“I wouldn’t have known right away that it was your fifth drink…”

So said Slate editor Jacob Weisberg upon encountering a several sheets-to-the-wind DoubleX staff in the midst of their experiment to see what a work day would actually feel like if they drank as much as the retrograde characters in AMC’s Mad Men. Luckily for us, they captured the not entirely pretty, but certainly funny, results in the video below:

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Clint Hendler is the managing editor of Mother Jones, and a former deputy editor of CJR.