Victorino Matus

Senior Editor

I Want a New Drug

10:29 AM, Sep 30, 2015 • By VICTORINO MATUS


Oak by Absolut

A vodka that tastes like bourbon—it was bound to happen.

10:29 AM, Sep 23, 2015


The Booze From Brazil

Cachaça—the other white spirit.

3:00 PM, Aug 31, 2015


Jon Taffer for President

And free chicken wings all afternoon.

11:40 AM, Aug 26, 2015

David Clark

A Fistful of Forints

Victorino Matus, big spender.

Jul 27, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 43

Joanna Roos and Osgood Perkins during a 1930 performance of the Chekhov play Unc

Horrible Bosses

What children thought of adults 84 years ago.

4:30 PM, Jul 15, 2015

Rachel Dolezal

Rachel Discrimination

Dolezal defends herself.

12:15 PM, Jun 16, 2015


Let Them Eat Kale

Here to stay or the pesto of our times?

9:21 AM, May 9, 2015

A Spirited History

An exhibit on America's love-hate relationship with booze.

12:30 PM, May 7, 2015


Failed Transaction

What I'll Miss Most About the Comcast-TimeWarner Merger Talks.

11:31 AM, Apr 24, 2015

Dave Clark

Car Talk

Victorino Matus, useless intellect

Feb 23, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 23

Flavor of the Month

Flavor of the Month

3:30 PM, Feb 3, 2015

That's the Spirit!

That's the Spirit!

A study of America's drinking habits by city (aside from a lot of vodka)

4:01 PM, Dec 8, 2014

Somebody's Watching Me

A Casual coda.

8:26 AM, Jun 7, 2014

dave clegg

Technical Difficulties

Victorino Matus finds anachronism is relative

Jun 2, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 36

In Search of Renaissance Men

Walter Isaacson delivers the 43rd Jefferson Lecture.

2:47 PM, May 13, 2014

Russia Experts Needed

2:00 PM, Mar 19, 2014

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Victorino Matus is a senior editor at The Weekly Standard. With the magazine since 1996, he writes on a variety of subjects, including politics, Germany, military history, pop culture, and food and drink. His work has also appeared in Policy ReviewNational ReviewArmed Forces Journal, the New York Post, the Washington Post, and the Wall Street Journal. He is currently working on a book, Vodka: An Illustrated History (Lyons Press, 2014). Matus is a graduate of Georgetown University.

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