Socrates Himself Was Permanently Pissed

Originally posted on Happily Ever After:

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At the end of my trial, I was rather hoping the judge would send me to Australia for the rest of my life ~

Jeffrey Archer

 Researching drinking and writing  (tragically, I am allergic to alcohol and thus hugely envious) I came across this list of the top ten drunk American authors. No real surprises here. Authors have always enjoyed a cold drink on a hot day as much as the next person.

The debate among their ardent and loyal fans that followed is a pretty entertaining bar room brawl …..


Top 10 Drunk American Writers

#10 – RAYMOND CHANDLER [1888-1959]

“Alcohol is like love. The first kiss is magic, the second is intimate, the third is routine. After that you take the girl’s clothes off.”

#09 – FREDERICK EXLEY [1929-92]

“After a month’s sobriety my faculties became unbearably acute and I found myself unhealthily clairvoyant, having insights…

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