There's so much going on in Talk and the comments week to week that we almost can't keep up. If you're in the same boat, here's a small selection of topics and responses that have piqued our interest this week.

Ask A Bartender: What's the Strangest Drink Request You've Ever Gotten?

Look Who's Talkin'

"When my mom was visiting me in Ireland, I took her to a pub where she asked the bartender, "what's it called when you mix half Guinness and half cider?" (It's a 'poor man's black velvet.') Bartender answers, "ruinin' a perfectly good Guinness.""Jake A.

Pizza Is...

"If I would have had more time and the inclination, I would have made a video dressed like a Beat poet, doing a reading of this thing.
" Adam Kuban

[We're not going to lie. We're a little sad this didn't happen.]

A Pizza My Mind: On Pizza-Like Objects

"I'm having a vision of Totino's Pizza Rolls. If you're 8 beers in they taste like the popes personal pizzaiolo made them. I admit it. BTDT."texas blues

St. Helena, CA: The Overwhelmingly Juicy Marrow Burger at Goose and Gander

"Using Rice Krispies as breading?? My mind = blown. I'll be trying this very soon." crispyduck13


[Photograph: Wes Rowe]

Talk: Crimes in the Kitchen

"No cats on the kitchen counter unless they are part of the entree."Meat guy

"Medium-rare chicken. It's just not worth it. And poison control always puts you on hold. Jerks."Mr. Nick

Drinking the Bottom Shelf: Hiram Walker Whipped Cream Liqueur

""If you're going to have one whipped cream booze in your cabinet..."

Mr. Gordon, while I respect you as a writer and reviewer, I feel that there were an infinitely large number of better ways to end this sentence.

For instance:

"...then you may wish to consider upping the dosage on your medication."

" probably aren't competent to be trusted with any further life decisions."

"...I will laugh at you."

"...I will laugh at you for a while, until the revulsion sets in."

"...then godspeed, Chuckles, but I'll be over here with my bourbon."

And so on."Osomatic


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