Ep 122 - March - Show Notes

This Week: March is a vivid first-hand account of John Lewis' lifelong struggle for civil and human rights, meditating in the modern age on the distance traveled since the days of Jim Crow and segregation. Rooted in Lewis' personal story, it also reflects on the highs and lows of the broader civil rights movement. 

Book One spans John Lewis' youth in rural Alabama, his life-changing meeting with Martin Luther King, Jr., the birth of the Nashville Student Movement, and their battle to tear down segregation through nonviolent lunch counter sit-ins, building to a stunning climax on the steps of City Hall. 

Many years ago, John Lewis and other student activists drew inspiration from the 1958 comic book "Martin Luther King and the Montgomery Story." Now, his own comics bring those days to life for a new audience, testifying to a movement whose echoes will be heard for generations.


Drinking Game 

Pardon Me - Every time the story is interrupted by someone, take a drink. 

For the Bible Tells Me So - Anytime someone preaches or makes a bible reference, take a drink.

Be Like Gandhi. - Whenever someone talks about or references being nonviolent, take a drink.  

Much Like the Chickens - Every time chickens of eggs are mentioned, take a drink. 

Don’t Rock the Boat - Take a drink every time John is told not to rock the boat. 


Cocktails 

Sweet Tea Mint Juleps

(Makes 4)

  • 2 cups water
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 5 to 6 mint leaves
  • 2 family-sized tea bags
  • 3 cups water
  • 3/4 to 1 cup bourbon
  • crushed ice
  • lemon slices
  • mint sprigs

Instructions

  1.  Bring 2 cups water, sugar, and mint leaves to a boil in a medium saucepan, stirring to dissolve sugar.
  2. Remove from heat and add tea bags. Steep for about 5 minutes.
  3. Remove tea bags and add 3 cups cold water.
  4. Refrigerate until ready to serve.
  5. Add bourbon to tea mixture. Fill glasses with crushed ice. Add tea mixture and garnish with lemon and mint. Squeeze lemon into drink if desired.

May I Speak to the Manager Please

  • 3 oz Dark Rum
  • 1 oz Ginger Liquor
  • Splash of Orange Juice
  • 2-3 pinches of Ground Cardimum

Add to shaker with Ice.  Shake the shit out of it. Strain into a glass with ice. Add 2 slightly crushed mint leaves. Garnish with orange slice. 


Virgin Mint Julep

  • 6 oz frozen lemonade concentrate 
  • 3 oz limeade concentrate 
  • 4 teaspoons of creme de menth syrup

Mix and combined with club soda and or water to taste. Garnish with mint leaves and cherries. 


Martin Luther King, Jr 

  • 2 oz Canadian Whiskey
  • 1 oz Dry Vermouth
  • 2 Dashes Bitters
  • Lemon Twist

Add ingredients (except lemon twist) to cocktail shaker with ice, stir till outside of shaker is cold.  Strain into a glass over ice, and add lemon twist. 


Alabama Slammer

  • 1 oz southern comfort
  • 1 oz amaretto
  • 1 oz sloe gin
  • 2 oz orange juice

Fill cocktail shaker half with ice cubes.  Add all ingredients. Shake the shit out of it. Fill a high ball glass with ice, and strain drink into glass. Garnish with Cherry Orange Wheel. 


Next Week: Middle aged, overweight Bob Reynolds remembers that he is the Sentry, a superhero whose "power of one million exploding suns" derives from a special serum. Realizing that his archenemy the Void is returning, Reynolds seeks out several prominent Marvel characters to warn them and to discover why no one remembers the Sentry.


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Ep 121 - Vader Down Show Notes

This Week:  It’s Andy Wilson Month!  And were starting off with the Star Wars cross over: Vader Down!

Two of the biggest titles in comics collide in the first crossover of the new Marvel age of Star Wars! When Darth Vader accidentally finds himself facing off against the Rebel Fleet on his own, he is sent crashing onto a nearby planet. Will the Rebels seize this opportunity to put an end to one of their greatest enemies - or will they be made to feel the full power of the Dark Side? The Sith Lord may be down, he isn't out! All your favorites are here, old and new, good and evil: Luke! Vader! Leia! Aphra! Han! Threepio, Artoo, Triple-Zero and BT-1! And, in a hair-raising battle of the Wookiees, Chewbacca versus Black Krrsantan! Roooarrgh ur roo!


Drinking Game

Name Droppers - Take a drink whenever they say a characters name.  

I Have You Now - Anytime someone thinks they have the drop on someone, take a drink. 

The Many Faces of Vader  - Every time there is a new emotion showed on Darth Vader’s Mask, take a drink. 

You Don’t know the Power of the Dark Side - Every Time Vader uses the force, take a drink. 

Communication Breakdown - Anytime two characters are communicating over communicators or radios, take a drink. 


Cocktails

Death Star

  • 1 oz Jägermeister digestif
  • 1 oz Gentleman Jack Tennessee whiskey
  • 1 oz Grey Goose vodka
  • 1 oz Triple sec
  • 2 oz Sour mix
  • 2 oz Coca-Cola

Add all the ingredients in a Collins glass over ice and stir.

Garnish with a straw.


Murderbot

  • 2.5 oz Dark Rum
  • 2.5 oz Amaretto
  • 1 oz Coconut Cream
  • 6 oz Pineapple Juice
  • Splash of milk
  • Crushed ice
  • 1.5 oz 151 rum
  • Brandied Cherry

Pour dark rum, amaretto, cream of coconut, pineapple juice and mile into a blender with crushed ice.

Blend until smooth (add more ice if necessary). 


Alderaan Suburn 

  • 4 oz Tequila 
  • 4 oz Orange Juice
  • 1/2 oz Grenadine

Add Tequila and Orange Juice in a high ball glass with ice.  Stir, and add grenadine along the edge. 

Garnish with orange and maraschino cherry


The Darth Vader

  • 1/2 oz gin
  • 1/2 oz light rum
  • 1/2 oz white tequila
  • 1/2 oz tripple sec
  • 1/2 oz vodka
  • 2 oz sour mix

Combine all ingredients with ice in a shaker and shake the shit out of it. Pour into a collins glass and top with Jaegermeister 


Vader’s Spicy Blade 

  • 4 cups of watermelon seeded
  • 4 tablespoons sugar (or simple syrup)
  • Juice of 1 lime
  • 1/2 cup of mint leaves
  • 1 jalapeño seeded and chopped

Blend until smooth.  Then strain and mix with soda water to taste. 


Next Week: March is a vivid first-hand account of John Lewis' lifelong struggle for civil and human rights, meditating in the modern age on the distance traveled since the days of Jim Crow and segregation. Rooted in Lewis' personal story, it also reflects on the highs and lows of the broader civil rights movement. 

Book One spans John Lewis' youth in rural Alabama, his life-changing meeting with Martin Luther King, Jr., the birth of the Nashville Student Movement, and their battle to tear down segregation through nonviolent lunch counter sit-ins, building to a stunning climax on the steps of City Hall. 

Many years ago, John Lewis and other student activists drew inspiration from the 1958 comic book "Martin Luther King and the Montgomery Story." Now, his own comics bring those days to life for a new audience, testifying to a movement whose echoes will be heard for generations.


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Ep 120 - Animisoty

This Week: We finish our month of animal books with Animosity. One day, for no reason, the Animals woke up. They started thinking. They started talking. They started taking REVENGE. Collecting the first four issues of the best-selling series, plus the special one-shot issue ANIMOSITY: THE RISE. The world is plunged into chaos as the newly-intelligent Animals fight humanity, and simply fight each other, for their own life, liberty, and pursuit of happiness. In the midst of the turmoil is Jesse, an 11-year-old girl, and her dog, Sandor, who is devoted to her and her protection. One year after the incident, Jesse and Sandor begin a cross-country journey to find Jesse's half-brother, Adam, who is living in San Francisco.


