Catholic Group Calls for Guinness Boycott

A man holds some Guiness during some St. Patrick's Day celebrations. (Photo: Alan Crowhurst/Getty)
A man holds some Guiness during some St. Patrick’s Day celebrations. (Photo: Alan Crowhurst/Getty)

A decision by Guinness and other major beer companies to drop their sponsorship of today’s St. Patrick’s Day parade because of its organizer’s stance on LGBT participation, has earned the ire of the Catholic League, which is now calling for a boycott of the brands. Continue reading “Catholic Group Calls for Guinness Boycott”

Reporters Preparing to Cover Debate By Drinking Free Beer

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A neon sign in the Anheuser-Busch hospitality tent at Hofstra.

HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. — Some of the reporters covering tonight’s presidential debate at Hofstra University in Long Island may be F.W.I.–filing while intoxicated. Anheuser-Busch is apparently a sponsor of tonight’s rhetorical battle and the beer company has set up a “hospitality tent” outside the media filing center where reporters are being treated to free food, brews and souvenir glasses.  Continue reading “Reporters Preparing to Cover Debate By Drinking Free Beer”

Wisconsinites Like Cheese Even Better Than Beer

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A pair of Wisconsin football fans cheering on the Green Bay Packers in their trademark “cheeseheads.”

Wisconsin is both the dairy capital of the United States and a major center for beer brewing, however, apparently Wisconsinites like their cheese way better than their brewskies. That interesting nugget was buried in Public Policy Polling’s latest survey of the Badger State, which found that 64 percent of Wisconsin residents prefer cheese to beer compared to just 18 percent of Wisconsinites who have a higher opinion of beer than of cheese. Continue reading “Wisconsinites Like Cheese Even Better Than Beer”

Colorado Congressional Candidate Informs Voters He’s ‘Not A Beer’ [Video]

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Joe Coors contrasting himself with beer in his new ad. (Photo: YouTube)

He may be an heir to the Coors brewing family, but Colorado congressional candidate Joe Coors is not actually a glass of cool, refreshing beer. In case anyone was confused about this, Mr. Coors makes the distinction crystal clear in his first campaign commercial.

“I’m Joe Coors, I’m not a beer and I approve this message,” Mr. Coors says at the end of his ad.

To make the contrast completely clear and visually illustrate the difference between himself and beer, Mr. Coors appears in the ad standing next to a giant-sized frothy glass of brew. Continue reading “Colorado Congressional Candidate Informs Voters He’s ‘Not A Beer’ [Video]”

New England Pols Make More Futile Bets Against The Giants

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The New York Giants logo, a beautiful symbol of excellence.

More New England lawmakers are making ill-fated bets with their New York counterparts that the loathsome and karmically-challenged New England Patriots will beat our beloved Giants in this weekend’s Super Bowl. Yesterday, Mayor Michael Bloomberg made his “friendly wager” with Boston Mayor Thomas Menino. Today, the governors and two senators joined the fray.  Continue reading “New England Pols Make More Futile Bets Against The Giants”