Monday, August 02, 2010


PRINCETON, NJ -- Sixty-seven percent of U.S. adults drink alcohol, a slight increase over last year and the highest reading recorded since 1985 by one percentage point. Beer remains the favorite beverage among drinkers, followed by wine and then liquor.--Continue reading.

Drinking alcohol to excess is no laughing matter. But during stressful times, here and abroad, certain segments of society look for an outlet in hopes of easing what stresses them. Outside of social consumption, it's never the right approach. Comedy, however, is a great reliever of stress, even when it's about drinking too much. The Tonight Show, Starring Johnny Carson brought us many moments about drinking a bit too much, and here's a couple classics. Enjoy.

UPDATE: has a video report on this spike in drinking.

Behind the scenes--Carson's final show.

Article via Instapundit.

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