There are few days in the calendar that have the power to unite EVERYONE the way New Year's does. Granted, it does unite us in a hatred of the evening, but it unites nonetheless.
John Oliver pointed out in perfect detail how New Year's Eve combines three of the worst things possibe: interacting with strangers, being cold and drunk, and Ryan Seacrest. I'd also like to add to that list: inflated prices at every bar and restaurant on planet Earth.
It's probably best if you avoid the whole evening altogether. John's got some tips on how to do just that...
New Year's. The. Worst.