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Drink Mixes: Irish Car Bomb

If the jager bomb isn’t quite for you, try its Irish cousin: the Irish car bomb.   Grab: ¾ pint Guinness ½ shot Irish cream liqueur ½ shot Irish whiskey Follow these steps: Pour shot of irish cream liqueur and irish whiskey into a shot glass (half and half of each) Cheers with friends Drop shot […]

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History of Alcohol Proofs

You know what alcohol by volume (ABV) is. But, there’s also this figure, called “alcohol proof”, which is basically double the ABV. Where does the concept of “proof” come from? Why do we need this second number? Okay, dorks. The following question-and-answer goes through some basic you-should-knows. (1)  Where is the concept of alcohol proof from? The practice […]

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New Music Monday: Kevin Zelaya

  Kevin Zelaya is an up-and-coming DJ from New Jersey. At the age of twenty, Kevin already has three years of DJ experience under his belt. Mr. Zelaya calls to stages home in Central Jersey: “Fire and Ice” and “The Lucky Dublin”. Kevin also happily spins for events held at Rutgers University-New Brunswick. This Set House of Rave […]

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New Music Monday: DJ DirtyFrenchman

Coming to you live from Newcastle, England, we have an exclusive Turn Up mix courtesy of DJ DirtyFrenchman (alias Mohammed Shaat).  What DJ DirtyFrenchman lacks in years (currently, seventeen!) he more than makes up for by raw talent. Originally from Aix En Provence, France DJ DirtyFrenchman has played at events located in Sweden, Dubai and France. This young talent has two […]

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Drinking Games: Pass the Doody

This drinking game is simple, quick and easy to learn.  The Rule: Players must avoid ending up with the lowest card, or “doody”. Ace is the lowest “number”. What You Need: A deck of cards. A table with your friends gathered around. Beer. How to Play: Have everyone at the table grab a can of […]

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Random Festival: Outside Lands (San Francisco, CA)

2008 introduced a few changes: Barack Obama as the first African-American U.S. president, legalized same-sex marriages in New Hampshire, and the near-closing of Sallie Mae and Freddy Mac. Oh right, we forgot something: The start of Outside Lands Music Festival!  Occurring in the heart of San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park, Outside Lands has run every year since 2008. […]

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Random Festival: Full Moon (Thailand)

Most foreign festivals are yearly, leaving us counting down the days until the next one. In contrast, Thailand’s Full Moon Festival reduces your wait between turn up sessions to just one month!    Full Moon Festival is just that–celebrating the return of the full moon as a reason to get hyped. This festival pretty much guarantees the average moon-worshipers a special night […]

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Tell Everyone! Some Other Great Stuff From Turn Up New Music Monday: DJ Heath Allan New Music Monday: Kevin Zelaya

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