Drinking Game:

Secret Word! - Whenever someone says “Kill” take a drink.

You Have My Paws - Anytime Sandor threatens what will happen if anything happens to Jesse, take a drink.

Everybody is going to Die -  Whenever a character dies, take a drink.

They Are Making a Pokemon Reference - When the whale shows up goes “humpback wale’ did I do it right?” Pound your drink.


Cocktails

Bloodhound

  • 1.5 oz Leopold’s Gin
  • 0.75 oz Dry Vermouth
  • 0.75 oz Sweet Vermouth
  • 2-3 Crushed Strawberries

Add all ingredients to a mixing glass

Shake with ice and double strain into a coupe

Garnish with a fresh strawberry


Salty Dog

  • 3 1/3 oz Grapefruit Juice
  • 1 1/3 oz Vodka or Gin

Shake the shit out of it, and strain into a salt-rimmed highball glass.


Sandor

  • 1.5 oz gin
  • 3 tablespoons Blood Orange syrup
  • Soda water
  • Twist of blood orange,

Add several ice cubes to a highball glass. Pour in gin and syrup and mix well.  Top with another park (or half part) soda water and twist.

 

Spiced Blood Orange Syrup

  • 2 cups blood orange juice, strained
  • 6 tablespoons of sugar
  • 10 pods green cardamon, lightly crushed with the back of a knife
  • 5 peppercorns
  • Juice of one lime

Combine ingredients in a bevy-bottomed saucepan and bring to a boil, stirring occasionally.

Let the mixture boil until reduced by half, about 20 min.

Remove from heat and let cool before straining into a car or other storage vessel.


Next Week:  It’s Andy Wilson Month!  And were starting off with the Star Wars cross over: Vader Down!

Two of the biggest titles in comics collide in the first crossover of the new Marvel age of Star Wars! When Darth Vader accidentally finds himself facing off against the Rebel Fleet on his own, he is sent crashing onto a nearby planet. Will the Rebels seize this opportunity to put an end to one of their greatest enemies - or will they be made to feel the full power of the Dark Side? The Sith Lord may be down, he isn't out! All your favorites are here, old and new, good and evil: Luke! Vader! Leia! Aphra! Han! Threepio, Artoo, Triple-Zero and BT-1! And, in a hair-raising battle of the Wookiees, Chewbacca versus Black Krrsantan! Roooarrgh ur roo!


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Ep 119 - Elmer - Show Notes

This Week: Elmer is a window into a world where chickens have suddenly acquired the intelligence and consciousness of humans, where they can now consider themselves a race no different than browns, black, or whites. Recognizing themselves to be sentient, the inexplicably evolved chickens push to attain rights for themselves as the newest members of the human race.

Originally self-published by the author in the Philippines, this is the first US edition of the book.


Drinking Game

And Now I’m a Vegan - Take a drink for every time your traumatized into considering never eating chicken/ or animals again. 

Chicken Fucker - Anytime the word chicken appears on a page (max 1 per page) take a drink. 

Your Terrible, Muriel! - Every time you’re rimided or show how horrible humans are, take a drink. 

Tests like Cannibalism - Take a drink every time eating chicken is mentioned. 


Cocktail

Sweet Corn Cocktail

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup fresh corn kernels
  • 1/2 ounce freshly squeezed lime juice
  • 1/2 ounce demerara syrup (see note)
  • 1 1/2 ounce dark rum
  • 3 drops mole bitters
  • Ice

Directions

Muddle the corn in the bottom of a cocktail shaker until the kernels are mashed and a milky liquid forms.

Add the lime juice, demerara syrup, rum and bitters. Fill shaker with ice and shake for about 10 seconds.

Using both the cocktail strainer and a fine mesh strainer, strain the cocktail into a glass.

Note: for the demerara syrup, mix equal parts demerara sugar and water in a saucepan over medium heat until sugar dissolves. Let cool before using.


Chicken Soup Hot Toddy

  • 1 oz Nolets gin
  • 1 dash celery bitters
  • .25 oz freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 4 oz Chicken Stock, Heated
  • Garnish: Carrot Stick, Celery Stick, Parsley

Pour all ingredients into snifter.  Garnish,


Prairie Chicken

  • Gin
  • Raw Egg yolk
  • Salt and Pepper

Red Rooster

  • 2 oz vodka
  • 4 oz Cranberry juice
  • 1/2 oz orange juice
  • 1 cup ice

Fill tall glass with ice.  Pour in vodka, pour 3/4 full with cranberry juice, top with orange juice. 


Next Week: We finish our month of animal books with Animosity. One day, for no reason, the Animals woke up. They started thinking. They started talking. They started taking REVENGE. Collecting the first four issues of the best-selling series, plus the special one-shot issue ANIMOSITY: THE RISE. The world is plunged into chaos as the newly-intelligent Animals fight humanity, and simply fight each other, for their own life, liberty, and pursuit of happiness. In the midst of the turmoil is Jesse, an 11-year-old girl, and her dog, Sandor, who is devoted to her and her protection. One year after the incident, Jesse and Sandor begin a cross-country journey to find Jesse's half-brother, Adam, who is living in San Francisco. 


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Ep 118 - Animal Man - Show Notes

This Week: As a part of the acclaimed DC Comics—The New 52 event of September 2011, Animal Man Buddy Baker, has gone from "super" man to family man–but is he strong enough to hold his family together when Maxine, his young daughter, starts to manifest her own dangerous powers? As these new abilities continue to terrify Buddy and his wife Ellen, things take a turn for the worse as Buddy begins a startling transformation of his own that will lead him on a journey into the heart of The Red. Collected here are the first 6 issues of this dramatic new series from writer Jeff Lemire (Sweet Tooth) and artist Travel Foreman (The Immortal Iron Fist)! 


Drinking Game

Kids are Creepy - Every time the Maxine does something creepy, take a drink. 

Animal Farm - Every time they show an animal, or name an animal, take a drink. 

Gaaah - Take a drink every time you are creeped out by the art.


Cocktails

Blood and Burbon

  • 1 ounce blood orange liqueur (Solerno)
  • 1 ounce sweet vermouth (Carpano Antica Red Vermouth)
  • 1 ounce bourbon whiskey (Woodford Reserve Bourbon)
  • 1–2 dashes orange bitters (The Bitter Truth)
  • 6 small leaves tarragon
  • Garnish: orange peel

 

  • Combine all ingredients in a cocktail shaker with ice.
  • Shake briskly 15 times.
  • Double strain into a chilled cocktail glass.
  • Garnish with the zest of a fresh orange swath before lightly placing it into the cocktail. 

(Recipe Courtesy: Gian Saetti, Bartender at The Alaloa Lounge in Maui)


Into the Red

  • 1.5 oz Vodka
  • 1.5 oz Peach Schnapps
  • 1.5 oz Southern Comfort
  • 1.5 oz Gin
  • 2 oz Tripple Sec
  • 2 oz orange juice

Add all into a shaker with ice.  Add as much grenadine as you want to make it as sweet or as red as you would like. Shake the shit out of it, and strain into a chilled cocktail glass. 


Zombie 2

  • 1 oz Light Rum
  • 1 oz Dark Rum
  • 1 oz Orange Curacou
  • 0.5 oz Lime Juice
  • 0.5 oz Lemmon Juice
  • 1.5 oz orange juice
  • 1.5 oz passion fruit puree
  • 0.25 oz Grenadine
  • 2 dashes of Angostura Bitters
  • 0.5 oz 151 Dark Rum

Shake the shit out of all ingredients. fill into hurricane glass and garnish with a sprig of mint. 


Next Week: Elmer is a window into a world where chickens have suddenly acquired the intelligence and consciousness of humans, where they can now consider themselves a race no different than browns, black, or whites. Recognizing themselves to be sentient, the inexplicably evolved chickens push to attain rights for themselves as the newest members of the human race.

Originally self-published by the author in the Philippines, this is the first US edition of the book.


