Ep 153 - The Fade Out

Drinking game: 

The Fog:  Every time Charlie has a foggy drunken flash back, take a drink.

You're gonna be a star, kid: Every time they name an actual famous person, take a drin

The Low Life: Every time he is a little to perfunctionary about doing shitty things

For Your Throat’s Sake: Any time a character takes a drag, take a drink.

Cover Up: Anytime a character alludes to or gives orders to cover up a murder or scandal. 


Different in Canada


Hooray for Hollywood - Doris Day

Celluloid Heroes - The Kinks

The Tender Trap - Debbie Reynolds

Love Theme from Chinatown - Jerry Goldsmith

Ain't That a Kick in the Head - Dean Martin

Darn That Dream - Billie Holliday (The version Brubaker recommends)


Starlet Cocktail

  • 1  ounce orange-infused vodka

  • 1  ounce absinthe, mata hari

  • 1  ounce  hiram walker black  raspberry liqueur

  • 1  ounce  champagne

  1. Combine vodka, Absinthe, and black raspberry liqueur in a cocktail shaker.

  2. Shake thoroughly over ice.

  3. Strain into a chilled cocktial glass.

  4. Top with champagne.

  5. Garnish with a raspberry.

Ruby Starlet

  • 1/4 cup of sugar

  • Zest of a grapefruit

  • Grapefruit wedge

  • 3 ounces vodka

  • 2 ounces fresh squeezed grapefruit juice

  • 1 tsp powdered sugar

Combine grapefruit zest and sugar. Rim a chilled martini glass with grapefruit wedge and dip in sugar/zest mixture. Combine the rest of the ingredients in a shaker filled with ice. Shake the shit out of it and strain into prepared martini glass. Garnish with grapefruit peel

 The Greta Garbo

  • 60 ml light rum

  • Splash maraschino liqueur

  • Splash of lime juice

  • Splash of sambuca

  • Pinch of sugar

  • Ice

The Black Dahlia

  • 3 1/2 oz. citrus vodka

  • 3/4 oz. Chambord (raspberry liqueur)

  • 3/4 oz. Kahlua

Shake ingredients in a shaker with ice. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass. Garnish with an orange zest.

The Star Fucker


  • 2 oz Watermelon Pucker Schnapps

  • 1 oz Crown Royal Canadian Whisky

  • 6 oz (1/2 can) Red Bull

*Recipe makes two servings


Add Red Bull, Crown, and Pucker to a shaker with ice.

Shake, then strain into a double shot glass.

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