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Armie Hammer Has Checked Into an In-Patient Treatment Facility

The actor has reportedly checked into an in-patient facility for drug, alcohol, and sex issues.

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Armie Hammer has checked into an in-patient facility for drug, alcohol, and sex issues, according to multiple reports.

The actor, known for his roles in films such as Call Me By Your Name, was spotted leaving the Caymans on May 29; sources confirmed that Hammer was headed to a Florida facility.

"Everyone looks at Armie thinking that he's had some sort of privileged life — and that must mean there were no problems in his youth and everything was peachy keen," Hammer's close friend told Vanity Fair. "But that's not necessarily the way things go. Just because you come from an upbringing where financial resources are plentiful doesn't mean life isn't without problems."

Back in March, Hammer was accused of rape by a 24-year-old woman. At the beginning of the year, disturbing screenshots of messages allegedly sent by Hammer began circulating around the Internet. Hammer denied all accusations.

Summer is a-comin'. You know what that means? Family BBQs, beach days, and more fun outdoor activities, but most importantly sipping on our favorite ice-cold beverage in the sun.

Finally, there's light at the end of the tunnel now and the good weather is on the way, so our editors have been on the hunt for some fun new drinks we want to try this summer.

That's how we came across a fruit-infused blanco tequila company called 21Seeds.

21Seeds is generating buzz from celebrities such as Jessica Alba and Naomi Watts, and it was even as part of Oprah's "It List"! It came about when one of its founders, Kat, was told by her doctor that she had to cut her daily glass of wine from her diet as it's harder to digest fermented products as we get older, so with the help of her sister Nicole and BFF Sakira they made an alternative.

Here are 5 reasons 21Seeds is our summer drink of choice:

1. 3 Refreshing and Fruity Flavors

21Seeds offers 3 delicious infusions; Valencia Orange, Grapefruit Hibiscus, and Cucumber Jalapeno. These flavors are so delicious they can be enjoyed on their own, or combined with a mixer or garnish. If you've never been much of a tequila drinker, 21Seeds will change that.

2. Low In Calories, Natural Ingredients, Gluten & GMO-Free

Summertime always means we'll have whatever low-calorie options we can get. 21Seeds is naturally flavored with real fruit, plus it requires no calorific add-ons to make it taste good. 21Seeds is definitely one of the best alcoholic drinks for ladies, and the best alcohol for diets like keto!

Not to mention it's all-natural, gluten-free, and non-GMO. Our bodies have a hard time digesting products that have been fermented as we get older, so this is a great alternative to wine.

3. Fun Summer Cocktails

The best thing about 21Seeds is its versatility. It can be sipped by itself, or used in a recipe for a delicious cocktail. They have tons of the best tequila cocktails recipes on their site; the Cucumber Jalapeño Tequila goes perfectly in a Jalisco Mule, the Grapefruit Hibiscus Tequila tastes amazing in an Orange Señorita, and the Valencia Orange Tequila is life-changing in a Negroni. This is definitely the best tequila for margaritas, they have the best margarita recipe we've ever tried!

For us, summer is all about simplicity, so we'll be having ours with some ice, a touch of seltzer and a squeeze of lime. Perfection!

4. Crowd Pleaser

If you're having a family BBQ you can feel confident that 21Seeds will be a crowd-pleaser. The flavor packs just enough punch without being overbearing. Anyone can make 21Seeds their own by adding their favorite mixers and ingredients. This is what makes it a safe choice if you're unsure what drink to get for people. It would even make a great gift for a tequila lover!

5. Perfect For Sipping In The Sun

The flavors could not be more perfect for summer weather. Add it to a glass of ice for a refreshing, subtly flavored drink with the right amount of sweetness. It's a perfect option for a hot summer day.

Their fruity flavors and natural ingredients have completely redefined the way we think about tequila. We always associated tequila with sugary cocktails or the occasional shot. But 21Seeds is a drink that can be sipped on, and it's the best low calorie alcoholic drink we've tried.

Make the best cocktails ever with 21Seeds, it's officially our #1 recommendation for drinks to try this summer. Check out 21Seeds today, you won't regret it!

"Closing time, one last call for alcohol

So, finish your whiskey or beer

Closing time, you don't have to go home

But you can't stay here"

Oh, man…I never realized how real those lyrics would feel. I love a good alt-rock anthem, but back in the day whenever 'Closing Time' would pop on to the radio, I couldn't help but think, "how many bars even have a closing time?" When one bar closed, there was always another one open just around the corner. Granted, I live in New York City, so maybe that's why I never really understood the problem before.

