Satan’s Whiskers—From The Essential Bar Book by Jenny Fiedler

A handsome and comprehensive bartending guide for professional and home bartenders that includes history, lore, and 150 recipes, The Essential Bar Book  is full of indispensable information about everything boozy that’s good to drink. This easy-to-navigate A-to-Z guide covers it all, from the tools of the trade to the history and mythology behind classic and modern drinks, and features 115 recipes for the world’s most important cocktails.
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Todd Haynes: Interviews–MILDRED PIERCE (2011)

A pioneer of the New Queer Cinema, Todd Haynes (b. 1961) is a leading American independent filmmaker.  Whether working with talking dolls in a homemade short (Superstar: The Karen Carpenter Story ) or with Oscar®-winning performers in an HBO miniseries (Mildred Pierce ), Haynes has garnered numerous awards and nominations and an expanding fan base for his provocative and engaging work.  Continue reading