Tag: Life

Yes, It’s Possible To Do An Aspen Ski Trip On A Budget This Winter — Here’s How

The cold winter air filled my nostrils, almost seeming to singe them, as I sat 12,000 feet above sea-level taking in the view. It had been snowing for 24 hours and the clouds were finally starting to break to reveal a brilliant blue sky. I was sitting ankle-deep in fresh Colorado powder, looking down at […]

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Kam And Tiffany Chancellor Discuss Shoes, Fashion, And Life After Football

Not long ago, Kam Chancellor was one of the NFL’s most feared safeties, patrolling the middle of the field for the Seattle Seahawks as a charter member of the Legion of Boom. Chancellor suffered a neck injury in 2017 that ultimately forced him to retire and embark on life after football earlier than expected. Football […]

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The Best Beers To Bring To A Tailgate This Fall, According To Bartenders

Summer 2019 was a lot of fun. But it’s well over now. Time to get into fall mode. That means light jacket weather, darker beers, heartier meals, and tailgating before college and NFL football games. From Atlanta to Austin, football fans (and fans of eating grilled foods and drinking beer) will descend on parking lots […]

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Bartenders Tell Us Their Favorite Whiskeys Made Outside Of The US

If you didn’t realize it already, whiskey is a global spirit. Sure, plenty of go-to brands are all crowded into the same corner of Kentucky, but high-quality whiskeys are also made in Japan, Canada, Ireland, Scotland, France, and even Taiwan (as well as dozens of other countries around the globe). While there are plenty of […]

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The Best Halloween Parties In The Country For 2019

There are only a few “party holidays,” and we love every damn one of them. If it’s a culturally-sanctioned turn-up, we’re all for it. But our affection levels for St. Patrick’s Day and New Year’s Day have nothing on the unfettered adoration we have for Halloween. When it comes down to brass tacks, wearing green […]

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Jump Into A Psychedelic Playground With These Photos From Dirtybird Campout

A game of Twister, tug-of-war, camping troops, playing dress-up — these activities don’t have to be left behind in childhood. At Dirtybird Campout you can embrace the joy of being a care-free kid (while being kid-free) and combine that with music, yoga, art, drinking, and of course, unhinged hedonistic partying. Seems fun, huh? A bunch […]

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We Asked Bartenders To Name Their Favorite Cocktail Bars

It’s no secret that bartenders spend a lot of time in their places of work. They’re there for the hours when they’re actually on shift — prepping ingredients, mixing drinks, and cleaning up. They also spend time hanging around after shifts, chatting with coworkers and getting ready for the next day. It’s full-on, the bar […]

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Paso Robles Is A Wine Region With A Fascinating Climate And A Punk Rock Edge

Ask winemaker Eric Jensen what he thinks of his vintner forbearers and you will, almost certainly, receive a tirade laden with profanity and glowing with ember-hot contempt. “The new consumer doesn’t give a shit about some rich fucker in an ascot standing in front of his art collection,” Jensen says to me, his mud-stained cowboy […]

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The Best Surfers In The World Are Here To Give You Travel Advice

A few weeks back, the world’s greatest surfers hit the artificial waves at Kelly Slater’s Surf Ranch in Lemoore, California to compete in the Freshwater Pro, a stop on the World Surf League’s World Championship Tour. With surfing making its Olympic debut in 2020 at the Olympic Games in Tokyo, the tour is pulling double […]

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We Talked Weed With Kevin Smith Then Smoke-Tested His Three New Strains

Legendary indie filmmaker Kevin Smith has officially thrown his backward baseball cap and oversized trenchcoat into the weed game, teaming up with California-based cannabis processor Caviar Gold for three luxurious high-THC high-CBD strains in a promotion for Smith’s newest film, Jay and Silent Bob Reboot. The strains, Snoochie Boochies, Berzerker, and Snoogans — a hybrid, […]

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Visiting A Vodka Distillery Might Just Change Your Mind About The ‘Neutral Spirit’

“That’s Krister Asplund,” Absolut Elyx brand ambassador Teresa Cesario whispered to me. “He’s made more vodka than anyone else on earth.” Asplund has been making vodka for Absolut for over 30 years. I was hanging out with him to learn about his latest creation: A single grain vodka made from a single farm in full […]

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Groove Island’s Best Looks Give Us Some Island Party Inspiration For Dress-Up Season

Catalina Island has been shedding its reputation as a hangout for retirees and a plush southern California field trip destination for elementary school kids thanks to it’s growing prominence as a prime destination for mini adventuring and islandy partying. The island is now home to outdoor jungle gyms of ziplines and obstacle courses, a wildlife […]

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Three Food Writers Try To Impress Eggslut’s Alvin Cailan With Breakfast Sandwiches

If ever there was a cooking battle that needs no introduction, it’s this one. Breakfast sandwiches are such a delicious no-brainer that it’s a marvel we haven’t featured them already. Egg. Cheese. Some sort of pork. This should be easy, right? Right? Turns out, not so much. For as straightforward as this meal sounds, it’s […]

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Glenlivet’s New Edible ‘Capsule Collection’ Is Eliciting Confusion And Comparisons To Tide Pods

The Glenlivet is one of the best-selling scotch distilleries in the world, but apparently crafting popular single malts wasn’t enough for them. As per Newsweek, the company’s top brass went and thought outside the box by launching a “capsule collection,” a line of edible booze that encases 23ml of their beloved whisky inside a seaweed […]

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