A Few Things That Didn’t Suck in 2020

Joe Gardner, 22, Jerrys and Terry in "Soul"

“After a year of pain and loss, it’s time to unite, heal, and rebuild.” ~ President-Elect Joe Biden on Dec. 26, 2020 As this post goes live, more than 300,000 Americans have died from COVID-19 – a horrible statistic that doesn’t come close to conveying the grief of countless family members and friends. We have…

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Booze and Vinyl: Deep Cuts

Ryan Wainwright's record collection

As with any great book or party – especially a party with a bunch of vinyl junkies – there are numerous conversations that will be inspired by “Booze and Vinyl.” I reached out to fellow crate diggers from the bar industry to share their own album and cocktail pairings.

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Classic Cocktails and Barstool Wisdom from Old Man Drinks

“I’m gonna die some day, so I may as well drink.” ~Dick, 80, factory worker The above quote is one of dozens of pearls of wisdom found in Old Man Drinks: Recipes, Advice, and Barstool Wisdom, a nifty new book by Robert Schnakenberg (The Encyclopedia Shatnerica, Christopher Walken A-Z). Old Man Drinks is a cocktail…

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