Clap your hands if you've finally found your ideal shade! The Pantone Color Institute has created its first new color in three years, inspired by the Minions of Despicable Me fame and a suggestion from Pharrell. Anyone else having The Yellow Wallpaper flashbacks?Read More
Damn you, Don Draper!
Whiskey isn't just for your Dad anymore, and that's a problem. According to Smithsonian the nation's leading distilleries claim that due to a resurgence in the drink's popularity a shortage may be looming AND DEAR GOD IT'S THE WEEKEND, WHAT ARE WE GOING TO SIP BROODINGLY NOW?Read More
For relaxing times... 3D-sculpt an ice Bill Murray!
There's a new ad campaign for Suntory Whiskey by Japanese agency TBWA/Hakuhodo that shows the whiskey served over intricate, precision-drilled 3D ice sculptures. It's beautiful to watch the drill create such a complex shape, and then have that shape drowned in whiskey.Read More
You don't eat the toe, you brute! It's a damned garnish! Do you eat your parsley, too?
You read that headline right -- a man was served a human toe in a shot, and instead of suing everyone in a 10-block radius, he is being fined $500. That's what happens when you botch Dawson City's famous Sourtoe Shot -- a shot of Yukon Jack served with a preserved human toe in it. But your not supposed to drink the toe! Come on, that's just silly.Read More
First the 31-ounce Starbucks coffee, now this: A Panamanian company called Scottish Spirits has dubiously made history by becoming the first company to sell straight whiskey in a can. (Jack Daniels sells a blended whiskey-and-cola drink in a can, which by comparison looks prim and proper.)
Why put twelve ounces, or eight shots, in one can? According to the people behind whiskey-in-a-can, it's not for enabling vagrants or fueling debauched frat parties, but for saving the environment, of course:
‘The can is the perfect size to be shared between three people who can mix it with other things like cola. ‘It’s lightweight and portable and entirely recyclable, which is good news. It will be one of the hot picks for any outdoor activities.’
The Scotch Whisky Association is not too happy about this, primarily because it thinks that people might confuse the drink with authentic Scotch on account of the company's name. Regular whiskey in a can, however, is apparently a-OK.
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