Look Who's Talkin': Comments, Quips, and Tips We Have Known and Loved

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."

"...you 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