This Week: What's to Love: Lumberjanes is the hit series from the BOOM! Box imprint that features five rad ladies who fight monster baddies with the power of friendship! Written by Noelle Stevenson (Nimona, Adventure Time) and newcomer Grace Ellis, and illustrated by Brooke Allen (A Home for Mr. Easter), this new series has taken comics by storm and placed on many Best-of-the-Year lists, including Comics Alliance, Entertainment Weekly, and Comic Book Resources.What It Is: At Miss Qiunzella Thiskwin Penniquiqul Thistle Crumpet's Camp for Hardcore Lady Types, things are not what they seem. Three-eyed foxes. Secret caves. Anagrams! Luckily, Jo, April, Mal, Molly, and Ripley are five rad, butt-kicking best pals determined to have an awesome summer together...and they're not gonna let a magical quest or an array of supernatural critters get in their way! The mystery keeps getting bigger, and it all begins here.
Where is Jen? - Every time they ditch Jen, take a drink.
Oh my heck - Every time they replace a swear word with something harmless, take a drink
The lady references - Take a drink for ever reference to a historical woman.
The tattooed role model - Take a drink for every appearance of the tattooed camp counselor.
“Badges? We don’t need no stinkin badges!” - Anytime the word “Badge” appears.
Give A Little Bit by Supertramp
Bog down in the valley - Irish Folk song
The Ghost on the Shore by Lord Huron
We’re Not Gonna Take It by Twisted Sister
Wannabe by Spice Girls
Bourbon Root Beer Ice Cream Floats
Ingredients for a crowd:
• 1 bottle of your favorite Bourbon
• 1 pint of your favorite vanilla ice cream
• 12 bottles of your favorite artisan root beer
Directions for individual drinks:
2 oz of bourbon
2 small scoops of vanilla ice cream
¾ of a bottle of cold root beer
Toasted S'more Martini
Dip a martini glass in chocolate syrup and then in crushed graham crackers. Add 1 ounce of Godiva chocolate liqueur. In a separate glass, mix 1/2 ounce heavy cream and 1/2 ounce marshmallow vodka. Over the back of a spoon, slowly pour vodka mixture on top of chocolate liqueur. Garnish with a toasted marshmallow on a bamboo stick
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2 ounces cherry brandy
1/2 ounce lemon juice
Fill a cocktail shaker with ice.
Pour in the lemon juice and cherry brandy.
Shake until chilled.
Put two ice cubes in a highball glass.
Strain the mixture into it.
Fill the rest of the way with the carbonated water and stir.
Garnish with a cherry.
Thin Mint Martini
* 1 teaspoon chocolate syrup, or to taste (optional)
* 1 fluid ounce peppermint schnapps
* 2 fluid ounces chocolate liqueur
* 2 fluid ounces half-and-half
* Drizzle chocolate syrup around the inside edge of a martini glass; place glass in the freezer.
* Fill a cocktail shaker with ice; pour peppermint schnapps, chocolate liqueur, and cream into shaker. Cover, shake, and strain martini into the prepared martini glass.
The Mary Pickford
1 1⁄2 oz White rum
1 1⁄2 oz Pineapple juice
1 tsp Grenadine
6 drops Maraschino liqueur
Add all the ingredients to a cocktail shaker and fill with ice.
Shake, and strain into a chilled cocktail glass.
Next Week: Who are the Rat Queens? A pack of booze-guzzling, death-dealing battle maidens-for-hire, and they're in the business of killing all god's creatures for profit. It's also a darkly comedic sass-and-sorcery series starring Hannah the Rockabilly Elven Mage, Violet the Hipster Dwarven Fighter, Dee the Atheist Human Cleric and Betty the Hippy Smidgen Thief. This modern spin on an old school genre is a violent monster-killing epic that is like Buffy meets Tank Girl in a Lord of the Rings world on crack!