Happy Hour, Comedy with a Twist is thirty minutes of stand up comedy followed by thirty minutes of impactful message on alcohol abuse with comedian Bernie McGrenahan. He tackles the number one substance abuse crisis on campuses today. Whether we call it "high risk", excessive, or "binge" drinking, the problem is claiming the lives of students across America, and McGrenahan motivates and inspires students to "be responsible". His stand up comedy warms the crowd. His powerful message to follow includes the alcohol and drug related suicide of his nineteen-year-old brother, and Bernie's six-month incarceration from three DUI convictions.
Free eighteen years from alcohol; Bernie applauds the 'social norm' or majority of students who do make smart choices regarding alcohol. Beware of the binge addresses all situations a student will experience in college, including peer pressure, drink specials, games and the deadly '21 shots birthday celebration '. Having lived the crisis himself, McGrenahan is well studied on the trends and facts surrounding college drinking. " I want students to know the truth about alcohol. It is a cunning and powerful drug. We must respect it!"