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Dry and Mighty
30 minutes | Oct 28, 2019
From Charter Challenges to Cali Sober
Discussed this episode: 85% increase in Alcohol Use Disorder in women, 35% in men, in the last decade in America Charter challenge over six-month sobriety rule for alcoholics in Canada errata: we say ‘Supreme Court’ off the top; more likely this would end up with the Court of Appeal for Ontario. Law stuff! John Hopkins study questioning validity of six-month rule Atlantic article (book excerpt) on the ethics of the six-month rule Ben Affleck is all in on sobriety Post-recording: God Dammit Ben Affleck (Yes, the word is recidivism) Rosalinda Toronto, home of delicious vegan foods and mocktails to die for Noo Yawk Seltza! Georgia Peach Coca-Cola is better than you’d think. What is Cali Sober? Sober Strategy #1: Get A Drink First! The post From Charter Challenges to Cali Sober appeared first on Dry and Mighty.
22 minutes | Oct 21, 2019
Sober-Curious Criticism, Dealcoholized Wine, and More
Matt and Marisa talk about the sudden appearance of new “sober months” in the calendar, and some surprising backlash to sober-curiosity and Sober October that has come up from a… suspicious source? Are we being too cynical? Not cynical enough? Discussed this episode: 4 Reasons the ‘Sober Curious’ Movement Could Harm People Living With Addiction American Addiction Centres (and punting on rehab success rates) Canadian Health Recovery Centre (for-profit) Dealcoholized wine discussed: St-Regis Cabaret Sauvignon We didn’t have a good picture for this week, so we’re featuring our cat, Sir Digby Chicken Caesar, named from the greatest sketch comedy show of all time. The post Sober-Curious Criticism, Dealcoholized Wine, and More appeared first on Dry and Mighty.
24 minutes | Oct 14, 2019
Ruralism, raffles, fancy lunches and dumb socks
We start with a heartfelt a capella rendition of “Ben”. And a whole lot more: Urban stereotypes and rural realitiesTherapy, or friends? Booze culture and the office raffle Alternatives to social drinking: fancy lunches, axe-throwing and moreAlso, being stupid with money; “at least it’s not drinking” Dumb socks Here’s that dumb thing from the pet store, which turned out to be socks: Links to those studies we mentioned: Canada – https://www.cihi.ca/sites/default/files/document/report-alcohol-hospitalizations-en-web.pdf USA – https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4872615/ The post Ruralism, raffles, fancy lunches and dumb socks appeared first on Dry and Mighty.
26 minutes | Oct 7, 2019
Episode 02 – Coming Out
Watch Matt come from a place of complete honesty, then pivot to turn into the Lord of Lies as he and Marisa talk about navigating coming out as a non-drinker to friends and family. Marisa’s a lot more consistent! Strategies and tactics, the three-speed perception of drinking, and lots more to cover in this episode of Dry & Mighty! Photo by Padli Pradana from Pexels The post Episode 02 – Coming Out appeared first on Dry and Mighty.
29 minutes | Sep 29, 2019
Episode 1: Introductions
Hello MightyFriends! What’s all this, then? It’s a podcast/blog/stuff about sobriety, run by a married couple who don’t drink. It covers everything from the very silly to the kind of serious. It’s weekly. It’s a floor wax and a dessert topping. In our first episode: Meet Matt and MarisaTable-setting and introductionHip Sobriety and their ‘manifesto’ Loosid – a dating platform for sober folksThe million-dollar idea of SRBR: basically GRNDR for drunks General goofiness Drop us a line at firstname.lastname@example.org, subscribe in all the usual places, and rate and review! And, as promised, Fogerty the Wooden Pumpkin: We got him at the Kingston Fall Fair. Where else? The post Episode 1: Introductions appeared first on Dry and Mighty.
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