The season has been livened up by an introduction to the Manhattan. Having traditionally favoured martinis as our cocktail of choice, it’s a natural progression. Essentially a whiskey martini, similar base principles of potability apply… booze cut with booze, best served cold. Being new to the form, we started off with the classic recipe: 3 […]Read more "A recipe for Christmas cheer"
As if Prague and Pilsner Urquell weren’t evidence enough… Labor unions in the Czech Republic demanded Monday that stores stop playing Christmas carols incessantly or pay compensation for causing emotional trauma to sales clerks. Some stores here play the same songs all day — and play them loudly. Employees say shifts have become unbearable. “To […]Read more "Innate superiority of the Czech nation proven once again…"
I received this announcement from WFMU’s The Professor today about an upcoming pair of holiday shows that I’ll definitely be listening for: As a special seasonal treat, I’m offering up two hearty servings of Bob ‘Mad Dog’ Lassiter. However, this time there isn’t going to be any fussin’ or fightin’ over the phone, and no […]Read more "A very Lassiter Christmas"
New pics of our own little woodnymph are up on his page.Read more "Harrymania juggernaut marches on…"
Some happy thoughts as we gas up and head to the mall: Calculated separately for both hemispheres, the 2003 temperatures for the Northern Hemisphere (0.57 C) and for the Southern Hemisphere (0.33 C) are both likely to the third warmest since instrumental records began in 1861, the Geneva-based agency said in preliminary findings pending an […]Read more "It might be time to start building the Giant Space Ark…"