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Episode 32: The Hobbit

2/20/2018
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In Episode 32 of the Drunk Guys Book Club Podcast, the Drunk Guys go on an epic drinking quest to reclaim some dragon-pilfered Dwarven gold while reading The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien. As we meander through Middle Earth, we’ll discuss the important issues like how many breakfasts is enough, how bad an adventurer every character in the book is, and why magic is dumb. Our quest was lubricated by an epic amount of beverages including Mikkeller Beer Geek Breakfast, Founders CBS,... Read More Read...

Duration:01:00:51

Episode 31: Annihilation

2/13/2018
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In Episode 31 of the Drunk Guys Book Club Podcast, the Drunk Guys get annihilated for Annihilation by Jeff Vandermeer. Our annihilation was accomplished by drinking Catastrophic Pear Cider, Founder’s Doom, How Sound Brewing Megadestroyer, Bluepoint Hoptical Illusion, Sierra Nevada DevESTATEtion, Swiftwater Is this beer? Mikkeller Weird Weather, Common Roots Bright Light, and Stone Ruination. The Drunk Guys Book Club Podcast can be found on on iTunes, Google Play, Stitcher, and where ever...

Duration:00:52:51

Episode 30: Fifty Shades of Grey

2/6/2018
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In Episode 30 of the Drunk Guys Book Club Podcast, in honor of Valentines Day the Drunks Guys read Fifty Shades of Grey by El James. Yes, really. And yes, this is our raunchiest and most ridiculous episode yet. To lubricate discussion, the Drunk Guys taste fifty shades of beer, including Tell me I’m Pretty, Nobody Loves Me, Brutal by Rogue Nation, Eviltwin Wet Dream, Barrier Daddy Warbucks, Revolution Fistmas, Anchor Blood Orange Blond, Jopen Sin and Remorse, and Gossip.... Read More Read...

Duration:01:04:19

Episode 29: The Alienist

1/30/2018
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In Episode 29 of the Drunk Guys Book Club Podcast, the Drunk Guys read The Alienist by Caleb Carr. While wondering why there are no aliens in the book, the Drunk Guys sample Founders Dirty Bastard, Founders Backwoods Bastard, Boulevard Dark Truth, Delirium Noel, DuClaw Mysterium, Barrier Morticia, Pipeworks Brown and Stirred, and Crime Passionnel. The Drunk Guys Book Club Podcast can be found on on iTunes, Google Play, Stitcher, and where ever fine podcasts can be found. If you’re drunk...

Duration:01:00:56

Episode 28: A Confederacy of Dunces

1/23/2018
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In Episode 28 of the Drunk Guys Book Club Podcast we read John Kennedy Toole’s A Confederacy of Dunces. While discussing the highlights and history of this acclaimed farce, we drink a foolish amount of beers including Lagunitas Hop Stoopid, Abita’s Big Easy IPA, Flying Dog’s Family Drama, Weyerbacher’s Blithering Idiot, and Grey Sail’s Pour Judgement. The Drunk Guys Book Club Podcast can be found on on iTunes, Google Play, Stitcher, and where ever fine podcasts can be found. If you’re...

Duration:00:47:51

Episode 27: On Tyranny by Timothy Snyder

1/16/2018
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In Episode 27 of the Drunk Guys Book Club Podcast, we discuss the one-year mark of the Trump Administration through the lens of On Tyranny by Timothy Snyder. Was Snyder right? Or, was the whole book an overreaction to the election? Are we just tempting Godwin’s Law? We don’t come to many conclusions, probably because of all the beer we drank such as Ritterguts Gose, Delirium Nocturnum, Citizen Cider, Dosvidanya, and Molotov Heavy. The Drunk Guys Book Club Podcast can... Read More Read More

Duration:00:51:14

Episode 26: Animal Farm by George Orwell

1/9/2018
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In episode 26 of the Drunk Guys Book Club Podcast, the drunk guys tackle Animal Farm by George Orwell. Find out the many ways Animal Farm is about the Russian Revolution and if Orwell’s judgement about the Russian Revolution applies to almost all revolutions. The Drunk Guys imbibe far too many Animal Farm related beers, including Tooth and Claw, Dawn of the Red, Double Dog, Boxer’s Revenge, and Farm to Barrel Peach. Join us next week when we read On... Read More Read More

Duration:00:55:13

Episode 25: The Old Man and the Sea

1/2/2018
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In Episode 25 of the Drunk Guys Book Club Podcast, the Drunk Guys discuss The Old Man and The Sea by Ernest Hemingway. What does the sea stand for? Why do schools assign this book? Why does anyone like Hemingway? During this episode the Drunk Guys drink far too many nautical themed beers, including Fishtail Vicious Circle, Whale’s Tail Pale Ale, Harbor Ale, Jaguar Shark and three flavors of Ballast Point Sculpin. Next Week: Animal Farm by George Orwell Join... Read More Read More

Duration:00:44:31

Episode 24: The Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy

12/26/2017
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In Episode 24 of the Drunk Guys Book Club Podcast, the Drunk Guys tackle The Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams. Why is this book so ridiculous? Why is it so funny? Also, as our final episode of 2017, we discuss this year’s reading and next year’s reading goals. We couldn’t handle 42 beers, but we did drink Very Berry Abduction and Raspberry Truffle Abduction by Pipeworks, Galactica by Clown Shoes, and Spaced by Sillwater Artisinal. Next... Read More Read More

Duration:00:53:41

Episode 23: A Christmas Carol

12/19/2017
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In Episosde 23 of the Drunk Guys Book Club Podcast, we celebrate the Christmas season by reading Charles Dickens’s A Christmas Carol. To get in the spirit, we merrily drink an inadvisable number of beers, including: Schlafly Christmas Ale, Avery Old Jubilation Ale, Ghost by 3 Stars, Three Knocks by Beau’s, Troegs Mad Elf, 8 Maids a Milking by the Bruery (yes, that’s spelled correctly), and the former champion world’s strongest beer Samichlaus by Eggenberg. We talk about why this book......

