Lord Byron Archive

A Tale of Two Spirits – Monoranjan Roy CMD, Pincon Spirit Limited

Let me re-tell the Tale of two Spirits. Of two generations of highly creative people in two different lands, united in their raw creativity and their “weaknesses” (I personally prefer the term “willingness” – to indulge, imbibe) for their preferred poison. Ernest Hemingway, James Joyce, Charles Baudelaire, Paul Verlaine, Arthur Rimbaud, Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, Amedeo Modigliani, Pablo Picasso, Vincent van Gogh, Oscar Wilde, Marcel Proust, Aleister

The drunks of democracy – Chawm Ganguly

We hardcore drunkards have this love-hate relationship with the Elections. Ever notice how the very first thing they do once the Elections are declared is to put a blanket ban on booze? Just because a bunch of politicians who feed on bribes and quench their thirst by sucking the blood of the poor will do