Ep 96 - Watchmen Part 2 - Show notes

This Month: Considered the greatest graphic novel in the history of the medium, the Hugo Award-winning story chronicles the fall from grace of a group of super-heroes plagued by all-too-human failings. Along the way, the concept of the super-hero is dissected as the heroes are stalked by an unknown assassin.


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Da Bomb Dot-com - Every time there is a mention of the posibiity of a nuclear war, take a drink. 

Date Night - Every time a date is mentioned, take a drink.

The Shadows on Wall - Every mention of the Hiroshima Shadows, Take a drink. 

Meta Rorschach - Every Time Rorschach mentions himself in 3rd person


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Hiroshima

  • 4 oz Whiskey
  • 2 oz Martini and Rossi Extra Dry Vermouth
  • drops of Absinthe

Shake the shit out of it, and strain into highball glass.


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The Rorschach Test

  • 1 1/2 ounce aquavit, preferably CH Aquavit
  • 1 ounce Amer Picon
  • 3/4 ounce lemon juice
  • 3/4 ounce  grenadine
  • 2-3 ounces light pale ale, preferably Brooklyn Summer Ale

Garnish: rolled orange peel on a skewer

DIRECTIONS

  1. Fill a cocktail shaker with ice.
  2. Add all ingredients, except beer.
  3. Shake lightly and pour, ice included, into a hurricane glass.
  4. Top with beer.
  5. Garnish with rolled up, skewered orange peel.

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Mars Explosions

    • 60 ml Orange juice chilled
    • 40 ml Vodka, frozen ice
    • 1 dash grenadine, chilled cocktail cherry and orange slice to decorate


Stir the orange juice and vodka over ice until well frosted. Strain into a chilled goblet or wine glass. Stir the rum and grenadine together and pour slowly into the middle of the juice so the red color spreads gently outwards. Dress with a cocktail cherry and a twist of orange peel. Serve cold.


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Ink Blot

  • 1 oz dry vermouth
  • 3 oz vodka
  • 2 drops bitters

Add vermouth and vodka to an ice filled shaker. Shake the shit out of it, strain into s chilled martini glass. Add two drops of bitters to make ink drop effect.


Episode 96 - Watchmen, Part 2 (Issues 4-6) is out on February 12th.  Find this, and all our other episodes on iTunesStitcherGooglePlay, and TuneIn