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The Hangover Cures of 1972

Our go-to hangover cure typically involves a buttered bagel and a Bloody Mary, but apparently it can get quite a bit more intricate than that.

We recently ran across this hangover guide from TWA’s in-flight magazine circa 1972 (thanks to Microkhan for the tip). The recommendations are from the age of piña coladas and in-home bars, so there’s quite a bit of grenadine and obscure fruit juice involved. The best part: the reassuring presence of fernet, our favorite overlooked hair of the dog. But naturally, you’ll want to see it for yourself...

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Rebecca Hall is Half Undone


Ms. Hall: Never underestimate the power of the sundress. [The Moment]

Cave People: Seattle’s Blackbird celebrates the life of Dugout Dick, one of the Northwest’s most prolific cave-dwelling hobos. His beard, in particular, was the stuff of legend. [Blackbird]

The Morning After: A troubling survey of your hangover-fighting options. Apparently tea is not the cure-all we thought it was. [Lifehacker]

They Call it Boobquake: Step 1: an Iranian cleric blames earthquakes on bared cleavage. Step 2: a media-savvy feminist organizes a cleavage rally in D.C., dubbed “Boobquake,” to call his bluff. Step 3: a massive earthquake rocks Thailand on the day of the rally. It was totally worth it. [Gawker]

Booze, Beyonce & The Art Economy


Just Because Jay-Z Does It: Do you think Beyonce will look back and be sated by an engagement tattoo? Why Bristol Palin, Tommy Lee and Jigga are bleeding ink all over tradition [NY Times]

For What Ails You: Queer Eye expatriate Ted Allen finally cracks a compelling case in his gastro show Food Detectives. Instead of identifying ambiguous mushrooms, his culinary genius finally serves your hangover, not your taste buds. [Men.Style]

Winning Season: GQ takes a crack at updating Brett Favre for autumn style in New York and, hopefully, dancing in the end zone. [GQ]

What Recession?: Controversial commodity Damien Hirst sells $127 million worth of art. Including that Indiana Jones-looking skull. [Yahoo]