alcohol

Essays

Mac Miller Is at His Lyrical Best on 'Swimming'

The Pittsburgh rapper's new record is about recovery, but he's sharp enough to resist the simple narratives.
Alex Robert Ross
8.7.18
Festivals

Life Advice From the Older Wreckheads of Glastonbury

How do you look so healthy, old and wise, stranger?
Ryan Bassil
6.23.17
festivals 2016

Sober, Safe, and Focused: Meet the Teenagers of Reading 2016

“I’m not drinking and I don’t do any drugs. I don’t like the idea of never being able to have fun without the help of a substance when I’m older.”
Angus Harrison
9.6.16
The Noisey Guide To Music and Mental Health

How Being a Music Journalist Made Me Wind Up in a Psychiatric Hospital

I was a living cliche: a failed musician who then spends his time criticizing other musicians.
Jeremy Allen
7.26.16
Interviews

After Nearly Dying, Deryck Whibley Is Choosing Pleasure Over Pain

Sum 41's Deryck Whibley talks about being almost dying from alcohol and what his life is like sober.
Adria Young
4.7.15
Op-Eds

Trying to Outrun Addiction: Saint Vitus Frontman Caught with Eleven Grams of Speed in Norway, Gets Deported

Doom legend Scott "Wino" Weinrich's battle with addiction gets him arrested in Norway
Kim Kelly
11.13.14
Features

How to Go to a Festival in Your Twenties

The Noisey handbook to taking drugs, doing it with strangers, and getting messed up in a field once you're old enough to feel shame.
Ryan Bassil
sam wolfson
6.16.14
Premieres

Throw Some Vodka and Drugs in Your Drink and Watch the New Tweens Video

The "Forever" video is basically a mini John Hughes movie, except minus all of the sappiness and with way more drinking
Fred Pessaro
4.14.14
Features

We Had a Master Brewer in Wisconsin Review Hanson's Beer

It's called Mmmhops, because, duh, it's Hanson's beer.
Tyler Maas
12.3.13