At least that was my mindset before COVID hit. Now that we’re in the thick of winter, going out with my small pod of friends is seemingly impossible.

But it turns out that there’s a new way to make the most out of your night, and it's called Drizly!

Drizly is the easiest way to have alcohol delivered to you on-demand when you want it most. Say you're cooking dinner and you forgot you need a bottle of white wine for that pasta dish, but your guests are going to be there in two hours and you don’t have time to go to the liquor store, no worries. Simply whip out the Drizzly app and keep the night going.

And even if you have the time to go to the liquor store, it’s not like you want to. Nobody wants to leave their cozy home to trek across a snowy and frigid tundra just to get a bottle of pinot grigio. Even driving can be a bit of a chore, especially when you’re running low on gas. Drizly is just such a time saver.

Closing time does exist and Drizly is the easiest way around it. Simply enter your address to see what's available in your area, browse thousands of local and well-known products, select your favorites, and BOOM, your drinks will arrive in under 60 minutes.

You can schedule your Drizly orders for when you get home or when you plan on emptying what bottles you do have. They even have a bunch of yummy extras like limes, lemons, ice, mixers, and everything in-between. You can also take comfort in knowing that you’re supporting local businesses.

Only a few months ago, Drizly was a time-saver, but now it's a life-saver.

Update: The folks at Drizly are extending a special offer to our readers! Pick your poison and get $5 off your order at checkout here!

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The Official 2020 Apocalypse Gift Guide

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The holidays can be a stressful time.

What with the travel, the family drama, the global pandemic, and the militia groups threatening to upend our democracy, it might start to seem like the world is about to fall apart around you. Also, the world might really be about to fall apart around you. Suddenly the "preppers" who spend all their time getting ready for some imagined doomsday don't seem so crazy.

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What's the Right Scotch for You?

Are you a Ron Burgundy or Ron Swanson kind of scotch drinker?


Every day is a good day to enjoy scotch.

But July 27, National Scotch Day, is the best day to celebrate scotch and the weird, surly misanthropes who love it. As the five time Emmy Award-winning anchor of Channel 4 News, Ron Burgundy, says, "I love scotch. Scotchy scotch scotch. Here it goes down, down into my belly."

Why drink scotch? Because "clear alcohols are for rich women on diets," as wisely said by Ron Swanson of Parks and Recreation. If you're not a fan of scotch, then you just haven't found the right drink–either that, or you're just very uncool. So how do you know which scotch is right for you?

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In terms of general flavor, scotches can be identified by region: Islay, Highland, Speyside, Campbeltown, and Lowland. Lowland scotches tend to be less intense and might be a good place to start if you're just beginning your journey to becoming a Cool Scotch Drinker. On the other hand, Islay scotches can be too overwhelming in scent and flavor for some. These are some choice selections to taste the full flavor spectrum scotch has to offer:

Highland Park - The best spirit in the world?

Highland Park

Highland Park

Highland Park was once named the "Best Spirit in the World." But you might particularly enjoy scotch from a region in Highland region (of which there are many) if you enjoy spicier (northern Highland) or sweeter notes (southern Highland) in your scotch. Some specific flavors notes include oak, heather, dried fruit, fruitcake, or smoke.

​Glenkinchie - Floral and fruity



As a Lowland scotch, Glenkinchie has more subtle flavors. Sometimes described as green apple, lemon, honey, and oaky cereal flavors with a hint of spice, Glenkinchie's mellow taste makes for a good beginner's scotch.

Glenlivet - Fruity and nutty 



Most Speyside scotches have a malty sweet flavor. One of many well-known Speyside scotches, Glenlivet has a smooth, fruity, and nutty flavor profile. Some say it even has a buttery taste; but most important is what Ron Burgundy says at dinner: "Yes, I am going to have three fingers of Glenlivet with a little bit of pepper and some cheese."

Glen Scotia - Dry and fruity

Glen Scotia

Glen Scotia

Campbeltown used to call itself the "whisky capital of the world," but the number of distilleries there has dramatically decreased in recent years. While Campbeltown has a less distinct style than other regions, its coastal location adds a bit of signature dryness and general pungency to its malts. Master of Malt describes Glen Scotia, in particular, as having "vibrant fruit... (peach flesh and green apple peels), followed by chewy vanilla fudge, a hint of salinity, then an array of oak-y spices including some char."

Laphroaig - Tastes like a "burning hospital"

Laphroaig scotch


Laphroaig (pronounced "la-froyg) has been compared to Sharpie markers, butterscotch, burning tires, and cloves. "A symphony of smoke," reads one of Laphroaig's ads. "Tastes like a burning hospital. Earth never tasted so good." Like most Islay scotches, it's known for its smoky, peaty fragrance and flavor. This is my personal favorite because every sip is like a mouthful of campfire smoke.

