This week: Hollywood icon Robert Wagner feels at home on the range... How to mix a cocktail from hell... Orson Welles declares "War" on the radio... and Brendan declares war on cupcakes.
Episode 7: Irvine Welsh, D.C. Homes, Sushi Guide
This week: superstar author Irvine Welsh talks about his sexual prowess... We learn the history of the only home in Washington, D.C. that hasn't lost its value... And the Monterey Bay Aquarium ruins dinner.
Episode 6: MC Frontalot, The Internets, Fall Food
This week: "nerdcore" rapper MC Frontalot rhymes the unrhymeable... take a trip down Memory Superhighway... and Brendan gets fat on the tastes of Autumn.
Episode 5: Sarah Lyall, Duck Fries, Military Drinks
This week: NYTimes reporter/author Sarah Lyall asks a stupid question... we learn the offal truth about "duck fries"... and the French army invades our cocktail glass.
Episode 4: Ezra Feinberg, London’s Burning, Coffelympics
This week: a sober chat with Ezra Feinberg about his psych-rock band Citay... We remember the Great Fire of London with a conflagrant cocktail... and a champion barista drinks deep the mad flava of competitive coffee-making.
Episode 3: David Carr, Lolita, Wine Snobs
This week: author/columnist David Carr discusses ping-pong as a contact sport... Lolita turns 50, but she's still too young... and how to defraud wine snobs.
Episode 2: Girl Talk, Ein Berliner, Patriotic Fruit
This Week: the artist known as Girl Talk tells us about his explosive high school band... A short history of Jesse Owens... How to mix a "Berliner Olympic" cocktail... An introduction to the All-American fruit most Americans have never tasted.
Episode 1: The Watson Twins, Dillinger, Hot Sauce
This week: indie-folk duo The Watson Twins shares their secret fantasy...A short history of John Dillinger... How to mix an Old-Fashioned cocktail... Taste a hot sauce 8 times more potent than pepper spray.