Episode 118- Animal Man is out on Now!  Available on ITUNESSTITCHERGOOGLEPLAYPODBEANYouTube, and TUNEIN

Ep 117 - Usagi Yojimbo - Show Notes

This Week: This seminal book collects the classic original Usagi stories chronicling a time of settling unrest and political intrigue, told through the story of a wandering and masterless samurai named Miyamoto Usagi, AKA Usagi Yojimbo! Plus, We are joined by special guest: Amy from the English Class Hooligans Podcast. 


Drinking Game

Say My Name, Say My Name - Every time He introduces himself, take a drink.  

Little Critters - Take a drink when ever you see the little dinosaurs/lizard creatures. 

Battle Cry - Every time Usagi makes a cry that goes across the entire page, take a drink. 

Off with their Limbs - Take a drink every time a character looses a body part. 


Cocktails 

Nagasaki  

  • Half Egg Nog 
  • Half Saki

From an Episode of the Office.  May be a total joke.  


Ronin

  • 3 oz Chilled Saki
  • 1 oz Cranberry juice
  • 2 lime wedges

Shake Saki, Cranberry juice, and the juice of one lime wedge together over ice.  Strain into a glass, top with lemon lime soda, and garnish with second lime wedge. 


Swoned

  • 1/4 cup of Zucinni water
  •  (Shred Zucinni, place in cheese cloth, and squeeze out all the water)
  • 2 table spoons of lemon simple syrup
  • 1/4 cup of saki

Shake the shit out of all ingredients. Pour over ice.  Garnish with strip of zucinni. 


Smiling Rabbit

  • 1 1⁄2 oz Espadín mezcal
  • 3⁄4 oz Fresh lemon juice
  • 1⁄2 oz pineapple-cinnamon syrup*
  • 1⁄4 oz Suze apéritif
  • 1⁄4 oz Yellow Chartreuse

Add all the ingredients to a cocktail shaker with ice and shake until well-chilled.

Strain into a rocks glass over fresh ice, and garnish with a pineapple leaf.

*Pineapple-cinnamon syrup: Bring 1 cup sugar and 1 cup water to a boil, and simmer until sugar is dissolved. Remove from heat, add 1 cup fresh pineapple chunks and 4 cinnamon sticks, and steep for 30 minutes. Remove solids, and store in the refrigerator.


Next Week: As a part of the acclaimed DC Comics—The New 52 event of September 2011, Animal Man Buddy Baker, has gone from "super" man to family man–but is he strong enough to hold his family together when Maxine, his young daughter, starts to manifest her own dangerous powers? As these new abilities continue to terrify Buddy and his wife Ellen, things take a turn for the worse as Buddy begins a startling transformation of his own that will lead him on a journey into the heart of The Red. Collected here are the first 6 issues of this dramatic new series from writer Jeff Lemire (Sweet Tooth) and artist Travel Foreman (The Immortal Iron Fist)!


Episode 117- Usagi Yojimbo is out on Now! 

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Ep 116 - We3 - Show Notes

This Week we start our month of Animal books in a theme we’re calling: Animal Farm.  First up is We3.  With nervous systems amplified to match their terrifying mechanical exoskeletons, the members of Animal Weapon 3 (WE3) have the firepower of a battalion between them. But they are just the program's prototypes, and now that their testing is complete, they're slated to be permanently "decommissioned," causing them to seize their one chance to make a desperate run for freedom. Relentlessly pursued by their makers, the WE3 team must navigate a frightening and confusing world where their instincts and heightened abilities make them as much a threat as those hunting them - but a world, nonetheless, in which somewhere there is something called "home."


Drinking Game

The Magic Number - Anytime the number 3 appears, take a drink.  

Gud Boys and Girls-  Anytime the animals say the word gud, spelled gud, take a drink

Strong but Silent - Take a drink on every page without dialogue. 

Drink all the Feels -  When you want to cry at the end of the book, finish off the bottle, and drink all those pesky feelings away.


Cocktails 

Salty Dog

  • 1 1/2 oz. Vodka
  • Top with Grapefruit Juice
  • Salt Rim

Bulldog Rush

  • 2 oz burbon
  • 3/4 oz Cointreau
  • 1/2  a peach, pitted
  • 1/2 a lemon
  • 1 tsp sugar cane syrup
  • 6 to 8 mint leaves

Muddle the peach, lemon, syrup, and mint together, then add the bourbon and cointreau.  Strain it and serve over crushed ice.  


Rabbits Blood 

  • 1 oz Southern Comfort
  • 1/2 oz Vanilla Vodka
  • 1/2 oz sloe gin
  • 1/2 oz cointreau
  • 1/2 oz Amaretto
  • 1/2 oz Lemon Juice
  • 4 oz Orange Juice
  • 1 Orange Wedge
  • Ice Cubes or Crushed Ice

Gud Rabbit

  • 1 1/2 oz Espadin Mezcal
  • 3/4 oz Fresh Lemon Juice
  • 1/2 oz Pineapple-Cinnamon Syrup

 

 

  • 1/4 ox Suze Aperitif
  • 1/4 Yellow Chartreuse 

Pineapple-Cinnamon Syrup

  1. Brink 1 cup sugar and 1 cup water to a boil and simmer until sugar is dissolved.
  2. Remove from heat, add 1 cup fresh pineapple chunks and 4 cinnamon sticks and steep for 30 minutes
  3. Remove solids and store in the refrigerator

1. Add All the ingredients to a cocktail shaker with ice and shake until well chilled

2. Strain into a rocks glass over fresh ice, and garnish with a pineapple leaf


Next Week: This seminal book collects the classic original Usagi stories chronicling a time of settling unrest and political intrigue, told through the story of a wandering and masterless samurai named Miyamoto Usagi, AKA Usagi Yojimbo!


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Ep 114 - America: The Life and Times of America Chavez - Show Notes

It’s Pride month again, so its time for: Pride 2: Electric Boogaloo

This Week:  At last! Everyone's favorite no-nonsense powerhouse, America Chavez, gets her own series! Critically acclaimed young-adult novelist Gabby Rivera and all-star artist Joe Quinones unite to shine a solo spotlight on America's high-octane and hard-hitting adventures! She was a Young Avenger. She leads the Ultimates. And now she officially claims her place as the preeminent butt-kicker of the entire Marvel Universe! But what's a super-powered teenager to do when she's looking for a little personal fulfillment? She goes to college! America just has to stop an inter-dimensional monster or two first and shut down a pesky alien cult that's begun worshipping her exploits before work can begin. Then she can get on with her first assignment: a field trip to the front lines of World War II - with Captain America as her wingman!


Drinking Game Rules

This Weeks guest Star - Every time there in an appearance by a hero from another Marvel comic, take a drink.

Wha Happened??? - Anytime you find your mind wandering from boredom and you have to go back a couple of pages to remember.

I Can See Stars - whenever you see a star on the page , take a drink

Oh, You Have Names? - whenever it introduces a new character and says their name in that little blue box


Quotes

"When unicorns cum it comes out as confetti doesn’t it?" - Bryan “Thats how I cum.” - Adam

"Well we did trade wait on this one, and even that was a mistake." - Todd

"I bleed red, white, and blue." - Todd "You should probably see a doctor." - Adam

"This book is like super hero tofu.  It’s only good when other superhero are in the mix."  - Bryan

"She makes dark rocks look bright." - Todd


Cocktails

Bare Knuckle Boxer

  • 2 oz Rum
  • 1 oz Vodka
  • 1 oz Orange Juice
  • Pinch of salt
  • Pinch of sugar

Stir all ingredients together in a glass, and serve. 


The Chavez

  • 2 oz Tequila
  • 1/2 oz Lime Juice
  • 7 oz Grapefruit soda

The Strong & Brown

  • 1 1/2 oz Chocolate Chili Liquor
  • 1 oz Vodka

Shake together over ice, and strain into a rocks glass.  Then top with ice. 


