Lunchtime Poll: Favorite Adult Beverage

My wife and I attended a pretty awesome dinner party on Sunday. Though the entree was pumpkin soup, the real stars of the night were the wine and beer. I am a drinker, so I am always out looking fun new beverages. Living in Seattle, I get to hear about all the new hipster beverages before your mom starts raving about them.  Read More Lunchtime Poll: Favorite Adult Beverage

Food for the Cold Season

I am writing to you from 30,000 feet, give or take a mile. Soaring high above the rugged western United States with its snow covered peaks and mesas and roads that, at dawn, resemble rivers of molten lava which would not be out of place on Mount Doom, is nothing short of inspirational. Unfortunately, unless I lug it myself, there isn’t much food up here. Well, I suppose there is no better place to day-dream about delicious eats. Read More Food for the Cold Season

Beer Bread!

This post all came about because of a misunderstanding. I misheard some comment – it does not matter what was said right now, and let me assure you that the mishearing was awesomer than the original – and my mind took the jumble of sounds and turned them into “beer bread.” Well, what a delicious mistake my mind made. Read More Beer Bread!

Halloween Review: Apparently Hamsters are Sexy This Year

Despite the fact that it was 108 goddamn degrees here just a few short weeks ago, time has continued its cruel, inexorable march forward, and we now find ourselves for some reason on the brink of October. And if October is known for one thing, other than open Pottermore registration, my birthday, and National Slacktivism Awareness Month, it’s the faintly desperate invasion of vacant storefronts by merchants of shoddy novelty apparel that somehow manages to offend and bore in equal measure. That’s right: it’s Sexy Halloween Costume Time! Read More Halloween Review: Apparently Hamsters are Sexy This Year

Morbid Curiosity: Beer and Milk Soup

So, a little owl told me that there was a big movie event this weekend. Henry Porter and the Deadly Whatever? It was something along those lines. [Brief narrative pause while everyone casts curses and hexes in my direction.] Read More Morbid Curiosity: Beer and Milk Soup

Breaking News: Women Like Beer

First, a disclaimer: I know there are lots of women who don’t like beer. That’s fine! Since I’m an equal opportunity drinker, I have never judged someone for being into wine or spirits. This is not about women who don’t like beer. It’s about the assumption that NO women like beer. Read More Breaking News: Women Like Beer