I Try a Boston Cooler

Once again, in my attempt to try the unusual I came across a “recipe” for this drink on one of my favorite sites, atlasobscura.com In a section called gastro obscura people write in on local favorites of their homes. A Northeastern treat of the US is a soda shake that is made from ginger ale…

I did it! I listened to Rolling Stones 500 Greatest Songs Ever

In 2004 Rolling Stone Magazine came out with a 500 greatest list. Over the years I have tried to listen to a few songs here and there from the list to broaden my own horizons. It has been an experience. Some of the songs were life-affirming, others not so much. That is the thing with…

Have You Ever Had Peanuts in Your Coke?

Weird right? I come from a family with quite a few southerners. My dad is a out and out southerner from East Tennessee. I have tried many southern staples from his childhood: ice box cake, ham hock and lentil soup, hard cake, but until recently I had no idea that this was a thing let…

Hugo Nomination and Winners List

All I know is that Brian Vaughn is killing it with nominations for Saga and Paper Girls. So many wonderful things to read, if you are looking for something new to read this is a great place to start. The below list is taken from the HUGO site. Here are the results of the 2018…

Review of Scalped Vol. 1 by Jason Aaron

Awards #934 in 1001 Comics To Read Before You Die #192 in CBH Best Comics of all Time I am absolutely shocked that this is it as far as I can find rewards wise. Summary From the publisher, “It is gravel Jason Aaron, the up-and-coming writer of the critically acclaimed series THE OTHER SIDE teams…

Thrillist’s 33 Graphic Novels of All Time

There is an absolute abundance of graphic novel and book lists out on the internet. 100 best this and 100 best that. All have some value, and all pretty much say the same things. Which is why the 1001 list I have been working on this year has been so important and valuable for me….