America the Beautiful 

  • 3 oz Rum
  • 3 oz blue curaçao 
  • 6 oz pineapple juice
  • 4 1/2 oz cream of coconut 
  • 1 cup fresh or frozen strawberries
  • 2 cups of ice

Fuck this drink.  Way too complicated. Listen to the episode if you want the directions.


Next Week: It's 1953. While the United States is locked in a nuclear arms race with the Soviet Union, the gay Southern playwright known as Snagglepuss is the toast of Broadway. But success has made him a target. As he plans for his next hit play, Snagglepuss becomes the focus of the House Committee on Un-American Activities. And when powerful forces align to purge show business of its most subversive voices, no one is safe!

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Ep 113 - Fogtown - Show Notes

It’s Pride month again, so its time for: Pride 2: Electric Boogaloo

This Week: A gritty, graphic pulp fiction about the temptation, damnation and redemption of aging private eye Frank Grissel.

Frank Grissel is a hard-knuckled private eye – and a deeply closeted homosexual, set in the very real world of 1953 San Francisco. Aided by his long-suffering secretary (and sometime live-in lover) Loretta, Grissel’s search for a runaway girl winds up with him becoming a suspect in a string of gruesome murders. The case takes twists and turns through the Golden Gate’s greasy underbelly: the beguiling arms of Chinese shipping heiress (and smuggler); an unexpected reunion with the daughter he abandoned long ago; the loss of Loretta to the sadistic clutches of the high-powered “Colonel;” and finally the horrifying, gender-bending truth.


Drinking Game:

The Old Switch-a-roo - When a character is revealed to be something or someone other than who they say they are, take a drink.  

More Layers than an Onion - Anytime a new wrinkle or story beat gets added on to the story.

 Yup that's the 50s - Whenever anyone says something horribly racist or homophobic drink

I See More Blood on the Face - Every time the main character gets beat up, take a drink. 


Quotes:

He makes my dick sore….raw! - Jeremiah

We will slip this in right now…giggty. - Bryan

Latter tonight, I’m gonna sneak into your bedroom and whisper in your ear: Sazarac. - Bryan

Scissor me timbers. - Adam

You don’t want floppy when you can have hard. - Todd


Cocktails

Cable Car 

  • 1⁄2 tspGround cinnamon
  • 1⁄2 cup Sugar
  • 1 Lemon wedge
  • 1 1⁄2 ozCaptain Morgan Spiced Rum
  • 3⁄4 ozMarie Brizard Orange Curaçao
  • 1⁄2 oz Simple syrup (one part sugar, one part water)
  • 1 oz Lemon juice

Garnish: 1 Orange spiral

Stir together the cinnamon and sugar in a wide-mouthed bowl or on a saucer.

Rub the rim of a chilled cocktail glass with the lemon wedge and dip in the cinnamon-sugar mixture to coat.

Set aside.

Add the remaining ingredients to a shaker and fill with ice.

Shake, and strain into the prepared glass and garnish with an orange spiral.


Gumshoe

  • 1 1/2 oz scotch
  • 1/2 oz Drambuie
  • Twist of lemon

Pour over ice in a highball glass, stir and garnish with lemon peel


The Fog Cutter

  • 2 ounces freshly squeezed orange juice
  • 1 ounce freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 1/2 ounce orgeat
  • 1 1/2 ounces white rum
  • 1/2 ounce gin
  • 1/2 ounce brandy
  • 1/2 ounce Amontillado sherry

Add everything except sherry to a cocktail shaker and fill with ice. Shake well and strain into an ice-filled highball glass. Carefully pour the sherry on top of the drink; garnish with a sprig of mint.


Sazarac

  • Rinse Old Fashioned Glass with Absinthe
  • Add crushed ice.
  • Stir In 
  • A Sugar Cube
  • 1.5 oz rye whiskey
  • Lemon peel for garnish. 

Next Week:  At last! Everyone's favorite no-nonsense powerhouse, America Chavez, gets her own series! Critically acclaimed young-adult novelist Gabby Rivera and all-star artist Joe Quinones unite to shine a solo spotlight on America's high-octane and hard-hitting adventures! She was a Young Avenger. She leads the Ultimates. And now she officially claims her place as the preeminent butt-kicker of the entire Marvel Universe! But what's a super-powered teenager to do when she's looking for a little personal fulfillment? She goes to college! America just has to stop an inter-dimensional monster or two first and shut down a pesky alien cult that's begun worshipping her exploits before work can begin. Then she can get on with her first assignment: a field trip to the front lines of World War II - with Captain America as her wingman!


Episode 113- Fogtown is out on Now! 

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Ep 112 - Iceman: Thawing Out

It’s Pride month again, so its time for: Pride 2: Electric Boog-a-loo

This Week: We start with Iceman: Thawing Out.  Bobby Drake has been in the super hero game longer than most - but what has he left behind besides a few good one-liners and a string of failed relationships? And now a younger version of himself has emerged from the timestream - and he's more put together than Bobby ever was. He grapples with his gay identity and his family and how to build a life and legacy he can be proud of...and become the best Iceman he can be! But, whether it's seeking his ex-girlfriend Kitty Pryde's advice on meeting guys, or delivering his latest news to his folks, it won't be easy - and that's before a gang of revenge-seeking Purifiers comes calling! And, still learning to be comfortable in his own skin, Bobby will meet someone who's perhaps too comfortable in his - the son of Wolverine himself, Daken!


Drinking Game

Hello World! - Every time Bobby tells someone he’s gay, take a drink. 

I Can't Do Anything Right! - Anytime someone gets upset with Iceman, take a drink. 

He got Dad Jokes - Whenever iceman makes a bad joke or pun, drink. 

My Parents Just Don’t Understand - Every time his parents deflect or don’t listen to him, take a drink.


Quotes:

Adam loves full asshole. - Jeremiah

(to the tune of Living on a Payer)"Ohhhh, he’s half way there, Ohhhh, a rainbow and a bear." - Jeremiah

After she’s been with her boyfriend, I’m sure it looks like a porcupine on her floor. - Bryan

My drink is called the Iceman cometh. - Adam You spelled it wrong, you spelled it with an ‘o’ - Bryan

How do you make a coconut cream? - Bryan

Your rimming the glass, then making it hard. -Bryan

When you don’t have any fat rolls over your dick, it looks bigger. - Adam

My heart says yes, but my dick says no. - Todd and Adam


Cocktails

Strawberry Vodka Slushy

  • 2 ounces vodka
  • 2 ounces freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 1 3/4 ounces Simple Syrup
  • 4 fresh strawberries (hulls removed), plus some for garnish
  • 2 cups ice cubes

In a blender, combine the vodka, lemon juice, simple syrup, strawberries, and ice cubes. Blend on high for 15 to 20 seconds.

Pour into glasses and garnish with strawberries.


The Iceman Cometh

  • 1 1/2 oz Virgin Island Rum
  • 1 1/2 oz Fresh Pineapple Juice
  • 1/2 oz Fresh Orange Juice
  • 3/4 oz Cream of Coconut

Add ingredients to cocktail shaker without ice. Shake the shit out of it, pour into a snifter and fill with crushed ice. Garnish with freshly grated nutmeg


The Pink Iceman Slush

  • 1 Gallon ice-cream bucket (eat all the ice cream, but use the container to mix your drink).
  • 12 oz pink lemon-aide concentrate thawed out.
  • 16 oz vodka
  • 2 liters favorite lemon lime soda

Mix all the ingredients together in ice cream bucket, then put back in the freezer. 

After it has frozen into a slush, pull it out of the freezer and use an ice cream scoop to serve. 

Add more club soda or lemon lime soda to slush.  


