In what can only be described as a much needed community service effort, Esquire is offering lessons for a young drinker. This thoughtful essay on the ups and downs experienced by the burgeoning drinker was published yesterday and should be mandatory reading for high school students everywhere. Abstinence only education doesn’t work with sex, so why would anyone think it could work any better with drinking? Teens and college students the world over need to be warned about the dangers of being “that guy” at the party, and we’re happy someone is working hard to spread the good word.

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