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class=img_thumbleft>In this week's cover story,Message in a Bottle
, writerPeter S. Scholtes
profiles local television star Ian Rans fromDrinking with Ian
, currently in its fourth season. An excerpt: "Drinking with Ian
began with a 1996 video titledDrinking with Troy and Ian
, co-starring his friend Troy Duckett. It consisted of two young, chain-smoking friends doing 13 shots of Jägermeister and Goldschläger over the course of an hour, getting progressively stupider... '[Troy] had alcohol poisoning for a week, and I puked for two days straight,' Rans says now. 'But it was always in the back of my head: If I were to do a show, it would be like that. Over the years it was refined into a talk-show format.'" Read the cover storyhere
, check out someDWI
, then come back to discuss.
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