Edith Zimmerman: John Ore, Drynuary leader and expert, let's talk about Drynuary. Which, for the unfamiliar, is not-drinking for the month of January. Although everything besides booze is fair game, right?
John Ore: Correct. Drynuary centers on booze-fasting, so other vices are certainly fair game during the month. Although I've heard of folks using Drynuary to abstain from other things, like smoking the reefer. But I feel like you need to tailor the nomenclature if you're going to do that. "Drynuary" has a connotation that's very specific to booze.
Participating in Drynuary last year helped me make my brilliant decision to become a smoker. So if you're easily tempted [...]
You've seen the surfeit of reports that tell you red wine is THE BEST EVER for you, right?
Red wine strengthens your bones, gives you glowing skin, and helps stave off early aging of your brain cells.
But what about white wine?
White wine will take up space in your refrigerator, just chilling out. It will also make you use up your monthly text allowance on your cell phone ("When can I c u xoxoxoxo?").
White wine pairs great with chicken and light fish, because it hates ruminants. White wine was once quoted as saying, "Cows are ruining the planet with methane, and bison are the juicebox versions of cows; [...]
Healthy-living website Hella Wella made a Periodic Table of Cocktails that it'll distribute tomorrow via newsletter, but it's viewable early here.
The little numbers in the corner match up with the drinks' calories and sugar content and all that, and the icon is the glass they're supposed to be served in. The PToC also has a picture of a vintage cash register in the middle that looks like it might do something interactive, but I can tell you with great certainty that it is just a picture, and the little buttons are also just pictures.
In sadder alcohol-related news, bag-in-a-box wines are not always as perfect as they [...]