MEMO: There's a Bourbon Shortage, Stock Up

It pains me to have to type that there may actually be a bourbon shortage, but we'll get through this together. The most important question to ask ourselves: Is this news real or bullshit? » 11/26/14 6:35pm 11/26/14 6:35pm

The Great Whiskey Shortage Will Liberate Us From Bourbon's Tyranny

Perhaps you have heard the whispers: Thanks to the fancy whiskey fad, America's consumption may soon outstrip the supply. Even a passing familiarity with the principles of economics should tell you that's very, very bad news for lovers of dark liquor. » 5/28/14 10:25am 5/28/14 10:25am

Bourbon Ad Aired During Mad Men Last Night Was Dumb, Sexist

When I see a man drinking bourbon, I expect him to be the sort of man who likes to drink bourbon. I guess I could project some kind of cartoonishly rugged masculinity onto him — like the ability to build a bookshelf from scratch without math and picture myself watching adoringly/helplessly while he does so. But since… » 4/14/14 5:15pm 4/14/14 5:15pm

How Best to Pair Bourbon and Girl Scout Cookies

The geniuses at The Bourbon Review have a list of possible Girl Scout Cookie and Bourbon pairings, and it's appropriately intriguing/pretentious. After the jump, a summary of what they came up with, and what the deciding factor seems to be in each combination. » 3/31/14 3:30pm 3/31/14 3:30pm

Obama And McCain Meet Rick Warren For The Betterment Of Rick Warren

Rick Warren is the author of A Purpose Driven Life » 8/18/08 10:00am 8/18/08 10:00am, which is a book I haven't read nor do I intend to read because I'm a bigger believer in the motivating nature of futility. But lots of people buy what Rick Warren is selling, so Barack Obama and John McCain schlepped to his California megachurch this weekend for a…