Drunk shopping is how you end up with three bags of chips and a cheeseburger in your purse in the morning, or how you find yourself binging on the As Seen on TV rack at the Walgreens (I dont’ want the Pasta Boat. I NEED IT). Apparently, according to The Times today, drunk shopping could be getting more dangerous for your wallet. In its latest is-this-actually-a-trend? piece, reporter Stephanie Clifford says online retailers may be targeting your tipsy sensibilities to entice you to buy buy buy in between all that online crush stalking you do post-drinking. “Post-bar, inhibitions can be impacted, and that can cause shopping, and hopefully healthy impulse buying,” says Andy Page, the president of Gilt Groupe, which is starting more late-night sales to catch this proverbial fish in the whiskey barrel. Not that we didn’t know those flash sales were hazardous anyway.
Yes, having a bodega cat is not technically “legal,” but it’s not “legal” in the way that drinking wine in the park or bringing your dog into a bar isn’t legal, which is to say it’s an accepted form of New York life that no one minds so long as you don’t make a big […]
If this election is severely stressing you out, the solution isn’t to avoid the ballot box. It’s just to de-stress the way you always do: with beer, or a massage, or in this case, acupuncture. This Sunday, Oct. 30, there’s a donation-based acupuncture clinic “for politically induced anxiety, rage, insomnia, fear and trauma.” It’s being held […]
Ever wonder what it would be like if CBS comedy Two and a Half Men were set in Brooklyn? Dad Day, debuting this week on BRIC TV, will give you an idea as it follows an anxiety-ridden family man named James, his 5-year-old son Henry, and self-assured bachelor Craig as they navigate an ever-changing Brooklyn and the […]