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Episode 16: American Gods

Episode 16: American Gods

In Episode 16 of the Drunk Guys Book Club Podcast, the drunk guys discuss American Gods by Neil Gaiman.  Why is Wednesday a con artist? Are television and the internet our new gods?  Why would anyone drink mead?  The beer Norse Legend by Sam Adams and Arrogant Bastard by Stone Brewing were drunk as well as Viking Blod Mead by Dansk Mjod.

The Drunk Guys Book Club Podcast can be found on on iTunes, Google Play, Stitcher, and where ever fine podcasts can be found.

 

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Episode 15: The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

Episode 15: The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

In this pumpkin-filled of The Drunk Guys Book Club Podcast, the Drunk Guys take on The Legend of Sleepy Hollow by Washington Irving and SEVEN PUMPKIN BEERS.  Blue Point Brewing Mother Pumpkin Ale, Blue Moon Harvest Pumpkin Wheat, Coney Island Freaktoberfest Pumpkin Ale, Punkin Ale by Dogfish Head, Pumpking by Southern Tier, Smuttynose Pumpkin Ale, and The Fear by Flying Dog all get a tasted and compared.  Why is The Legend of Sleepy Hollow the quintessential Halloween story?  Why would anyone drink seven pumpkin beers?  Find out, and more!

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Episode 14: 1984 by George Orwell

Episode 14: 1984 by George Orwell

In this week’s extra long Drunk Guys Book Club Podcast, we deep dive into George Orwell’s iconic 1984.  While drinking three different Rebel IPAs from Sam Adams and Founders Brewing’s Dissenter 2014, we discuss the legacy of the novel, how much Orwell predicted correctly, Norway (for barely explicable reasons), surveillance, and perhaps not surprisingly a certain world leader who is very active on social media.  All these thought crimes, and more!

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Episode 13: Fool by Christopher Moore

Episode 13: Fool by Christopher Moore

In our raunchiest episode yet, the Drunk Guys Book Club Podcast tackles the hilarious farce Fool by Christopher MooreFool is a retelling of Shakespeare’s King Lear from the Fool’s perspective, plus gratuitous murder, shagging, and the odd wank.  Why is it so funny?  Should you be offended while reading this book?  Which one of us is a badger-shagging spunk monkey?

Beers imbibed during this podcast: Honey Wit by Big Alice Brewing by and PranQster by North Coast Brewing Company.

The Drunk Guys Book Club Podcast can be found on on iTunes, Google Play, Stitcher, and more!

Episode 12: The Da Vinci Code

Episode 12: The Da Vinci Code

This week we go gonads deep on Dan Brown’s The Da Vinci Code.  While drinking yet another Flying Dog Beer, this time The Truth, and Black Sheep Brewery’s Monty Python’s Holy Grail Ale, we talk conspiracy theories, Dan Brown’s plot format and the noble science of symbology.  Weird.  That comes up as a typo – conspiracy?!  Find out all that and more!

 

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Episode 11: The Snowman

Episode 11: The Snowman

For Episode 11 of the Drunk Guys Book Club Podcast we prepare for the cold, snowy Norwegian winter with Jo Nesbø’s The Snowman while drinking Dirty Little Freak by Duclaw Brewing and Bad Seed Cider.  Who’s the Killer?  Do you need to read books 1-6 first? (spoiler, no) Did Adam Sandler make the film?  Find out our answers to these questions and more.

The Drunk Guys Book Club Podcast can be found on on iTunes, Google Play, Stitcher, and more!

Episode 10: The Underground Railroad

Episode 10: The Underground Railroad

In Episode 10 of the Drunk Guys Book Club Podcast we discuss The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead.  What real historical events was Colson Whitehead writing about in this fictional story?  What was the real underground railroad like and how does it compare to this book?  Why in the book is there an actual railroad actually underground?

For Underground Railroad beer we drink Otherside IPA from Greenport Harbor Brewing and Liberty Ale from Anchor Brewing.

The Drunk Guys Book Club Podcast can be found on on iTunes, Google Play, Stitcher, and more!

Episode 9: Ready Player One

Episode 9: Ready Player One

For episode 9 of The Drunk Guys Book Club, we talk about Ernest Cline’s Ready Player One.  We go deep on nostalgia, being nerds, Led Zeppelin, and the probability of an OASIS-like existence.  These topics and more, all while drinking Pipeworks’ Close Encounter and Boulevard Brewing’s The Calling.

The Drunk Guys Book Club Podcast is also available on iTunes and Google Play, and Stitcher!

Episode 8: Outliers

Episode 8: Outliers

For episode 8 of The Drunk Guys Book Club Podcast, the Drunk Guys discuss their first nonfiction book: Malcom Gladwell’s Outliers.  While drinking Lagunitas Little Sumpin Sumpin Ale and Little Sumpin Sumpin Extra! Ale, we discuss what talent may or may not be and the 10,000 hour rule along with frequent diversions regarding the World’s Strongest Man competition and The Beatles, and other issues we had with the book.

Episode 7: The Road

Episode 7: The Road

In Episode 7 of the Drunk Guys Book Club Podcast, the Drunk Guys discuss The Road by Cormac McCarthy.  While imbibing La Fin Du Mond, Smash Bomb Atomic IPA, and Dark Truth, the Drunk Guys talk about how scary the book is and how different it is from other Pulitzer winners (and Oprah books).  They also drunkenly come to terms with the high likelihood of being eaten by cannibals after the apocalypse.  Fun was had by all.

The Drunk Guys Book Club Podcast is also available on iTunes and Google Play, and Stitcher!