I wanted to write these moments down before they disappeared, because now I’m the only one who remembers them. Maybe you can help remember them too, and they’ll last just a little bit longer. (photo courtesy of Bruce Manning) One It was just after I arrived at Carleton for my…
The Mai Tai is proof Trader Vic loves us and wants us to be happy.
There is a dude on this bus wearing Timbos with gaiters, and an eyepatch, and it is, word to God, the coolest thing I have ever seen.
Dimensions of cat
Back on my bullshit: Negroni with sherry vermouth and hand-cut ice.
how many levels of ice are you on my dude
Gwen: “Maybe I can get Malala Yousafzai to join my Kindness Club! She changed the world, she would probably have all kinds of good tips!”
I accidentally went to the bar where they filmed the video for Jump Around. 🤯
Prologue I really like cocktails. They’re the closest thing I have to a hobby. Cocktails have undergone a breathtaking revival in the last 20-30 years, and a really high concentration of the people and places that contributed to the cocktail revolution are in New York City. I’ve…
Tepache is delicious.
“All he ever wanted was a glass of grappa.” https://www.legacy.com/obituaries/delawareonline/obituary.aspx?n=rick-stein&pid=190409566
Gwen: “Don’t call me bossy!! I prefer ‘strong-minded.’ Because my mom is strong-minded, and so is my sister.”
mah fravrit erncestor!! https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ermengarde of Anjou, Duchess of_Burgundy
I wish both phones and computers had a physical mute button for the microphone.
I’m reading an old Jack Kirby comic, and there’s a dude whose super power is his “Stone Hand,” by which I mean he’s a guy holding a brick.
Now explaining Weezer and GnR to my kids, they’re not really getting it tbh
Current status: drinking a Dopo Teatro Manhattan and explaining the Fresh Prince to my kids
Just read one article about bartenders using vodka for the “texture” and another about bartenders using stevia and I’m in a mood to get into a fistfight.
Jay-Z’s intro on “Umbrella” is functionally equivalent to a DVD anti-piracy warning.
I managed to stitch a thing together that lets me own all my social media posts, publish them through to Twitter and Facebook so people might actually read them, requires no server management, kind of has a mobile client, and costs zero dollars per month! It works roughly like…
During my first gig as a manager, I hired a a guy who in a more just world would have been at least three levels above me. He was probably 20 years my senior, triple my experience in the industry, had a master’s degree in mathematics and a number of publications, and had done…
While working on the Music Magazine , I always imagined that I’d end up rubbing shoulders with great artists. In practice this never really happened; the Magazine was on the other coast, and the engineers were never flown out to special events the way that the biz folks…
I used to be the tech lead for a Major Music Magazine’s website. I didn’t work for the magazine itself, though, due to complicated boring corporate stuff that you don’t care about, and thus I will definitely explain it to you. The Magazine came from an old-school print tradition…