Of Books and Booze
Making the very tasty gin-based Bramble cocktail while talking about the magic of audiobooks. A salud!
Part Two of Two. Wrapping up our intensive look at the post-Civil War origins of the Ku Klux Klan and finishing the last of the Yellow Belly Imperial Stout.
Part One of Two! This time we’re drinking Yellow Belly Imperial Stout while taking an intensive look at the founding of the United State’s longest-running terrorist organization, the Ku Klux Klan. Along the way, we’ll try to sift fact from fiction about the group’s early days, examine some factors leading to the Klan’s formation, and pin down the bedrock cause of the American Civil War. (Spoiler alert — It’s not what you think it is.)
Red Alert! Velvet Merkin! Dr. Strangelove! Transient Psychotic Disorders! Command and Control! Attack Plan R! Confused? You won’t be after our latest episode. Welcome to . . . Of Books and Booze!
Two Green Lanterns; two episode versions! The Director’s Cut has 10 more minutes to expand on info regarding the history and marginalization of comics as an art form, Chabon’s Theorem, and the three great cultural lies that explain the dynamic between Green Lantern and his arch-enemy, Sinestro!
It’s Episode 007 and you know what that means: Birdwatchers, martinis, cocktail science, space-age surf rock, and the literary inspirations for the world’s best-known secret agent. Cheers!