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Things To Do When You're Drunk

Things To Do When You're Drunk

Tell Your Facebook Friends Exactly How Wasted You Are With This Handy New Breathalyzer App

Cool story, bro, but some of us are working right now. (Screengrab: BACtrack.com)

If you drink so much that you need to quantify your blood alcohol content on a regular basis, you might want to take a step back and evaluate your choices.

Or, you could just buy this Breathalyzer that not only measures your BAC, but posts it to Facebook and Twitter. It even comes with removable mouthpieces for all your boozehound friends to collect ‘n’ trade. Read More

Things To Do When You're Drunk

Secret Revenue Stream for E-Tailers like Gilt Groupe? Drunken Ladyshoppers, Of Course!

The average young American human prepares to send a drunk text. (via wzlx.radio.com)

Alcohol and consumerism is a marriage as old as Tupperware parties and wine spritzers (or whatever ungodly mix of Tab and spirits passed for a cocktail in the 1950’s).

But as The New York Times‘ Stephanie Clifford reports, the boom in online shopping “has opened alcohol-induced purchases to the masses.” Indeed, ChannelAdvisor, which powers e-commerce for hundreds of sites, says order volumes peak about 8 p.m. (just after after-work imbibing). This year, the company reports that the number of orders placed from 9 to midnight has increased. (In our collective defense, it was a pretty grotesque year.)

Although retailers “can never be sure” whether you clicked “buy” on that bejeweled Hello, Kitty iPhone case because you thought it was a good idea or because that Cranberry vodka told you to, they are nonetheless putting promotions in place to take advantage of your vulnerable state. Read More