Raylan Givens says bourbon tastes like a warm summer day, and who are we to argue? Our survey of base liquors alights on the patriotic choice of all Kentuckians. Josh discovers the forgotten states of Kentinia and Virgucky. Kate has trouble with the “ch” sound. Join us!
Sorry, Scotch snobs. We talk a lot about Vicki Lawrence in this episode and only a bit about Scotch.
We drink vodka! All the hacky Russian jokes you expect, you’re gonna get in this episode. Kate discovers Russian demolition derby. Josh goes on a crusade with the Livonian Knights. Join us!
Yo-ho-ho! Rum is the by-product of sugar, but it’s the whole subject of this week’s show. Josh pitches Kate on Laurence Olivier in an eyepatch (not a hard sell). Kate laments the awkwardness of dads. Join us!
Kate and Josh begin a look at the base liquors that make up your favorite cocktails with a dive into the history and vibrant present of gin, the juniper-est sauce in the Navy. Kate explains chaps to Josh. Josh explains why he’d never be able to AirBnB. Join us!
Our shallow dive into party food reaches its briny depths with this week’s discussion of the humble shrimp cocktail. Kate teaches us about Fanny Cradock and the Major. Josh ponders the theology of the Blue Oyster Cult. Join us!
Classy fish eggs lead to a discussion of why air doesn’t have more fans, followed my memories of Exhaust Pointe, Kate’s favorite childhood amusement park. Join us, won’t you?