Beer Before Liquor Won’t Make You Sicker (VICE)

The truth behind everyone’s favorite rhyme that doesn’t even help someone avoid a terrible hangover.

Article at a glance: You know the saying, “Beer before liquor, never sicker. Liquor before beer, you’re in the clear.” So I set out to investigate whether there was some truth to that. As it turns out, it’s…well, entirely made up.

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How the article got published: I got connected to the editor-in-chief, whom I pitched first. This was a story idea that I just came up with on a whim, though it was possibly born out of a conversation I drunkenly had with a friend.

If you’re curious about getting your own articles published in major outlets like VICE, The New York Times, or even your favorite niche blog, check out my blog post on How to Guest Post (which includes REAL pitch examples).