Awards season is already upon us, which means it’s time to consider breaking any no-drinking and health-related New Year’s resolutions you may have made. On January 8, celebrities will stick to tradition and get smashed for the Golden Globe Awards hosted by Jimmy Fallon. This year, follow the celebrity example and get lit while watching […]
The power of Christmas cinema cannot be ignored. It delivers nostalgia, corny tag lines, questionable plot development, cliches, and escapism, all wrapped up into an hour and a half of cushy delight. Nothing cools flaring family tempers like a movie everyone has seen too many times. You know what else Christmas movies do? They contain within their […]
It’s that time of year. No, not the holidays, although for this Star Wars geek, I would say the holidays came early. Like, December 16th early. The new film, Rouge One: A Star Wars Story is here! This weekend I saw it in IMAX 3D, plus twice more in the lesser formats. Yep, I’m that weirdo.
Ah, Netflix, what would we ever do without you? How did we ever exist before you? Sure, there was HBO, but we all know with HBO we weren’t privy to the plethora of options Netflix provides. It’s a streaming-viewers paradise, and with more movies being added every month, there is always a great excuse to […]
Cocktails have been around forever. In fact, the first recorded use of the term in referring to an alcoholic concoction was in a London publication in 1798 and over the next decade the term was increasingly used in print across the Western Hemisphere. But this is just the history of the terms use in printed […]
When Dustin Hoffman stayed up for four days in a row in preparation to play his sleep-deprived character in Marathon Man, Peter O’Toole famously said to him “My dear boy, have you ever tried acting?” Well, it turns out that for some actors, drinking in a role means drinking as a role, on set, even […]
Tim Federle creates cocktails that are both whimsical and delicious. The author of the highly regarded book Tequila Mockingbird, Tim is back with a new tome, Gone With The Gin, this time filled with cocktails inspired by the movies. And he’s graciously shared three with us.
OK, so we’ve done a couple of pairings for Halloween already. And while not all of us are gonna try to pair our favorite Halloween candy with the right wine (not sure Good n’ Plenty goes with anything, anyway), we’ll all probably catch at least one scary move this season.
Who among us doesn’t love the Disney princesses? These ladies face so many challenges (jealous step-relatives, imminent death, lovers who live in a different atmosphere), it’s only natural they’d need a drink. Here’s what we imagined the Disney princesses would be craving after a long day of princessing. Ariel – Oyster Shooter Under the sea, […]