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!
Early draft of Casino Royale reveals what Ian Fleming wanted to call his super spy Apropos of Episode 007, this article in the Independent uncovers another bit of history regarding MI5 spy, James Bond. It seems that, at one point in Casino Royale, author Ian Fleming had Bond going by an alias. Not only that, […]