Drunk II: Electic Drunkaloo
July 9, 2014 6:32 PM Subscribe
As a birthday present, I am taking my husband to the Summertime Brews Festival
. We're avoiding the hoi polloi (and giving me ample opportunity to talk to brewers about my desire for more sour beers) with VIP tickets that allow early access to the venue.
That means that we'll be coming home endrunkened (via taxi) at about 4:30 or 5:00 PM. What awesome things can we eat and watch that will be fun and/or hangover-mitigating?
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We're both pretty enthusiastic beer drinkers and homebrewers, and I think we'll have a lot of fun talking to brewers and other beer enthusiasts. The "samples" at this event are notoriously generous, and I assume we'll have a pretty strong buzz on by the time we leave.
On the rare occasions when we're just flat out drunk, the next activity is usually to chug water, pop some ibuprophen, and fall into bed. Given that this is happening so early in the day, I'd like a plan for something else fun to do.
We have a well-equipped media room with comfy reclining chairs for watching stuff, and I can lay in whatever foodstuffs would be enjoyable.
We have Netflix, Amazon Prime, and Hulu Plus. Streaming things are vastly, vastly preferred. Either TV shows or movies could be good.
We're nerds who like nerdy things and funny things. A sample of the things we have both liked include (in the order in which they randomly appear in my brain):
The IT Crowd
Take Me Home Tonight
Safety Not Guaranteed
all the Star Treks (yes even that one)
No horror. Action movies without super-graphic violence are good (Syriana was too much; Serenity was fine).
Straight up junk food is less preferred, as my husband doesn't eat or enjoy stuff like Twinkies or Cheetos (because he is crazy). More classy or whole-foods based (but prep-ahead or easy to put together) appetizers and snacks would be ideal. I'm also interested in yummy non-alcoholic and potentially hangover-reducing things to drink. No dietary restrictions.
What would be optimal for chilling out and watching and noming after this experience?