Iceman Rainbow Frozen Surprise

  • Multi-coloured popsicles (or freezies)
  • All your favourite multi-coloured candies 
  • Multi-coloured sprinkles
  • Corn syrup
  • Water or Sprite
  • Rum or vodka (or any alcohol of your choice)

1. Pour a little corn syrup and candy sprinkles into two separate dishes. Dip the rim of a glass into the corn syrup and then into the sprinkles.

2. Line a dish with parchment paper and place the glass upside down on the dish. Let it sit in the freezer until the sprinkles and corn syrup are fully hardened.

3. It's time to create the rainbow layers! For each layer, use 1 coloured popsicle and 1 oz. of liquid (you can decide on the ratio of alcohol to water/Sprite) and mix in a blender to create a slushie texture. Then pour your first layer into the glass.

Tip: When deciding your alcohol to water/Sprite ratio, just remember that each layer will have 1 oz. of liquid. So you can make as dangerously boozy or virgin as you want.

4. Continue step 3 for each colour of popsicle. Make sure you work quickly and also place your glass in the freezer between making each layer to prevent the slush from melting.

5. Once you have stacked each layer of coloured slushie in your glass, crown it with all your favourite colourful candies. We recommend the Twizzlers, Jujubes, Nerds, and Rainbow belts.


Next Week: A gritty, graphic pulp fiction about the temptation, damnation and redemption of aging private eye Frank Grissel.

Frank Grissel is a hard-knuckled private eye – and a deeply closeted homosexual, set in the very real world of 1953 San Francisco. Aided by his long-suffering secretary (and sometime live-in lover) Loretta, Grissel’s search for a runaway girl winds up with him becoming a suspect in a string of gruesome murders. The case takes twists and turns through the Golden Gate’s greasy underbelly: the beguiling arms of Chinese shipping heiress (and smuggler); an unexpected reunion with the daughter he abandoned long ago; the loss of Loretta to the sadistic clutches of the high-powered “Colonel;” and finally the horrifying, gender-bending truth.


Episode 112- Iceman: Thawing Out is out on Now! 

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Ep 111 - Ant-man: Second Chance Man - Show Notes

It’s the Merry Marvel Movie Month of May.  Were reading comics connected with this years Marvel Movies.

This Week: Scott Lang has never exactly been the world's best super hero. Heck, most people don't even think he's been the best Ant-Man! And the last guy invented Ultron and joined the Masters of Evil, so that's saying something. But when the Superior Iron Man calls with a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity, and an old enemy returns (sort of), Scott's going to get a chance to turn it all around and be the hero he's always dreamed of being. That's right, Ant-Man's starting a new life -a bold new adventure - and you know what that means! It means he needs to borrow some money. Sure he's been to prison! Sure he's been through a messy divorce! Sure he's been, um...dead. But this time is different! This time nothing is gonna stop the astonishing Ant-Man!


Drinking Game:

Don't you know? I did hard time! - Take a drink Any time Scott brings up his criminal background. 

Look what I can do! - Anytime he shrinks or grows, take a drink 

Think if the Children - Whenever Cassie is mentions, take a drink.  

Dude, it’s the Only Suit I Own - Whenever Ant-man is in the suit, but not being a super hero take a drink.  


Quotes:

"Have you ever thought of a career as a drug mule." -Bryan

"It wasn’t bad for two people." - Bryan "Neither is Adam."- Jeremiah

"Siri, can you french braid butt hair?" - Jeremiah

"Every time a bar tells you there blender is broken, those fuckers are lying to you." - Todd

"That's one way to piss off your enemies, take all their whores. " - Todd


Cocktails 


Miami Vice

  • 2 oz Daiquiri concentrate (frozen)
  • 2 oz Pina Colada mix (frozen)
  • Rum
  • Glass: Highball/Collins

HOW TO MAKE THE MIAMI VICE COCKTAIL

1 Blend daiquiri with rum.

2 Blend Pina Colada.

3 Pour both blends together from opposite side of glass.


Innerspace

  •  1/3 cup vodka
  •  1/4 cup peach schnapps or peach liqueur
  •  1 cup ruby red grapefruit juice

1. Rim glasses in a bit of corn syrup and sugar if desired.  Set aside.

2. Add ice to cocktail shaker, then add all ingredients.  Cover shaker and shake a few times until cold.  Pour into prepared glasses.

3. Garnish with a toothpick with maraschino cherries and strawberries if preferred.


Ant-Man Rum Runner

  • 1 oz. Pineapple Juice
  • 1 oz. Orange Juice
  • 1 oz. Blackberry Liqueur
  • 1 oz. Banana Liqueur
  • 1 oz. Light Rum
  • 1 oz. Dark Rum or Aged Rum
  • Splash Grenadine
  • Bacardi 151 Floater 
  • chocolate covered ants for garnish

Shake all but the 151. Pour into glass Float 151 on top.  Add chocolate covered ants for garnish.


The Grizzly 

  • 2 parts Rum-chatta
  • 1 part caramel Vodka

 

Rim a martini glass with salt (use water and regular table salt). Shake ingredients with ice, and strain into salted martini glass. 

Optional: Drizzle caramel sauce into bottom of glass. 


Next Week:  It’s Pride month again, so its time for: Pride 2: Electric Boog-a-loo

We start with Iceman: Thawing Out.  Bobby Drake has been in the super hero game longer than most - but what has he left behind besides a few good one-liners and a string of failed relationships? And now a younger version of himself has emerged from the timestream - and he's more put together than Bobby ever was. He grapples with his gay identity and his family and how to build a life and legacy he can be proud of...and become the best Iceman he can be! But, whether it's seeking his ex-girlfriend Kitty Pryde's advice on meeting guys, or delivering his latest news to his folks, it won't be easy - and that's before a gang of revenge-seeking Purifiers comes calling! And, still learning to be comfortable in his own skin, Bobby will meet someone who's perhaps too comfortable in his - the son of Wolverine himself, Daken!


Episode 111- Ant-Man: Second Chance Man is out on Now! 

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Ep 110 - Deadpool Max: Nutjob - Show Notes

It’s the Merry Marvel Movie Month of May.  Were reading comics connected with this years Marvel Movies.

This Week: It's Deadpool uncensored! Government agent Wade Wilson is too valuable an assassin for the brass not to take advantage of, but the unstable killer needs the guidance of a steady hand to be effective. It's Bob's job to make sure Deadpool completes his missions - by any means necessary. Unfortunately, Deadpool considers him something of a sidekick, and it's always the sidekick who takes one for the team. And Bob's got the bruises and mental scars to prove it. Bob manages to keep Wade focused on the likes of Hammerhead, Baron Zemo and the Taskmaster - and although he gets a glimpse of the assassin's tragic upbringing, it becomes clear Deadpool isn't the only damaged goods in this duo. 


Drinking Game

What about Bob? - Everytime  bob is hurt, take a drink. 

Fuck, Fuckity, Fuck-Fuck - Anytime someone says fuck or a version of fuck, take a drink. 

Spooge On the Page - Whenever it looks like there is just spoke on the page, take drink. 

Aren’t You Fucking Edgy - Anything that seems throw in just cause they are a max book, and can, take a drink. 


Quotes:

"The man who never comes first, we have Mr. Adam." - Bryan

“I didn’t teach him that.” - Adam “He learned from Groot.” - Jeremiah

People who are involved with this should be punched in the genitals…or forced to read bo-bobo. - Adam

"That's like saying Hitler had nice paintings." - Adam

"Adam, do you get merit badges, cause if you do, I wanna see your sash." - Bryan

"He became a spread-eagle scout." - Jeremiah

"I’d rather lay my dick out on a table and smash is with a tack hammer, than read this book again." - Jeremiah

"I thought it was make america gay again." - Jeremiah


Cocktails

Hail Hydra

  • 2 ounces rye
  • 3/4 ounce Campari
  • 3/4 ounce blood orange juice
  • 1/2 ounce lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoons pomegranate molasses
  • 1/2 teaspoon rosewater
  • Blood orange peel, for garnish (optional)

Instructions

1 Combine all ingredients into a shaker with ice. Shake. Strain into a chilled coupe or double rocks glass (you'll need something that holds at least 4 ounces). Garnish as desired.


