There are few excuses to drink like mutually assured destruction. That excuse was firmly seized by Hawaiians in the the heat of the Cold War on a summer night in July of 1962. That fateful night, a hydrogen bomb, code-named “Starfish Prime,” was shot above the Earth’s atmosphere and detonated, causing a nuclear light show of […]
The Super Bowl is finally upon us! You’ve got your team loyalties and your friends and frenemies all picked out and now it’s Game Day. WooHoo! If you’re hosting your Super Bowl party, you’re going to need a hefty amount of supplies. To get you started, we made you a handy Super Bowl Party Checklist to carry […]
In the annals of “this is what you do, this is what you are,” most all of it’s dismissible nonsense. When someone comes up to you and tells you that because you’re a Scorpio you should eat more protein, you can just shake your head and walk away. But there are some truths to personality […]
You’re about to put on some Lycra. Everything is awesome. Except, your beer is incorrect English stereotype warm. What in the living hell do you do? OK, first thought, run some liquid nitrogen over your beer. You can get your hands on it, right? Or send your beer back in time, to when it might […]
The clock strikes 8pm. (Or 9, or 10). And suddenly, like snowflakes multiplying into a flurry, guests start arriving. Somebody brings Seven Layer Dip. Somebody else insists on “tweaking” your carefully constructed playlist. But no matter. It’s happening. It’s all finally happening. You’re throwing a party.
Our Friday went from calm to raucous in under a minute. Why? because the folks at Nipyata sent us (you guessed it) a piñata filled with nips of alcohol. The premise of Nipyata is pretty simple, the company takes a piñata, fills it with booze, and ships it off to you, along with the requisite blindfold and […]
When was the last time you were really wowed at a party? You may have had fun, but after a while, don’t all parties start to seem the same? Chances are you enjoy yourself, but never quite feel spectacular. Well, it’s time to think outside the box…and not just outside the box of wine! Imagine a […]
Serving mixed drinks at a party can be a real treat, but not if that means you’re stuck behind the bar all night shaking and stirring. While it’s nice to feel a bit classy by serving your guests a well-made Manhattan or Martini to start the night, if mixed drinks are the main beverage you […]
These magical weeks between Thanksgiving and Christmas bring about one of the most amazing events the year has to offer: the office holiday party.