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Ladies and gentlemen...Mr. Leonard Cohen Credit: IMDb

I’m your dram: Leonard Cohen sings a few bars with help from whiskey

We once wanted to be Leonard Cohen—so much so that we attended his alma mater in Montreal. Sightings of the late Canadian music and literary legend, never one to turn down a dram or his own angst, weren’t uncommon on Saint Laurent Boulevard. The last time we saw him, he looked so much older than he does in a fawning new documentary.

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Toasting the first of many Credit: Late Night With Seth Meyers

Boy, can she drink it up*: Rihanna brings the dram

Not so long ago, we bought floor seats to Rihanna and got more whips, chains and Nuno Bettencourt than we bargained for. To steal a line from one of the Barbadian pop star’s racier hits, she may be bad, but she’s perfectly good at it. In his latest day-drinking binge, Seth Meyers downs a few with RiRi, who isn’t shy about her love of whiskey, either.

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Go on, make his day Credit: Wikimedia Commons

Bourbon cowboy: Shooting whiskey with Deadwood star Timothy Olyphant

Sheriffs don’t get much better than simmering Seth Bullock, played by Timothy Olyphant in Deadwood, HBO’s whiskey-soaked revisionist Western. Now Olyphant is back in the saddle with a movie based on the legendary show, gunned down in 2006 after just three seasons. Foul-mouthed Al Swearengen, brothel keeper in the 1870s Gold Rush town of Deadwood, can’t have been happy about that.

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