Oh the climate outside is frightful: top tips to enjoy the winter storm indoors

Americans across the eastern states are facing a blizzard-blasted weekend. Heres our guide to staying safe, warm and entertained with music, Tv, food and drink

The big winter storm due to hit the US eastern coast this weekend will bring freezing gales and several feet of snow but it will also give you a chance to avoid the roads, snuggle up at home, and Netflix and chill, in the most literal sense.

Heres our snowstorm survival guide to get you through the weekend the best and most ridiculous snow-themed( and occasionally tropical island-themed) entertainment available.


What better way to embrace the cold than with a sofa room dance party or an emotional singalong that only the neighbours can hear? Weve put together a winter blizzard playlist so you can warm up on theme.

Tomorrow night Bruce Springsteen performs at Madison Square Garden, so his Tenth Avenue Freeze Out constructed the list. As did, of course, a Jonas Brothers track, Burnin Up, a little prayer to the weather gods.


Why not chuck some butter on your popcorn and indulge shamelessly in a bunch of snow-themed wintertime movies? Each film title is linked to a streaming service so you can simply hit play straight away.

Snow Dogs( 2002) Cuba Gooding Jr and a pack of adorable huskies, what more could you want? The Day after Tomorrow( 2004) a friendly reminder of the dangers of climate change. The Thing( 1982) pray theres no foreigners buried in this snowstorm. The Shining( 1980) scare yourself with Kubricks classic. Snowpiercer( 2013) Tilda Swinton at her Ice Queen best. Home Alone 2: Lost in New York( 1992) an east coast winter classic. Two Night Stand( 2014) a New York blizzard arrives during a one night stand. Fargo( 1996) ignore the new series and go back to the original movie? Yah, you betcha. Girlfriends Guide to Divorce( 2015) a new show about a self-help guru divorcee in Los Angeles will have you craving green smoothies and sunshine. Jane the Virgin( 2014) accidental teen pregnancy is genuinely hilarious in this Miami-based telenovela. Lost( 2010) you wont recollect to be cold when youre trying to figure out what-the-eff is happening on this island. Survivor( 2000 -now) Outwit, Outplay, Outlast this blizzard by watching a bunch of half-naked people playing intellect games on tropical beaches. Bloodline( 2015) a dark Netflix original about a family and its secrets in the Florida Keys.


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