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No Bull Bourbon Reviews: Blanton's photo
March 15, 2013 | No Bull Bourbon Reviews

No Bull Bourbon Reviews: Blanton's

Christopher Newgent

The clinical term for what happened was a myocardial rupture, which basically means her heart exploded under... more

Elijah Craig 18, and How Things Can Change photo
February 8, 2013 | No Bull Bourbon Reviews

Elijah Craig 18, and How Things Can Change

Christopher Newgent

Five years ago I took some pills hoping to lose the perpetual 10-15 pounds that I would always like to... more

Review of Grape Stomping photo
February 4, 2013 | Food & Drink

Review of Grape Stomping

Jessica Vozel

We won’t drink the juice and we won’t make wine with it.  Because, well, feet. But the secret none of us... more

No Bull Bourbon: Evan Williams Egg Nog photo
December 14, 2012 | No Bull Bourbon Reviews

No Bull Bourbon: Evan Williams Egg Nog

Christopher Newgent

This Evan Williams Eggnog has all of what you’d expect in a nog. That strong taste of Christmas, of vanilla and cream and cinnamon and nutmeg.

One Creature's Review of the Denny's Hobbit Menu photo
December 10, 2012 | Food & Drink

One Creature's Review of the Denny's Hobbit Menu

Barry Graham

In the original 1937 edition of The Hobbit, Tolkien promises in his description, “If... more

No-Bull Bourbon Reviews: Dickel No. 12 Goes to Church photo
November 9, 2012 | No Bull Bourbon Reviews

No-Bull Bourbon Reviews: Dickel No. 12 Goes to Church

Christopher Newgent

This month’s column was going to be about quitting my last job, but what’s... more

No Bull Bourbon: Jim Beam photo
October 19, 2012 | No Bull Bourbon Reviews

No Bull Bourbon: Jim Beam

Christopher Newgent

I still remember how he'd pour, like a ritual, like he still does to this day when he mixes himself a Beam & Pepsi at the end of the day.

An Advanced Amateur Reviews Pabst Blue Ribbon - A Beer Fit for Human Beings photo
October 12, 2012 | Food & Drink

An Advanced Amateur Reviews Pabst Blue Ribbon - A Beer Fit for Human Beings

Mike Bezemek

A massive plaster moon rotates above the rooftop bar, casting a milky... more

Southern Soft Drink Archeologies photo
September 24, 2012 | Food & Drink

Southern Soft Drink Archeologies

Barry Grass

In the back of my fridge, behind the bottles of Boulevard Tank 7 Farmhouse Ale and cans of Good People IPA and bottles of Lipton Green Tea with Citrus and assorted bottles of water, there’s a bottle of blue pop.

No-Bull Bourbon Reviews: A Primer photo
September 14, 2012 | No Bull Bourbon Reviews

No-Bull Bourbon Reviews: A Primer

Christopher Newgent

A true bourbon is a bourbon with a story worth remembering. It doesn’t have to be a good bourbon, but then a true story doesn’t have to be a good story.

On Fear (And, OK, Also Steak) photo
September 12, 2012 | Nonfiction, Food & Drink

On Fear (And, OK, Also Steak)

Amy Butcher

I was twenty-two the year I realized I was scared of everything.

Redefining All-You-Can-Eat: Our 14 Hour Challenge to Ryan's Steakhouse photo
June 1, 2007 | Nonfiction, Food & Drink

Redefining All-You-Can-Eat: Our 14 Hour Challenge to Ryan's Steakhouse

Blake Butler

It is 1:38 pm the day after the event and the best way I can think of to... more

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Saul Stories

Elizabeth Ellen

A linked story collection detailing the relationship between the 40-year-old narrator, her eighth-grade daughter, Eli, and her daughter’s best friend, Saul. Includes the Pushcart Prize winning story "Teen Culture."

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Legs Get Led Astray

Chloe Caldwell

The original 2012 essay collection, redesigned and with three new essays by the author.

 

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Person/a

Elizabeth Ellen

"Ellen’s gigantic, circular novel leaves everything on the page. It’s one of the most thoughtful and creative books I’ve read in a long time."
—Chicago Review of Books, "The Best Books of 2017 (So Far)"

"PERSON/A is a fresh take on familiar feelings of loss and obsession. The novel feels like half autobiography, half fiction, and both halves will leave readers stunned."
—The Los Angeles Review

"I’m more stunned than able to decide or articulate what I really feel about Person/a, and that’s marvelous."
—The Lit Pub