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!
Our first interview with a live person! In this episode, we’re talking with Chicago cartoonist, illustrator, and teaching artist, Mike Freiheit about his new psychological horror graphic novel, and drinking a couple of fine beers from the 5 Rabbit CervcerÍa. Salud!