Things to do for December 21, 2016

Like Grandma’s Christmas Cookies, but with (Presumably) More Weed Baked In

It’s a Holiday Weekend, After All

By Ilana Dadras


Mozart Had Quite the Year

If you didn’t yet hear, Mozart released a 200-CD box this year—and because Billboard counts each individual CD, and also because apparently Mozart has a strong CD-listening fan base, he ended up outselling Kanye, Drake, Bey and Adele. By the looks of his 2016, it’s really been getting to his head.


Here’s Your Weed-Filled Christmas Cookies. Grandma’s Recipe.

In light of the new cannabis cooking show Bong Appétit, we chatted with its pot-baking star about the world of weed cuisine, how she gets the dosage just right and where to start if you’re trying to get into pot cooking at home. Three words: Grandma’s Christmas cookies.


So, Are You Still Supposed to Unbutton Your Suit Jacket When You Sit Down?

In focus today: the generally accepted rule of unbuttoning your suit jacket when seated. Lately, we’ve been seeing more and more men breaking it—notably, Colin Jost and Michael Che on Weekend Update and Tom Ford during his latest press rounds. What’s the deal?


This Snow Globe Is Particularly Merry. It’s Filled with Gin.

Also, vanilla syrup, Douglas fir liqueur, Cointreau and root beer seltzer. Intrigued?

Ilana Dadras cannot discern between situations in which sarcasm is and is not appropriate. Her favorite things include mezcal cocktails, Big Sur and writing about herself in the third person.

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