibition [PHOTOS]

    80 years ago today, the U.S. ended one of its lamest policies of all time.…

  • Marijuana Prohibition Is The New Alcohol Prohibition [WEEDLY COLUMN]

    The ongoing prohibition of marijuana is awfully similar to the Prohibition of alcohol from 1920 to 1933, which was met with much more resistance in its day (it’s true, alcohol can make people more aggressive, and sometimes the lack of it even more so). I managed to find a person who lived through those hard times and she shared a tale unlike any of the others imparted upon my much younger ears. Check our her account in her own words after the jump.

  • Now That’s How You Drink a Beer!!! [46 PHOTOS]

    April 6th is New Beer's Eve, an unofficial holiday in the United States. On the evening of April 6, 1933, millions of people lined up outside breweries and taverns, waiting for midnight when they'd be able to legally purchase beer for the first time in over 13 years. Can you imagine what will happen when they legalize pot? Anyway, Al Bundy once said, "Pretty women make us buy beer." Truer words have never been uttered. And, if the girls in this h'yah photo gallery don't make you want to buy beer, then you, sir, need to go back to 1920. See the pics after the jump!

  • 5 Things You Didn’t Know About The St. Valentine’s Day Massacre

    Candy, cards, jewelry... all the material goods (and cash you'll be dropping)  for this very special - commercial holiday!  Hell, maybe you're stuck alone... again this year... cringing at all the lovebirds you'll see out and about.  Either way, you have it good compared to what seven residents of the Windy City had to endure in 1929.  In response to all the lovey-dovey overkill levied upon you all on this February 14th, COED gives you a special Valentine - a horrific heart-day list.  So, go amaze your equally lonely friends, or simply stun your special someone with a real conversation killer thanks to these 5 things you didn't know about the infamous and most publicized gangster hit in American history  - the St. Valentine's Day Massacre! Read the full list after the jump!

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