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Master the perfect martini ©------------------------------------- "Twas a woman who drove me to drink, and I never had the courtesy to thank her for it."-- W.C. FieldsIt's an argument that has plagued modern man since the dawn of time. Well, since the early fifties, at least. Just how does one make the "perfect martini"? If you ask ten different martini drinkers, my bet is you'll get ten different answers. Most will be crap. Gentle readers, I intend to put this query to bed, for once and for…See More
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Baseball, The Sweet Science, Formula one, European Rally, coffee, painting, gin, scotch, whiskey, bowling, wearing fezzes
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Henry Miller, Hemingway, Beckett, "Buk, Artaud, Osamu Dazai (modern Japanese fiction in general), Raymond Chandler, Ross MacDonald, Bruno Schulz
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Lynch, anything with Mitchum, The Sand Pebbles, The Bridge on the River Kwai, anything with Kim Novak, Hitchcock, Samurai pics, Sean Connery 007, The Right Stuff, westerns, etc...
Music
Jazz up to 1962 (Mingus, Cannonball Adderley, Gerry Mulligan, Brubeck, Chet Baker, 'Trane, etc), soul, early Country (Hank Sr., Roger Miller, Patsy Cline, George Jones, Tammy Wynette, etc), classical, Opera, Sinatra, and Tom Waits
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Posted on April 1, 2009 at 11:28pm 0 Comments

Master the perfect martini ©

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"Twas a woman who drove me to drink, and I never had the courtesy to thank her for it."





-- W.C. Fields




It's an argument that has plagued modern man since the dawn of time. Well, since the early fifties, at least. Just how does one make the "perfect martini"? If you ask ten different martini drinkers, my bet is you'll get ten different answers. Most…
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At 6:42pm on August 9, 2009, thehuhman said…
Happy Birthday!
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Here's hoping that your birthday is that of GREATNESS !!!!!
At 12:56pm on March 12, 2009, Brett McKay said…
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Loving the cool vintage pics you've posted. Pretty dang awesome.
 
 
 

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