A Screw Loose

  • 1 oz vodka
  • 1 oz sloe gin
  • 1 oz southern comfort
  • 1 oz orange juice

Pour alcohol over ice in a highball glass and then top with orange juice and stir


Vanilla ice

  • 3 double shot glass 
  • 1 shot Ice 101

1 shot Vanilla vodka  in each shot glass. Hit that 3 times


verclear Take Me Away

“Get a liter of everclear so you can wipe this book from your memory.” 


Next Week: Scott Lang has never exactly been the world's best super hero. Heck, most people don't even think he's been the best Ant-Man! And the last guy invented Ultron and joined the Masters of Evil, so that's saying something. But when the Superior Iron Man calls with a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity, and an old enemy returns (sort of), Scott's going to get a chance to turn it all around and be the hero he's always dreamed of being. That's right, Ant-Man's starting a new life -a bold new adventure - and you know what that means! It means he needs to borrow some money. Sure he's been to prison! Sure he's been through a messy divorce! Sure he's been, um...dead. But this time is different! This time nothing is gonna stop the astonishing Ant-Man!


Episode 110- Deadpool Max: Nutjob is out on Now! 

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Ep 109 - Star Wars: Lando

It’s the Merry Marvel Movie Month of May.  Were reading comics connected with this years Marvel Movies.

This Week: You know him...you love him...now, join him for his biggest caper as master of charm Lando Calrissian gets his very own book! Before he joined the rebellion, before he ran Cloud City, Lando made his way in the galaxy getting by on some swindles, some swagger, and a smile. Lobot at his side, Lando has a plan to steal a very valuable ship...but has he bitten off more than he can chew? Writer Charles Soule (DEATH OF WOLVERINE, INHUMAN, SHE-HULK) and artist Alex Maleev (DAREDEVIL, SPIDER-WOMAN, MOON KNIGHT) bring us the tale of a scoundrel in his natural element--trouble!


Drinking Game -

 Who’s the Boss?  - Every time Lord Palpatines name is mentioned, or he’s shown, take a drink. 

The Purring Pussy Cats - Every time you see pussy cat twins, take a drink 

You Charmer You - Whenever Lando uses his charm to get what he wants, take a drink. 

You Won’t Get Away With This - Any time says “You Cant pull this off” or “Were not gonna make it out of this” take a drink.


Episode Quotes:

"Can you just imagine palpatine going 'It's my Birthdaaaaay!'" - Jeremiah

"Growing up for me, you know like crayola 64? It was more like crayoned 28, with spares." - Todd   

"(In reference to tattoos) It's weird to think that a target above your butt crack would remind you of your grandma." -Adam

"Don’t knock the memories." - Todd

 

"Your phone fucks, that's awesome" - Todd

"That's how I get more phones." - Bryan


Smooth Criminal

  • 0.5 oz Reposado Tequila
  • 3 dash Fee Brothers Cardamom Bitters\
  • 0.75 oz Fresh Squeezed Lime Juice
  • 0.5 oz Rich Simple Syrup
  • 1.5 oz Soltado Infused Tequila

GARNISH

Fresh Grated Nutmeg

Combine in shake and shake the shit out of it.  


The Lobot

  • 1 oz Vodka
  • 1/2 oz Coconut Rum
  • 1/2 oz Amaretto

Add to ice in a shaker, shake the shit out of it and strain into a chilled martini glass


The Purring Pussy Cat 

  • 1 Pinch of Pepper
  • 1 Splash Rosemary syrup
  • 2 oz Monkey Shoulder Scotch Whiskey 

Stir all ingredients together in a glass with ice.  Then strain into tall shot glass.  Garnish with beef sirloin.  


The Emperor 

  • 1 1/2 oz Unicom Herbal Liquor
  • 2/3 ozSweet Vermont 
  • 1 table spoon Orange curacou 

Shake the shit out of it with ice.  Strain into chilled coupe glass. Garnish with orange twist.


Next Week: It's Deadpool uncensored! Government agent Wade Wilson is too valuable an assassin for the brass not to take advantage of, but the unstable killer needs the guidance of a steady hand to be effective. It's Bob's job to make sure Deadpool completes his missions - by any means necessary. Unfortunately, Deadpool considers him something of a sidekick, and it's always the sidekick who takes one for the team. And Bob's got the bruises and mental scars to prove it. Bob manages to keep Wade focused on the likes of Hammerhead, Baron Zemo and the Taskmaster - and although he gets a glimpse of the assassin's tragic upbringing, it becomes clear Deadpool isn't the only damaged goods in this duo. 


Episode 109- Star Wars: Lando is out on Now! 

Available on ITUNESSTITCHERGOOGLEPLAYPODBEANYouTube, and TUNEIN

Ep 108 - Rebirth of Thanos -Show Notes

It’s the Merry Marvel Movie Month of May.  Were reading comics connected with this years Marvel Movies.


This Week: The quest that led to Infinity Gauntlet begins here! Back from the dead, Thanos is after the power to bring the rest of the universe with him on a return trip! Can the Silver Surfer, Drax the Destroyer and others stop the cosmic iconoclast before he uses reality as a token of his affection for Death? Special guest-appearance by the Impossible Man!


Drinking Game Rules

Death Becomes Her - Every time Death is mentioned,  Take a drink.

Well Your Evil Fucker - Whenever Thanos does something really nasty, take a drink 

“Gotta Catch 'em All…” - Each time he acquires a new Infinity Gem take a drink. 

No Death, I Love You the Most -  Every time Thanos keeps professing his love to death, take a drink.

I’m Thanos, And I’m Awesome - Whenever Thanos says something self-aggrandizing, take a drink.  


Episode Quotes:

"If you're brave enough anything can be a dildo."

"He’s the cosmic Cosby."

"Drax just pawn in game of life. "

"This isn’t radio you son of a bitch!"


The Gardner

  • 3 oz. green juice, such as Blueprint
  • 1 1⁄2 oz. barrel-aged gin
  • 1⁄2 tbsp. agave
  • 5 drops immunity tincture, such as Mountain Rose Immune Care (optional)

Instructions

Combine green juice, barrel-aged gin, agave, and immunity tincture in an ice-filled shaker. Shake vigorously; strain into a coupe with 1 large cube. Garnish with cucumber wheel and rhubarb spear.


The Mad Titan/Ol’ Purple Puss

 

  • 1 1/2 oz vodka
  • 1/2 oz raspberry liqueur
  • 2 oz cranberry juice

 

Pour vodka and black raspberry liqueur into a cocktail shaker with ice.

Shake Well.

Strain into an old fashioned glass with fresh ice.

Top with cranberry juice.


Old Fashioned Drax

  • 3 oz fireball whiskey
  • 3 oz orange juice
  • 1 1/2 oz maple syrup 

 


The Inbetweener

  • 1 part creme de cacaou black
  • 1 part baileys
  • 1.5 oz vodka

 for garnish green Grape


The Nebula

  • 0.5 part anisette
  • 1 part vermouth
  • splash 151 rum  

Light it on fire with a match 


Next Week: You know him...you love him...now, join him for his biggest caper as master of charm Lando Calrissian gets his very own book! Before he joined the rebellion, before he ran Cloud City, Lando made his way in the galaxy getting by on some swindles, some swagger, and a smile. Lobot at his side, Lando has a plan to steal a very valuable ship...but has he bitten off more than he can chew? Writer Charles Soule (DEATH OF WOLVERINE, INHUMAN, SHE-HULK) and artist Alex Maleev (DAREDEVIL, SPIDER-WOMAN, MOON KNIGHT) bring us the tale of a scoundrel in his natural element--trouble!


Episode 108- Rebirth of Thanos is out on Now! 

