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Flashback

Flashback

It’s Monday as I write this. I’m at work, I’m getting nothing done, my email program has decided it no longer wants to cooperate, and I’m good and hungover. I’m a sentient Garfield cartoon. The good thing about a shit [...]

April 8, 2014 Blog, Booze, Music, Sports
Joy

Joy

If you haven’t watched Jimmy Fallon say goodbye to Late Night by singing “The Weight” with The Muppets, please do so. I’ve embedded it here for you. Go ahead, I’ll wait: In a review on NPR, Linda Holmes had this [...]

February 11, 2014 Blog, Booze, Film and Television, Music
Phil’s

Phil’s

In one of my favorite Mike Birbiglia jokes, he says when he was a kid, he wanted to be “a comedian, a rapper, or an owner of a pizza restaurant where 3rd graders could hang out.” Later, he made a [...]

December 5, 2013 Blog, Booze, Rants
Srirachaway

Srirachaway

In conjunction with the latest indication that we will all be subservient under the brilliant, gentle, malevolent, enlightened tyranny of the sublime Jennifer Lawrence, Subway has rolled out the latest in cross-promotional synergy with a series of spicy ass sandwiches. [...]

November 17, 2013 Blog, Booze, Goofiness
Vino

Vino

This week is Italy week. From Tuesday, October 22 until Monday, October 28, I’ll post something from my recent trip to Italy. Remember how I lost 40 lbs. over the course of eight and a half months? You know what [...]

October 24, 2013 Blog, Booze, Travel
Fandom

Fandom

My microbrew obsession is simply the newest outgrowth of my punk rock obsession. On the AV Club, Jason Heller has started a new series called “Fear of a Punk Decade” which chronicles the punk rock revival of the 1990s. Only [...]

July 25, 2013 Blog, Booze, Music
Shakoolie

Shakoolie

You can divide the world into two types of people, he said, aware that he was beginning his blog post with an incredibly hoary old cliché. There are those who enjoy drinking an occasional beer while in the shower, and [...]

July 18, 2013 Blog, Booze
Perfect

Perfect

Kristin now works for a travel company, which I suspect will yield a multitude of fringe benefits for us both. Case in point, the company asked Kristin to tag along on the first leg of one of their bus tours [...]

July 16, 2013 Blog, Booze, Music
Seasonal

Seasonal

This week’s snowstorm has me all screwed up. I should know better than to expect warm weather to stick around permanently as early as April, but I couldn’t help myself. The case of Leinenkugel’s Summer Shandy was RIGHT THERE. It [...]

April 12, 2013 Blog, Booze
Inspectors

Inspectors

Some people believe the government should be very involved in our lives. Others believe the government is already too involved in our lives. Whatever side of this ideological fence you sit on, I sincerely doubt you have a problem with [...]

March 7, 2013 Blog, Booze, Rants