DRUNK IN TECH

WunWun Will Deliver an Ice Luge to Your Hamptons Cottage This Weekend, You Heathen

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There are so many apps to spice up the Modern Gatsby’s Fourth of July plans. A privately chartered helicopter to the Hamptons? Check. A car service for all of the plebeians who are taking the LIE? Check. An ice sculpture that gets everyone plastered once they arrive? Oh yes, there’s an app for that, too.

WunWun, a Postmates-like delivery app for “your every need,” will be delivering ice luges to the Hamptons for the holiday weekend, so you can celebrate our great nation’s independence with alcohol poisoning. Read More

Vacation All I Ever Wanted

Hamptons Douche Spotter To Expand Following Banner July Fourth Weekend

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A Facebook group known as Douche spotter blew up over the weekend, and its founder is taking his show on the road to Twitter, YouTube and a Douche Spotter website.

The 12,000-member group, which now has a corresponding fan page, functions as an online town square where Hamptons residents can put arrogant visitors on blast. Over the weekend, the page featured a photo of a woman feeding her purse-dog while it sat in a high chair; two men taking up four seats and allegedly gossiping about fellow bankers’ salaries on a standing-room-only train; and tons of terrible park jobs. Read More

Wedding Season

Rachel Sterne and Jakob Lodwick Got Married This Weekend (But Not to Each Other)

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Love must be in the sticky, humid, sweltering air this season. After three Facebook mafia nuptials in a succession, New York techies are taking their turn at the altar.

The New York Times covered Rachel Sterne‘s East Hamptons wedding to LiveStream founder and CEO Maxime Haot twice in the past two months, once in a trend story about live-streaming your special day. (Yes, they live-streamed it. No, you couldn’t watch without a password.)

However, Vimeo cofounder Jakob Lodwick, perhaps burned by the public’s response to previous displays of affection, avoided the paper of record’s carefully combed-over Wedding section. Read More