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Ep 107 - Batman: War Crimes - Show Notes

This Month: Tensions escalate and war comes to Gotham City when Batman is drawn into a skirmish between rival gangs. As Gotham’s biggest gang battle ignites, Batman must call on all his available allies—Oracle, Batgirl, Nightwing, Orpheus, Onyx and Tarantula—to preserve life and contain the chaos while trying to determine who started this outbreak of violence. Plus, Tim Drake must abandon his role as Robin and Batman gets an unexpected (and unwelcome) replacement in the form of Spoiler. 

BATMAN: WAR GAMES: the saga that changed the criminal underworld of Gotham City forever! 


Drinking Game

This Just In.... - Every time there is a news broadcast.  Take a drink. 

And I would have gotten away with it, if it wasn’t for that darn Bat! - Anytime you see Black Mask in the bat-suit without the cowl, take a drink.

I never thought the joker was protective - Every time the joker wants to be the one to beat people up, take a drink.  

You Sassy Bitch - Whenever Alfred is a smart ass to Batman, take a drink.  


Cocktail 

Red Robin 

  • 1⁄4 ounce grenadine
  • 1⁄2 ounce orgeat syrup
  • 1⁄2 ounce white rum
  • 1⁄2 ounce orange Curacao
  • 1 ounce orange juice
  • 1 ounce prepared sweet-and-sour mix
  • 2 ounces pineapple juice
  • 1⁄2 ounce Bacardi dark rum
  • 1⁄2 ounce Meyer's dark rum

DIRECTIONS

  • Add grenadine and orgeat into a bottom of glass.
  • Mound ice into glass.
  • Add white rum and orange curaco.
  • Add OJ, sweet and sour, and pineapple juices.
  • “Float" Bacardi dark rum and Myers dark rum on top.

Black Mask

  • 5 Blackberries
  • 2 oz Spiced rum
  • 3/4 oz Simple syrup
  • 3/4 oz Fresh lemon juice
  • 1/2 oz Egg white
  • 1 barspoon Activated charcoal
  • Garnish: Angostura bitters
  • Glass: Coupe
  1. In a cocktail shaker, muddle the blackberries in a shaker.
  2. Add the remaining ingredients, and dry-shake (without ice) until the egg white turns foamy, for 20 seconds.
  3. Add ice and shake vigorously until well-chilled.
  4. Double-strain into a chilled coupe glass.
  5. Garnish with 3 dashes of Angostura bitters

The Murderer

  • 1/2 ounce vodka
  • 1/2 ounce midair
  • 1/2 ounce amaretto
  • 4 ounce cranberry juice
  • 1 slice lime wheel

Blood on The Doctors Hands

Equal parts

  • Cherry Liquor
  • Vodka

Mix to together and shake the shit out of it. 


Episode 107 - Batman: War Crimes  is out on April 30th,  Find this, and all our other episodes on iTunesStitcherGooglePlay, Podbean and TuneIn

Ep 106 - Batman: War Games Act 3 - Show Notes

This Month: Tensions escalate and war comes to Gotham City when Batman is drawn into a skirmish between rival gangs. As Gotham’s biggest gang battle ignites, Batman must call on all his available allies—Oracle, Batgirl, Nightwing, Orpheus, Onyx and Tarantula—to preserve life and contain the chaos while trying to determine who started this outbreak of violence. Plus, Tim Drake must abandon his role as Robin and Batman gets an unexpected (and unwelcome) replacement in the form of Spoiler. 

BATMAN: WAR GAMES: the saga that changed the criminal underworld of Gotham City forever! 


Drinking Game:

Switch! - Every time a member of the Bat-family leaves one battle for another one, take a drink!

Don’t Worry Be Happy - Any time Black Mask is strutting down the street without a care in the world, take a drink. 

Batman’s a Chick? - Take a few drinks during the sequence when Batgirl is kicking some major ass.

Screw It, Let’s Just Kill Them All - Every time the GCPD mentions that they have shoot to kill orders, take a drink. 


Cocktails 

Flaming Sambuca

  • 1 oz Black Sambuca
  • 3 Coffee Beans

Put 3 coffee beans in a shot glass and add the Sambuca. Light the Sambuca and let burn for 10 seconds or so. Cover the glass with your hand to extinguish, then inhale the air underneath your hand. Drink the shot.


The Scarecrow

Fill a martini glass with ice and water to chill.

In an ice filled shaker, add:

  • 1 oz vodka
  • 1/2 oz lemon vodka
  • 1/2 oz orange liqueur
  • 1 oz strawberry nectar

Shake the shit out of it, empty the martini glass and strain drink into it.


Blood in the Streets

Let the following seep together in a bowl.  

  • 4 Strawberries 
  • 1 oz Lemon juice
  • 1 oz Simple syrup

Blended the mixture.

Add 3 Oz of whiskey 

Swirl around.  


Killer Croc

  • 1 oz Gin
  • 1 oz Midiori
  • 3/4 oz Lime juice
  • 1/3 oz Green Chartreuse
  • 1 Egg white.

Shake the shit to of it and strain into a cocktail glass


Episode 106 - Batman: War Games Act 3  is out on April 23th,  Find this, and all our other episodes on iTunesStitcherGooglePlay, Podbean and TuneIn

Ep 105 - Batman: War Games Act 2 - Show Notes

This Month: Tensions escalate and war comes to Gotham City when Batman is drawn into a skirmish between rival gangs. As Gotham’s biggest gang battle ignites, Batman must call on all his available allies—Oracle, Batgirl, Nightwing, Orpheus, Onyx and Tarantula—to preserve life and contain the chaos while trying to determine who started this outbreak of violence. Plus, Tim Drake must abandon his role as Robin and Batman gets an unexpected (and unwelcome) replacement in the form of Spoiler. 

BATMAN: WAR GAMES: the saga that changed the criminal underworld of Gotham City forever! 


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Drinking Game Rules:

Spoiler Alert - Every time the character Spoiler is discussed, take a drink.  

"It's not my fault! Well... Ok... Maybe it is..." - Anytime Steph beats herself up for accidentally starting the war.  

Let me Bat-splane Ya Honey - Whenever Batman leaves people out of the loop, cuts them off, or explains to them while I’m right, take a drink. 

Damn, I’m Impressed - Every time Catwoman or Batgirl are in a fight and the villains stop to be impressed by their fighting skills, take a drink. 


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Blackout Martini

  • 1 oz. Finlandia vodka
  • 0.5 oz. Peach Liqueur
  • 0.5 oz. Blue Curacao
  • 0.5 oz. Sour mix
  • 2 oz. Sprite
  • 2 oz. Cranberry Juice

Combine all ingredients into a shaker - sans cranberry juice - and pour into an iced glass.

In a separate glass, pour cranberry juice, and combine into above ingredients.

Watch the color change right before your eyes!


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Grim Reaper

  • 1 oz Kahlua
  • 1 oz rum
  • 1/2 oz Grendadine
  • Ice

Fill low ball glass with ice, pour ingredients in order and drink.


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Opheus’ Demise…(AMF)

  • 1/2 oz. vodka
  • 1/2 oz. rum
  • 1/2 oz. tequila
  • 1/2 oz. gin
  • 1/2 oz. blue Curaçao
  • 2 oz. of sour mix
  • 2 oz. 7-Up or ginger ale

Fill glass with ice,and add the vodka, rum, tequila,blue curacao, and gin.

Fill up with sour mix.

Add a splash of 7-up soda.

Garnish with a cherry and stir.


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Dragon’s Blood

  • 3 oz Club Soda
  • 3 oz Vodka
  • 4 oz Aftershock Hot and Cool Cinnamon Schnapps

Episode 105 - Batman: War Games Act 2  is out on April 16th,  Find this, and all our other episodes on iTunesStitcherGooglePlay, Podbean and TuneIn

Ep 104 - Batman: War Games Act 1 - Show Notes

This Month: Tensions escalate and war comes to Gotham City when Batman is drawn into a skirmish between rival gangs. As Gotham’s biggest gang battle ignites, Batman must call on all his available allies—Oracle, Batgirl, Nightwing, Orpheus, Onyx and Tarantula—to preserve life and contain the chaos while trying to determine who started this outbreak of violence. Plus, Tim Drake must abandon his role as Robin and Batman gets an unexpected (and unwelcome) replacement in the form of Spoiler. 

