Monthly Archives: April 2019

He Said It Out Loud

Yes, this is about beer. Yes, again.  Yes, I will reiterate my frustration over “craft beers” that taste like cake topping or citrus punch – on purpose. Brewers carefully mix in everything from pigeon pee to craisenette squeezings in search … Continue reading

Posted in Shaken and Stirred | 8 Comments

Monk Business

Whenever April Fool’s Day comes around, I remember an incident briefly caused a stir some years ago, then abruptly vanished. But as you’ll see, it has relevance all over again today. In the late 19th Century, a Belgian monk was … Continue reading

Posted in Gen. Snark, Maj. Snafu, Corp. Punishment | 11 Comments