Cocktails & Cthulhu
This month sees the beginning of a grand experiment: Cocktails & Cthulhu. Okay, maybe that’s overselling it. The Lovecraft Mythos is a grand vision carried through a century of stories. Taking Lovecraftian games, mixing them with good friends & good alcohol, and seeing if we can create something that will entertain the Internets? That sounds like an experiment. It’s true...
More genever... →
A couple posts back, I mentioned that JvL and I worked out the details of the Cocktails & Cthulhu blog while imbibing a) some genever, and b) some whiskey from Corsair Artisan. Apparently, those two items have been combined into a single bottle. Courtesy of the BorbounBlog’s Twitter feed: First taste of Corsair Artisan Genever with Andrew of @corsairartisan at Tales #totc @totc...
The Samizdat Notes: A real resume cover letter I... →
samizdatradio: Hello one and everyone, First of all I need to make you aware that the word “awesomest” is not a word. I am shocked that no one noticed that before you posted it on the internet. Embarrassing things you post online you can never get back. Trust me, I know that. Once while I was in the middle of…
Lovecraft at the Comic-Con →
This week sees two huge events, neither of which I’m able to attend: Tales of the Cocktail, and Comic-Con Int’l. If you’ll be at the latter, you really owe it to yourself to check out this panel. I interviewed Andrew Leman (of the HPLHS) for my Masters thesis, and the man is brilliant and tells a great story. Also, the panel is moderated by Aaron Vanek, a man who knows his HPL...
One day, you may find yourself making cocktails for one. And during that time of solo mixology, you’ve juiced an orange. After some fair imbibing, you might find that you have some fresh-squeezed orange juice left over. So you start searching your books and the Cocktail DB for cocktail ideas. And it is eminently possible, during your search, that you will come across Satan’s...
Top 5 - July
The top 5 bottles that are not on my shelves as of today, but golly I wish they were.* *(…within reality. I’m limiting it to bottles that I could reasonably procure within my ways & means. That said, I’ve discovered these monthly lists to be dangerous to my checking account, as “reasonable” as they are.) In no particular order… AEppelTreow - brandy &...