BATMAN: WAR GAMES: the saga that changed the criminal underworld of Gotham City forever! 


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Drinking Game

Language! - Every time you encounter some a non-English conversation, take a drink. 

Rogue's Gallery - Every time you see a classic Batman villain, take a drink. Drink twice if you don't know who they are

“I can't be everywhere." - Anytime there are more crisis's than BatFamily members to take care of them, take a drink. 

Gee, Batman’s A Dick - Everytime batman cuts someone off from talking, take a drink. 


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Tarantula 

 

DIRECTIONS

  • Pour the lime juice onto a saucer Pour salt onto another saucer.
  • Dip the rim of a glass into the lime juice and then into the salt.
  • Put desired amount of ice into the glass.
  • Pour the last 4 ingredients into the glass and stir well.

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The Godfather

  •   ¾ parts Amaretto
  •   1 ¼ Part Scotch
  •   Mix over ice

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Mr. Freeze

  • Simple syrup
  • Shredded Coconut (to Rim glass)
  • 6 Cups of ice
  • 1/2 Cup vanilla vodka
  • 1/2 Cup blue curaçao
  • 1 cup Pineapple Juice
  • 1/2 cup coconut cream

Rim the glass first with shredded coconut.  place die, vodka, blue curaçao, pineapple juice, and coconut cream into a blender until desired consistency is reached.  Pour into glasses and serve.


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The Black Cat

  • 2 oz Kaluha
  • 2 oz Vodka

Combined over Ice


Episode 104 - Batman: War Games Act 1  is out on April 9th,  Find this, and all our other episodes on iTunesStitcherGooglePlay, PodbeanYouTube, and TuneIn

Ep 103 - Batman: War Drums - Show Notes

This Month: Tensions escalate and war comes to Gotham City when Batman is drawn into a skirmish between rival gangs. As Gotham’s biggest gang battle ignites, Batman must call on all his available allies—Oracle, Batgirl, Nightwing, Orpheus, Onyx and Tarantula—to preserve life and contain the chaos while trying to determine who started this outbreak of violence. Plus, Tim Drake must abandon his role as Robin and Batman gets an unexpected (and unwelcome) replacement in the form of Spoiler. 

BATMAN: WAR GAMES: the saga that changed the criminal underworld of Gotham City forever! 


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Drinking Game Rules 

You Rang? - Every time Alfred appears in the story, take a drink. 

Your Not My Real Dad - When Stephanie Brown disobeys, or Batman says "Do What I Say", Take a drink. 

Hey Who Dat? - When you find a character you are unfamiliar with, take a drink. 

Where is this Going Again? - Take a drink whenever the focus changes.


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The Batman

  • 1 oz Spiced Rum
  • 1/2 Oz Coffee Liqueur
  • 1/2 oz Vanilla Vodka 
  • Top with Root Beer

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The Assassin

  • 1 oz Jack Daniels
  • 1 oz Amaretto

Pour over ice, and stir


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New York Bourbon Sour

  • 2 ounces whiskey (Anthony likes to use Woodford Reserve Bourbon)
  • 3/4 ounce simple syrup (one part sugar, one part hot water)
  • 1 ounce lemon juice freshly-squeezed
  • 1 egg white optional
  • 1/2 ounce red wine spicy, fruit-forward (Pinot Noir, Malbec or South American Cabernet)

Servings:

  • Combine all ingredients except the wine in a mixing glass or shaker. Shake vigorously and strain into an ice-filled glass. Slowly pour the red wine of your choice over the top and enjoy.
     

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Beetlejuice

  • 1 ounce vodka
  • 1/2 ounce melon liqueur (Midori)
  • 1/2 ounce raspberry liqueur (Chambord)
  • 1/2 ounce blue curaçao
  • 2 ounces sweet & sour
  • 1 1/2 ounces cranberry juice
  • Ice

INSTRUCTIONS

Fill a double old-fashioned glass with ice. 

To the glass add the vodka, melon liqueur, raspberry liqueur, blue curaçao, and sweet & sour. The drink should be a really pretty green color. 

Pour the cranberry juice on top of the drink. You can let the juice float or stir it in for a creepy color change.

Serve with black & white striped straws and say Beetlejuice! Beetlejuice! Beetlejuice


Episode 103 - Batman: War Drums  is out on April 2nd,  Find this, and all our other episodes on iTunesStitcherGooglePlay, and TuneIn

Ep 102 - Supergirl: By Peter David

This Week: Linda Danvers (daughter of policeman Fred Danvers and his wife Sylvia) began her life in a less-than-heroic fashion. Lured into a world of darkness by her boyfriend Buzz, Linda was involved in many illicit and illegal activities (such as murder & torture). Little did she know that she was intended to be a sacrifice for a demonic cult for which Buzz worked. Buzz slashed her with a dagger to use her blood to release a demon into the world, but Matrix, the protoplasmic Supergirl, intervened. She used her shape-shifting powers to try plugging the gaping wounds on Linda, but instead became fused with Linda. Linda and Matrix became a new Supergirl. Armed with newfound superhuman abilities and the power to change from Linda Danvers into the taller Supergirl, Linda began to fight crime and demonic activity, on her road to redemption for all the crimes she's committed. 


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Drinking Game:

All That and a Bag of Chips - Every time you see 90s cliche or fashion, take a drink.  

Identity Crisis – Anytime Supergirl switches to Linda Danvers or Vice-Versa. (Brown to Blonde or Blonde to Brown), Take a drink.

I Spy a Midriff - Every time there is midriff because its the 90s, take a drink. 

Heaven or Hell - Every time something religious is mentioned, take a drink. 


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Green Monster Bellini

  • 6 oz. Izze Sparkling Apple
  • 1 1/2 oz. bourbon
  • Splash of champagne
  • 1/4 cup diced green apples

Mix IZZE Sparkling Apple, bourbon, and a splash of champagne in a tall collins glass filled with ice. Garnish with diced green apples.


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“Chemo” (Midori Sour)

  • 1 1⁄2 oz Midori melon liqueur
  • 2 oz Sour mix
  • 1 1⁄2 oz Fresh lime juice
  • 1 dash Lemon-lime soda

Add all the ingredients except the soda in a rocks glass with ice and stir. Top with the soda, and garnish with a maraschino cherry.


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Satans Whiskers

  • 1 oz gin
  • 1/2  oz sweet vermouth
  • 1/2 oz dry vermouth
  • 1/2 oz grand marine
  • 1 oz orange juice Fresh squeezed
  • 1 dash orange bitters

Add all to shaker with ice.  Shake the shit out of it, and strain into glass. 


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Demon

  • 1 oz Midori 
  • 1 oz vodka
  • 1 oz white rum
  • lemonade to taste

Build booze into goblet.  Top with Lemonade.  Stir it all together.  Garnish with lime wheel


Next Month: Tensions escalate and war comes to Gotham City when Batman is drawn into a skirmish between rival gangs. As Gotham’s biggest gang battle ignites, Batman must call on all his available allies—Oracle, Batgirl, Nightwing, Orpheus, Onyx and Tarantula—to preserve life and contain the chaos while trying to determine who started this outbreak of violence. Plus, Tim Drake must abandon his role as Robin and Batman gets an unexpected (and unwelcome) replacement in the form of Spoiler. 

BATMAN: WAR GAMES: the saga that changed the criminal underworld of Gotham City forever! 


Episode 102 - Supergirl by Peter David is out on March 26th,  Find this, and all our other episodes on iTunesStitcherGooglePlay, and TuneIn