Tag Archives: drinking

Talking with Josh Christie about Repeal Day and Maine in the dark era of hyper-prohibition

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Happy Repeal Day! Did you know that while the country suffered a measly decade or so under prohibition, Maine suffered 70 years? I did not.  Today, December 5th, is the 79th anniversary of when America pulled its head out of its ass regarding the prohibition of alcohol and I had the great pleasure of talking […]

I attended Dishcrawl Portland’s third event and it was neat.

I was invited by Dishcrawl Portland organizer Mary Soule to check out the August event that took place this past Tuesday. For those not familiar with the event, Dishcrawl Portland is the local affiliate of a national series of events built around sampling restaurants by attending a handful in one night. Here in Portland you […]

Celebrity Chef Scott Conant and Marc Maron talk Aroostook County

Many who know me know that I am a devout WTF with Marc Maron fan. On today’s show, Marc talked with celebrity chef and author Scott Conant, who grew up in Connecticut but has ties to Northern Maine. He and Maron touched upon his father, potatoes, and live in The County. Note: In the photo […]

Monday’s advice for the weekend’s mistakes

So: I am moving the advice column from Friday to Monday because Mondays are for seeking advice and Fridays are for drinking the confusion away. Also, blog traffic generally sucks on Fridays. Also, I stole my blog title from Shawna Cohen, who responded with “Monday’s advice for the weekend’s mistakes” when I Tweeted this extremely […]