You may have heard about a big East Coast blizzard hitting soon. Big storms are like the crimes on Law Order: Special Victims Unit, in that they happen everywhere, but always get more coverage when they happen to New Yorkers.
Wherever you are, though, riding out a climactic weather event can go one of two ways: Either you fill yourself with Storm Chili and Miller High Life, or you end up having to be shuttled to a FEMA trailer by the fire department. Obviously, one of these paths is better than the other, and the difference is preparation.
Your preparedness amounts to three things: food, drinks, and entertainment. For our purposes, we’re assuming you’re getting together with your friends and/or roommates to ride out the catastrophe in relative comfort. If you’re alone, pare down the food