The New Yorker speculates that 2009’s economic climate will inspire a new breed of cocktail. Some of its recipe ideas:
“Long Island Iced 401(k): Put hopes in shaker. Add dreams. Shake until dashed, then drink all the vodka, gin, tequila, and rum left in liquor cabinet.”
“BlackBerry Sling: Discover that your BlackBerry doesn’t work because you haven’t paid the bill. Sling it against the wall, then buy a prepaid phone and make some rum in your toilet.”
Other recipes include Trickle-Down Punch, Nasdaiquiri, and Tequila Slumlord.