Posts Tagged ‘bartending’

  • Putting the Cock Back in Cocktail (Part 6): Scotch

    Putting the Cock Back in Cocktail (Part 6): Scotch

    October 17th, 2013 | Bartending | journalpulp | 7 Comments

    Yes, ladies and gentlemen, I’m afraid it’s that time of the year again:

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  • Kevin

    Kevin

    March 4th, 2013 | Poetry | journalpulp | 7 Comments

    My name is Kevin. I’m Kevin Mathew Haas. My last name does not rhyme with moss. It does not rhyme with floss. To say so makes me cross. Many regard me as the motherfucking boss. I enjoy a little of the sauce. In fact, my last name — Haas — rhymes with gauze. (This should […]

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  • Gin And The Murky Origins Of The Martini

    Gin And The Murky Origins Of The Martini

    October 24th, 2012 | Bartending | journalpulp | 2 Comments

    In hell, said Randal Jarell, Americans tell each other how to make a martini. A martini — “the elixir of quietude” as E.B. White described it — consists of gin and vermouth. The ingredients are chilled and then strained into a cocktail glass. That, at any rate, is the original martini, though vodka is now, […]

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  • Putting The Cock Back In Cocktail (The Lost Footage)

    Putting The Cock Back In Cocktail (The Lost Footage)

    March 11th, 2012 | Bartending | journalpulp | 18 Comments

    Bartending for blood? Or putting the cock back in cocktail? You decide. The following footage (which is glitchy in spots) was sent to me by a thirsty artist: It’s always a little unnerving to see yourself in action, but I thank you for watching.

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  • The Unsolved Mystery Of Comte De Saint Germain

    The Unsolved Mystery Of Comte De Saint Germain

    February 26th, 2012 | Comte De Saint Germain | journalpulp | 2 Comments

    In my occupation, I serve a great deal of St. Germain (elderflower liquor), and it got me thinking: The Count of St. Germain, it turns out (purported death: February 27, 1784), was among other things a violinist, pianist, composer, inventor, traveler, courtier, adventurer, armchair scientist and alchemist, writer, wit, self-mythologizer, and brilliant conversationalist. He was, […]

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  • Putting The Cock Back In Cocktail (Part 1)

    Putting The Cock Back In Cocktail (Part 1)

    January 10th, 2012 | Bartending | journalpulp | 17 Comments

    Bartending, which, for better or worse, consumes a great deal of my time, is a subject that evidently interests people to no end — judging, at least, from the sheer number of questions I get on the matter — and often I’m asked: Ray, why bartending? The answer is, my love of literature, which I […]

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