This episode had so much! But was it too much?Read more
I love the smell of toasted grain in the morning. Smells like…excited fanboy.Read more
A Lannister always pays their debts…Read more
Game of Shut the F*** UpRead more
It’s good to have Game of Thrones back!Read more
Summer is a notoriously thin season for fans of interesting beer
I went on a little expedition to my local store. I bought a selection of seasonal beers from breweries I know and trust. For the most part, I was immensely disappointed. There were attempts at kolsch, weak Belgian blondes, thin lagers with a hint of fruit. Boring, poorly executed, and predictable. And then I tried Great Lakes Brewing’s Chillwave Double IPA. I am no longer disappointed.Read more
You didn’t think good things were going to happen, did you?
As the story lines (in general) clicked back into the groove of the novels, the season finale got better and better, and harder and harder to watch. This episode seemed designed to build hope only to crush it. Perhaps I am a literary masochist, but I am pleased.Read more
A better title for this episode would have been “Butchers and Meat.”
First of all, I rather enjoyed this episode (except for Dorne, which still sucks). But, let me say this: the obvious through line the writers intended was gifts given between the characters, but that is only a mildly interesting connection.Read more
Are beer and fruit best buds, or mortal enemies?
I love beer. I love raspberries. But, in general, the two should never meet. I am not a fan of most fruit beers. To paraphrase Mr. Franklin, Sam Adams Cherry Wheat is proof that God hates us and wants us to be miserable.Read more
The dropping of masks.Read more