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The Legend, Myth, and Majesty of the Pickleback

The Legend, Myth, and Majesty of the Pickleback

Let’s talk about hangovers. Hangovers are like 10th grade math. They get more difficult, and then nearly impossible to deal with as we get older. Hangovers in your 30s are no longer a badge of honor from last night’s exploits; they’re a scarlet letter, a not-so-friendly reminder from the universe that you aren’t that young […]

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The Ultimate Hangover Cure Is an Iconic Italian-American Pasta

The Ultimate Hangover Cure Is an Iconic Italian-American Pasta

As anyone who has chased ibuprofen with an Egg McMuffin can attest, hangovers are no joke. Excessive alcohol consumption dehydrates us, disrupts our metabolic functions, and increases a toxic compound called acetaldehyde. Results include a terrible suite of symptoms ranging from headaches to nausea to rewatching Michael Bay movies from the late 1990s. Regional hangover […]

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6 Desperate Last-Ditch Hangover Remedies

6 Desperate Last-Ditch Hangover Remedies

You had a lot of great ideas last night. Starting a blog about urban snakes. Hosting 2am karaoke at your place. Texting your ex the entire lyrics to “Hello.” No wonder by night’s end, when that seventh drink is trying to lurch its way up your stomach and/or into the very fibers of your brain, […]

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Does Greasy Food Actually Help A Hangover?

Does Greasy Food Actually Help A Hangover?

In the rhythmic, cranial throbbing that is the dread poetry of a hangover, there’s one desperately repeated whisper: “Quick fix. Quick fix. Dear god, quick fix.” Whether it’s alcohol that’s still in our system or some kind of bargaining/denial borrowed from the five stages of grief, we hungover scoundrels tend to wish for an instant […]

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VinePair’s Hangover Matrix Of Guilt & Shame

VinePair’s Hangover Matrix Of Guilt & Shame

At VinePair we always encourage you to drink what you like, and we certainly hope that you’re drinking what you’re drinking because you know, you actually like it – not just to get drunk. That said, we’ve all made poor decisions in our lives…and some of them have involved alcohol. All bad decisions have consequences, […]

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