Episode 27: Not-So-Quiet Aunt Jane (Pride and Prejudice)

This week we discuss the regency novel Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen. You can Listen Along Here: https://anchor.fm/unfortunately-required/episodes/Not-So-Quiet-Aunt-Jane-Pride-and-Prejudice-eaekoi To Drink Along: The Jane Austen from https://www.thedrinksbusiness.com/2017/04/15-cocktails-inspired-by-literary-greats/2/ Mix 2 fluid ounces of gin, 2 dashes of rose water and 2 teaspoons of Earl Grey tea syrup in a shaker and serve in a chilled Martini... Continue Reading →

Episode 25: Ambrose Bierce Crosses The Line (or a Bridge)

Welcome to Tori's Birthday month. It's not that we are lazy, it's just that this month we wanted to do a short story by Ambrose Bierce and discuss his general weirdness. This week we are discussing An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge. You Can Listen Along Here: https://anchor.fm/unfortunately-required/episodes/Ambrose-Bierce-Crosses-The-Line-or-a-Bridge-e9hns5 To Drink Along: A Brandy Sangaree 2... Continue Reading →

Episode 22: It’s Franken-Steen

This week we cover Mary Shelley's genre-changing novel, Frankenstein. We discuss her strange life, questions from listeners, and the weirdness of that party in Geneva. If you'd like to drink along: The Mary Shelly: 1 and 1/2 oz bourbon or fine whiskey 1 cup port Maraschino Cherry for Garnish Contemplate the terrors of your mortality... Continue Reading →

Episode 21: Drunkula

This week's episode is based on Bram Stoker's infamous book Dracula. We talk a fair bit about vampires, sexuality, sangria, and Abraham Stoker. If You'd Like to Drink Along: Bottle of Llano Red wine (or another sweet red) Brandy Fresh fruit of your choosing Blood Orange Italian Soda Mix fruit, wine, and brandy in a... Continue Reading →

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