When you’re a bartender in Southie on the day of the St. Patrick’s Day parade, it’s a bizarre love-hate experience that’s not dissimilar to everyone’s feelings toward their parents. It’s kind of awesome, but it’s also damaging to your heart. More
Social recluses and codependents of all stripes, rejoice! The Japanese, who famously invented the hugging pillow and the cuddle cafe, have innovated yet another product that will allow people with a crippling fear of humanity and public spaces to approximate normal life. More
BACtrack, a portable breathalyzer company that uses smartphone integration to keep its customers safe, has released data from its almost 300,000 breathalyzer tests nationwide in 2014. Some results aren’t surprising: the drunkest days of the year are St. Patrick’s Day and New Years Eve. Much more surprising? The highest average BAC in all of America during the month of December is from Waltham, Massachusetts. More
Truro Vineyards owner Dave Roberts stopped by to talk bootlegging and their new award winning spiced rum. Hmm, maybe we should’ve titled this post “Twenty Boat Rum sneaks a few bottles into the studio.” More
In my day, we had to catch the last T at 9 p.m., or we walked home. When I was coming up, gentlemen asked if a lady wanted some post-coital water or pudding. When I was wee, we only got hot dogs on game day, and we had to read the news ourselves if we wanted to seem smart at the bar. We didn’t have these new fangled Internets to do it for us. Kids today.