Friday, April 30, 2010

Video: Throwing a Beer Can at a Tree so My Dog Can Drink While My Wife Rakes

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Thursday, April 29, 2010

Tomorrow: Downtown Sumter Microbrew Festival

Get info here and also here.

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Thursday, April 22, 2010

Sanctioning or prohibiting, it's a wash

Seeking government sanction is just as wrongheaded as seeking government prohibition. In both cases, government is making the decision, instead of the individual.

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Tuesday, April 20, 2010

Pat Monahan of Train performs with Fantasia: Vh1 Upfront 2010

Vh1 Upfront 2010

NEW YORK - APRIL 20: Pat Monahan (L) of Train performs with Fantasia during the Vh1 Upfront 2010 at Pier 59 Studios on April 20, 2010 in New York City. (Photo by Larry Busacca/Getty Images)
Content © 2010 Getty Images All rights reserved.

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Dumb things to say to your instructor during the second-to-last week of classes

"I really need to make an A in this class."

"I have to get at least a C in all my courses so I can transfer to ..."

"Do you know what my grade is?"

"How many absences do I have?"

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Monday, April 19, 2010

Coming later this week in the Surge: What a runaway trailer has to do with Victory Helios Ale

The story will be told in this week's edition of the Weekly Surge, due out this Thursday.

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Friday, April 16, 2010

Help Loris High School! Vote for their killer design for Vans shoes!

Check out the image of Loris High School's killer design for Vans shoes, and then click here to vote! It's Vans' Shoe Customization Contest, a national competition for a new design of Vans, and the winning high school receives $10,000 for its art department! Vote Loris!

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Thursday, April 8, 2010

'Cleverest women are the heaviest drinkers'

I'm not making this up:

Those with degrees are almost twice as likely to drink daily, and they are also more likely to admit to having a drinking problem.

A similar link between educational attainment and alcohol consumption is seen among men, but the correlation is less strong.

The findings come from a comprehensive study carried out at the London School of Economics in which researchers tracked the lives of thousands of 39-year-old women and men, all born in the UK during the same week in 1970.

Read it all here.

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Vote now!

Read today's Beerman column in the April 8 edition of the Weekly Surge, and then vote (just to the right of this post) on one of the burning topics of our time:

Should Major League Baseball players be allowed to drink beer in the dugouts?

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Monday, April 5, 2010

Audrey's been in London

Look what arrived in the mail today!

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This week's column in the Surge

This week I'll be writing about Thirsty Thursday at the Myrtle Beach Pelicans home games at BB&T Coastal Field, and I'll give a recap of the 2nd Annual Myrtle Beach Beer Fest.

The next Weekly Surge hits the stands Thursday!

Meanwhile, for my recent columns, click here.

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Sunday, April 4, 2010

Beer for Easter

A fine Belgian Trappist ale would probably be more appropriate for the Christian holiday, but this weekend I'm into Rising Moon, Blue Moon's spring seasonal, a wheat ale made with Kieffer lime leaves and peel.

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