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Drinking With the Stars: 11 Cocktails and the Movies and TV Shows That Made Them Famous

Drinking With the Stars: 11 Cocktails and the Movies and TV Shows That Made Them Famous

It started in Hollywood’s Golden Age, when viewers were first introduced to the effortlessly smooth, white-jacket-and-black-bow-tie wearing bartender in “Casablanca.” And still today, with the hard-drinking protagonists of the Netflix generation —here’s looking at you, Don Draper — cocktails have had a storied relationship with moving pictures. Pop culture cocktails range from blockbuster to cult […]

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Pop Culture Pairing: Drink Merlot, Not Whiskey, While Watching Mad Men

Pop Culture Pairing: Drink Merlot, Not Whiskey, While Watching Mad Men

This Sunday begins the final episode run of AMC’s much-lauded period drama, Mad Men. For seven seasons, the employees of Sterling Cooper (and then Sterling Cooper Draper Pryce, and later SC&P) have dazzled audiences with their earnest and accurate portrayals of the advertising industry in 1960s Manhattan, as well as an exploration of the social […]

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In Honor Of Mad Men’s Final Season: Five Ridiculously Simple Classic Cocktails

In Honor Of Mad Men’s Final Season: Five Ridiculously Simple Classic Cocktails

It’s the end of an era. After the final half of the last season of Mad Men, we’ll have to say goodbye to torrid office affairs, lush apartments (complete with sunken living rooms), and Jon Hamm at his dead sexist. One thing you won’t have to bid farewell, however, is a classic cocktail.

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