If You Need a Reason to Drink on a Gorgeous Summer Afternoon on Friday:
A great quote from the great writer that contains a mountain of hemispheric hypothesis wisdom:
“Modern life is often a mechanical oppression, and liquor is the only mechanical relief.”
Modern Drunkard Magazine: Whence the Prose?
I've long maintained that MDM's Frank Kelly Rich is one of the finest humor prose stylists alive. His work is especially impressive, given his, ahem, dedication to the subject (Frank is no drinking poseur, like your TDE scribe probably is, though my effort last Saturday at my son's bachelor party would signal otherwise). Anyway, it appears MDM is getting away from prose and doing more videos. I hate to see the prose dwindle, but man, the videos are awfully good.
Schlock Literary Commercialism, Episode 1,004,891
But it's Ernest's birthday, so we present it.
PSA for TDE's Tequila Drinkers
It Looks Like One Vintner Didn't Make the Appropriate Donation to the Biden Campaign
But it also appears these folks may have become the FTX of the wine world.