Category: Cocktails

White Collar Wire Christmas

The year winds down, with its joys and regrets. Here are a few options – books, booze, music – to get you in the Christmas...

Cocktail Codex, Summertime Crime

Readers, writers, and drinkers are irretrievably linked. “I’m an occasional drinker, the kind of guy who goes out for a beer and wakes up in...

Spring Drinks, Bill Barr, Bruce Lee

I loathe Cinco de Mayo cocktails. They are generally ill-conceived and ill-prepared. But, if you insist, here is a set of recipes from Cowboys and...

Spring Break Meditation

It is the end of Spring Break, at least where I write. The end of the week always puts one in mind of the spring-breaker...

2018 Crime Fiction, Booze and Music

A Christmas roundup of crime fiction, booze and music. BOOKS.  A little late for Christmas, but why give them away?  Read them yourself. From The...

The Gibson: Thanks, Given

If one writes poetry in bound verse, the poet must follow the rules or the form loses its character.  “Blank verse” is written in un-rhymed...