Gasoline is being rationed in parts of New Jersey and New York as the area copes with the destruction caused by Superstorm Sandy and this week's Nor'easter. Japan had to resort to similar measures in the aftermath of last year's earthquake and tsunami.
A few weeks ago we asked you for original recipes for cocktails inspired by works of literature.
The judge of our contest is Rosie Schaap a poet, a bartender, and the "Drink" columnist for the New York Times Magazine.
The Brooklyn-based comedian Eugene Mirman is the stand-up king of hipsterville. But don't cross this guy: when Mirman got fed up with his cable company, he took out full-page ads in several local newspapers to give them a piece of his mind.
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