Your fellow Showrunners, even those serving the very same niche(s) that you’re serving, are not your enemies. 95 percent of the world has no idea what you’re doing as “podcaster,” so don’t turn a cold shoulder to the few who do. This...Show More Summary
This is the second installment of Malcolm Gladwell and Nicholas Thompson’s discussion of the 2015 World Track and Field Championships. Here is the first part, about Mo Farah, Usain Bolt, doping, and just how fast the marathoners run...
More proof that the folks atMagic Hat are losing their minds. They are “retiring” their best beer — by far — the hoppy amber Roxy Rolles, in favor of a new marzen/Oktoberfest called Hex. I’m not saying that Hex won’t be a world class beer, but Magic Hat is making a bold statement here, eschewing […]
One of the things that continues to perplex in the wonderful world of NASCAR isn’t the consistent use of lame debris cautions, the myriad of car configurations for this season or that there aren’t more road courses on the schedule. For a change, the wonderment is pointed in another direction. Show More Summary
So you still haven’t picked out a Father’s Day gift for your old man, eh? Join the club. Instead of grabbing a “World’s Greatest Dad” mug or an obligatory slab of beer, show him you care with one of these man-friendly pressies that will let him to hack his life in some way. Categories range from virtual reality to “smart” cooking with prices starting at just $29. More »
(Photo: Potlicker Kitchen) When she ran out of fruit to make into jelly, Nancy Warner of Vermont decided to make beer jelly. To her knowledge, she's the only person to develop and method to make sweet jellies from beer. Each flavor from Potlicker Kitchen is made from just three ingredients: beer, cane sugar, and citrus pectin. Show More Summary
Didn't think your beer snob friends could become any more irritating? Well, think again! You're all up to date on the world of microbreweries, but are you familiar with the even smaller, more obscure beer-makers, the nanobreweries? Nanobreweries deal in sips, because that's all you need. Show More Summary
Westvleteren Twaalf has been named the world's best beer five times, but the monks who make it refuse to go mass-market. Those of us who want to get our hands on it have to get a little creative.
Behold the barfy and beautiful Beer Mile World Classic in pictures and video. [ more › ]
Quebec produces more than 70 percent of the world’s maple syrup and the Federation of Quebec Maple Syrup Producers is a cartel every bit as rapacious as OPEC or De Beers. The Federation is government backed and all producers must sell to them. From an excellent piece in the NYTimes: After the spring harvest, farmers from […]
Tonight, the Beer Mile World Classic takes place on Treasure Island, in the San Francisco Bay. ESPN’s Greg Garber has a fun primer on the state of the sport and tonight’s race. Read more...
One of the saddest thing about the good beer world - amongst many - is the tension between the "be positive" struggling consulto-set and the grumbly "we're on the downside" one. Both have their leading voices and evidence to back them up. Show More Summary
Pop-Tarts are the latest breakfast food to get the beer treatment. It appears that the craft beer world's latest muse is breakfast. According to Fortune, San Francisco's 21st Amendment Brewery is working on a new beer called Toaster Pastry. Show More Summary
A new study casts doubt on the idea that alcohol causes people to seem more attractive - the famous "beer goggles" effect. Psychologists Olivia Maynard and colleauges, of Bristol, UK, conducted an unusual "real world" experiment. Rather...Show More Summary
On August 18, 2014, the Taco or Beer Challenge, a month-long celebration of reproductive freedom, became manifest in the world. The challenge is incredibly simple: You eat a taco or you drink a beer, and you donate to an abortion fund. Show More Summary
Apparently he is not a beer guy.
“How to Toast Around the World” by Let’s Grab a Beer is a lighthearted informative video that demonstrates how to pour, toast with and consume one’s beer in such countries as Germany, Hungary, Armenia, China, Japan, Brazil and the United States. via Digg
The crucial genetic mashup that spawned the yeast that brews the vast majority of beer occurred at least twice -- and both times without human help -- according to new study. Lager yeast, a hybrid that thrives in cold temperatures, is used in lager beer production, which accounts for about 94 percent of the world's beer. Show More Summary
Sounds like: Porcelain Raft, Spiritualized, Braids Song: Slow No Wake - La Fin du Monde What's so good? La fin du monde is French for "really good fucking beer." Okay, so it's actually French for "the end of the world," which, if true,...Show More Summary