Gettin’ Tipsy with David Alan & edible Austin

This Wednesday we're getting tipsy with David Alan, professional bartender and author of the new book Tipsy Texan: Spirits and Cocktails from the Lone Star State. He'll be here with our friends from edible Austin magazine. We'll sip a cocktail made from one of the recipes featured in the book, enjoy beverages courtesy of Saint … Continue reading Gettin’ Tipsy with David Alan & edible Austin

Tonight The Stand Up Sit Down Book Club is Having Only Bad Ideas

~post by Steven Last night, I dreamed that Chris Gethard burned down my house.  After having read A Bad Idea I'm About To Do in its entirety, it took me a little longer than normal to shake the dream-logic off of this particular night-terror.  It's not that Chris Gethard is an arsonist or even a … Continue reading Tonight The Stand Up Sit Down Book Club is Having Only Bad Ideas

Painful, Funny, Beautiful, Unexpected: & SONS

& Sons by David Gilbert Reviewed by Consuelo In David Gilbert’s & Sons, he creates a spectacular puzzle of characters. The story revolves around A.N. Dyer, an aging, reclusive New York author who’s major novel Ampersand is a coming-of-age classic, a la Catcher in the Rye. Gilbert gives his tale a surprising first person narrator … Continue reading Painful, Funny, Beautiful, Unexpected: & SONS