12 Hangover Cures From Famous Heavy Drinkers

By Alison Nastasi
What did Ernest Hemingway, Judy Garland, and W.C. Fields do to feel better after a night of overindulgence?
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Playboy recently shared its colorful history of correspondence with gonzo legend Hunter S. Thompson. Amongst the letters and other notes in the collection was a wild cure for a hangover that suits the over the top writer's uninhibited style. The note reads:

P.S. -- inre: Oui's request for "my hangover cure" -- it's 12 amyl nitrites (one box), in conjunction with as many beers as necessary.
OK H

While the idea of poppers and beer soothing your sorry head might not be the right cure for you, fear not—we've uncovered 12 other hangover remedies from famous booze hounds. Click through to find out what Hemingway, Faulkner, and other big drinkers suggested after an evening of overindulgence.

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http://www.theatlantic.com/national/archive/2011/12/12-hangover-cures-from-famous-heavy-drinkers/250478/