Green Eggs and Keg Stands

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Beloved children’s book author Dr. Seuss was a bit of a frat boy, the Washington Post claims. The author of dozens of quirky titles drew cartoons for the campus literary magazine and was caught drinking gin—in the middle of prohibition. The incident got him kicked off the publication.


Ian MacAllen is the author of Red Sauce: How Italian Food Became American (Rowman & Littlefield, April 2022). His writing has appeared in Chicago Review of Books, Southern Review of Books, The Offing, 45th Parallel Magazine, Little Fiction, Vol 1. Brooklyn, and elsewhere. He tweets @IanMacAllen and is online at IanMacAllen.com. More from this author →