Lagavulin - "Nectar of the gods," according to Ron Swanson



Another well-known Islay scotch is Lagavulin, AKA Parks & Recreation's Ron Swanson's drink of choice, because Very Cool people can handle the intense flavor of Islay scotch. Before leaning back with this smoky single malt with a light finish, remember Ron Swanson's pre-scotch advice: "Prepare to experience true freedom and bliss."

So remember, "There is no wrong way to consume alcohol." That's boldly incorrect advice from Ron Swanson, because when scotch drinkers are wrong, at least they're confident about it. And as for the morning after a night spent drinking alone in your manly mahogany chair, here's another piece of Swanson wisdom: "Never been hungover. After I've had too much whiskey, I cook myself a large flank steak, pan-fried in salted butter. I eat that, put on a pair of wet socks and go to sleep."

As more people lock into necessary self-isolation, people are developing new identities outside of the realms of their ordinary realities. Different groups of quarantined folks are emerging as we settle into this new normal. Which one are you?

1. The vampire

Your daily sleep schedule is around 5 AM to 2 PM. You're no longer a person; you're a creature of the night. You haven't put on jeans or seen the morning sun in weeks. 2 AM is when you come alive, and the sunrise is your best friend.

2. The organizer

You have eight mutual aid docs and seven community slacks open on your computer at all times. You just got back from dropping groceries at your neighbor's door and are vigorously washing your hands in preparation for a group Zoom call about the upcoming rent strike.

3. The self-care wizard

You know that quarantine is a time for self-improvement and you're set out to manifest it. When you're not making Instagram graphics about your morning routine or meditating, you're teaching $40 Zoom seminars about manifesting your best life and burning sage to cleanse out the pathogens.

4. The livestreamer

You're a musician, artist, or jokester who can't deal with letting your art go unseen by the world for more than a few minutes. Your livestream has quietly become your life, filling the void that the stage lights used to. Who are you outside of the glow of others' attention? You don't want to know.

5. The screen-timer

When you're not playing Animal Crossing, you're watching and tweeting about Netflix's Tiger King. Your screen time has tripled since you started quarantine, and now you feel that you're more real online than in the real world. You just started a TikTok channel for kicks and spend hours each evening taking screencaps from sh*tposting groups about how horny you are and posting them on your Instagram story, but really you're just happy to have unlimited, 24/7, judgment-free access to your video games. When the data wars come, you'll be the hottest commodity, because your entire identity has been spread around the Internet; but for now, you're in glassy-eyed heaven.

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6. The doomsayer

You obsessively read The New York Times and relay ominous facts to unsuspecting family members and coworkers on group Zoom calls. You have read every single coronavirus story ever published and only want everyone to understand the pure hopelessness that you feel. When you're not reading the Times, you're reading the Post, and when you're not reading that you're reading Trump's Twitter feed. You're a masochist through and through, but… at least you're informed?

7. The hermit

You're not happy about the virus, but you're more than fine with the opportunity to stay inside. At the time of the apocalypse, you won't notice because you'll be indoors, in the dark. Away from people. Like you always wanted. Eventually, someone will find you in your moss-covered cabin and will try to ask you about the secrets of the universe; but, until then, you can relish the sweet sound of silence.

8. The prophet

You know that now is the time that the world has been waiting for, and you are ready to self-actualize and emerge as the leader of the post-virus realm. When you're not reading your own books over livestream, you're preparing your cult manifesto and waiting for the right moment to share the revelations you've always known with the wider world. You've taken to growing out your beard and wearing long flowing robes.

9. The chef

You are pouring your life into cooking. Chopping onions is your therapy and mangoes contain the truth of the universe.

10. The alcoholic

You're just like the chef, except alcohol (or perhaps coffee) has become the meaning of life. Day drinking? A go. Night-drinking? Also a go. Liquor stores are essential businesses, right?

11. The hoarder

You were the one who stole all the toilet paper from your local grocery store in the early days of panic, but you didn't stop there. You waited until the store restocked, then you sprang. You're on your way to your bunker right now, your truck filled up with only toilet paper.

12. The person who actually has sh*t to deal with

Maybe you're a healthcare worker or a grocery store clerk. Maybe you're sick or have to take care of kids. Maybe you can't pay your rent because the government in the richest country in the world won't pay for it, even though you've been calling to ask for a rent freeze for weeks. Either way, we are sorry, you deserve better, and you are the true heroes of this scenario—which is not going to become an apocalypse, but which has asked so much of you.