Pantsdrunk: Kalsarikanni: The Finnish Path to Relaxation

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5.0 X 7.2 X 0.9 inches | 1.0 pounds

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About the Author

Miska Rantanen is a Finnish journalist and author of nonfiction. He works for the largest Finnish newspaper Helsingin Sanomat and specializes in popular culture, politics and digital media.


If collective cozying is not your speed, there's a new Scandinavian lifestyle trend in town that may be. Rather than focus on the aesthetic presentation of well-being, Pantsdrunk involves drinking at home in your underwear. Actually, that's all it is.--Glamour
After a busy workweek, feel free to ditch your plans -- and your pants -- and stay in. Instead of "Netflix and chill," Netflix and kalsarikannit. --Washington Post
The Päntsdrunk approach to life includes bingeing on Netflix, scrolling mindlessly on your phone, sweet and salty snacks, sofa time, and blocking all work communications. It will lead you to a healthier, more energizing and relaxing life - wherever,
A funny parody of popular "happiness" books, Pantsdrunk introduces readers to a made-up Finnish concept of achieving well-being through drinking in one's underwear while surrounding yourself with personal comforts.--PureWow
This new Scandi lifestyle trend involves drinking wine alone in your underwear and bingeing on Netflix -- and its name is pretty fitting.--Business Insider
Päntsdrunk is basically what happens when you refuse to let FOMO get the best of you.--Elite Daily
The hardest part of living the päntsdrunk lifestyle is actually going through the mental strain of reading the book Päntsdrunk. After that, you should be home free...--Food & Wine
You might have found hygge too smug. You might have been confused by lagom. You probably never bothered clicking on the thing about famntag natur. But give päntsdrunk a go. Scandi living might be for you after all.--Telegraph (UK)
Päntsdrunk is like a more attainable hygge.--Bustle
First there was hygge, a Danish word associated with coziness and contentment. Then there was lagom, a Swedish word meaning "just right." Now we have kalsarikanni, a Finnish word that means drinking at home without pants on. Literally.--The Columbian
If there were ever a book desperately needed during a particular cultural moment, it is Pantsdrunk.--BookPage
Packed with heritage and nuances, and is rooted in a distinctly Finnish way of interacting with the world and one's self--NBC News