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Weirdest Hangover Cures

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Ran out of Blowfish but hungover right now? Why not use common household ingredients (like herrings, cow guts, sheep eyeballs and rabbit poop) to soothe your symptoms? Each of the strategies below has been used at some point by some culture to treat the dreaded morning-after misery, so dig in… if you dare. Menudo What is it: Tripe soup The theory: Something about salt, fat, and protein helping your body process toxins from alcohol. The verdict: Weirdly, some variation of tripe soup pops up in a lot of cultures as a hangover cure. Not sure why it’s better for your...

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The Drinking Habits of Highly Effective People

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Conventional wisdom has long held that drinking makes you cool.  Proof positive: it turns out that some of the most intelligent, talented and all-around badass celebrities of ye oldene tymes were also some of the drunkest. Here’s a list of some of the most impressive humans who ever got schwasty. Ernest Hemingway The archetypal man’s man did nothing halfway, and that goes double for his drinking. Hemingway boozed his way through two world wars, moved to Canada and then Paris to escape Prohibition, and taught his twelve-year-old son to drink like a fish. He had whiskey and absinthe for breakfast...

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