How Did Some Public Holidays Become Such Booze-Fests?

St. Patrick’s Day, New Year’s Eve and July Fourth are all days we associate with sweet, sweet alcohol. Here’s how they got that way.

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Welcome to DSC Original Content’s biweekly podcast, where we explain a weird, tricky or surprising subject in mere minutes. In this edition, find out why St. Patty’s is so inextricably linked with getting hammered; learn which holiday is considered the most dangerous of all by the National Safety Council; and discover the “stealth drinking” holiday that sees more than half the population drinking each year.