Celebrating during a pandemic is already a strange enough feeling, but when you're talking to all your friends through little squares, pouring yourself wine and then wondering if the connection is frozen or if you're just too tipsy, things definitely can get strange. At the beginning of the quarantine, it seemed like everyone was finding an excuse to have group video calls, but now that we're two months in the vibe has shifted.
How many times do you have to remind your co-workers that they're not actually muted? Is it possible to still make embarrassing drunken decisions on a Zoom birthday party? Is it still fun to flirt with the bartender when the bartender is just you? That's Zoom drinking, baby! It's a journey in screen-headaches and no pants.