Duration:01:03:17

Episode 22: A Clockwork Orange

12/12/2017
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In episode 22 of the Drunk Guys Book Club Podcast, the drunk guys read the real horrorshow A Clockwork Orange by Anthony Burgess. Why so much Ultraviolence? Why do the droogs speak with so many Russian words? What is a Clockwork Orange? The drunk guys also drink far too much beer for one episode, including Bluepoint Citrus Plunge, Off Color Brewing Apex Predator, Dogfish Head Flesh and Blood, Revolution Anti-Hero, and Singlecut Heavy Boots of Lead. The Drunk Guys Book... Read More Read More

Duration:00:49:08

Episode 21: The Alchemist

12/5/2017
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In episode 21 of the Drunk Guys Book Club Podcast, the drunk guys discuss The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho. Why is this book so much like The Secret? Why is the end back at the beginning? Why is beer the Drunk Guys’ Personal Legend? While trying to figure out this book, the drunk guys taste 5 IPAs from the Alchemist Brewery including Heady Topper, Focal Banger, Skadoosh, Alena, and Crusher, some of the top rated beers in the world. The... Read More Read More

Duration:00:50:55

Episode 20: The Fault in our Stars by John Green

11/28/2017
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In episode 20 of the Drunk Guys Book Club Podcast, the Drunk Guys take on John Green’s The Fault in our Stars. Why read about kids with cancer? Do teenagers really talk like that? Is Sisyphus the hamster a metaphor for the whole book? The Drunk Guys develop their own “Imperial Affliction” (hangovers) by drinking imperial beers including: Dogfish Head World Wide Stout, Stone Xocoveza, and Lustro Imperial IPA by Omnipollo. The Drunk Guys Book Club Podcast can be found... Read More Read More

Duration:00:53:15

Episode 19: Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

11/21/2017
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In Episode 19 of the Drunk Guys Book Club Podcast, the Drunk Guys talk about Harry Potter Part Deux: The Chamber of Secrets by JK Rowling. Is Hogwarts the most dangerous place on earth? Why is this place still open? Why is Dumbledore such a bad headmaster? While talking, we drink Snake Dog IPA by Flying Dog and Warlock by Southern Tier. The Drunk Guys Book Club Podcast can be found on on iTunes, Google Play, Stitcher, and where ever fine podcasts can be... Read More Read More

Duration:00:36:53

Episode 18: The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Klay

11/14/2017
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In Episode 18 of the Drunk Guys Book Club Podcast, the drunk guys drink beer while talking about The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay by Michael Chabon. How are the main character’s lives a little like a comic book? Why does Joe always want to escape? What exactly is a Golem? The perfect beers for this book include Brooklyn Defender IPA and Hop Manna IPA from Shmaltz Brewing. The Drunk Guys Book Club Podcast can be found on on iTunes, Google... Read More Read More

Duration:00:52:27

Episode 17: Packing for Mars

11/7/2017
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This week the Drunk Guys journey to the final frontier with Mary Roach’s Packing for Mars. While drinking Red Thunder from Victory Brewing and Southern Tier’s Unearthly Imperial IPA, we discuss the the hard science of traveling to Mars, dropping deuces in space, and the general awesomeness of being an astronaut. Oh, and we find out some new uses for borscht. The Drunk Guys Book Club Podcast can be found on on iTunes, Google Play, Stitcher, and where ever fine podcasts can be found.... Read...

Duration:00:44:51

Episode 16: American Gods

10/31/2017
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In Episode 16 of the Drunk Guys Book Club Podcast, the drunk guys discuss American Gods by Neil Gaiman. Why is Wednesday a con artist? Are television and the internet our new gods? Why would anyone drink mead? The beer Norse Legend by Sam Adams and Arrogant Bastard by Stone Brewing were drunk as well as Viking Blod Mead by Dansk Mjod. The Drunk Guys Book Club Podcast can be found on on iTunes, Google Play, Stitcher, and where ever fine podcasts can be... Read More Read More

Duration:00:59:05

Episode 15: The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

10/24/2017
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In this pumpkin-filled of The Drunk Guys Book Club Podcast, the Drunk Guys take on The Legend of Sleepy Hollow by Washington Irving and SEVEN PUMPKIN BEERS. Blue Point Brewing Mother Pumpkin Ale, Blue Moon Harvest Pumpkin Wheat, Coney Island Freaktoberfest Pumpkin Ale, Punkin Ale by Dogfish Head, Pumpking by Southern Tier, Smuttynose Pumpkin Ale, and The Fear by Flying Dog all get a tasted and compared. Why is The Legend of Sleepy Hollow the quintessential Halloween story? Why would......

Duration:00:47:27

Episode 14: 1984 by George Orwell

10/17/2017
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In this week’s extra long Drunk Guys Book Club Podcast, we deep dive into George Orwell’s iconic 1984. While drinking three different Rebel IPAs from Sam Adams and Founders Brewing’s Dissenter 2014, we discuss the legacy of the novel, how much Orwell predicted correctly, Norway (for barely explicable reasons), surveillance, and perhaps not surprisingly a certain world leader who is very active on social media. All these thought crimes, and more! The Drunk Guys Book Club Podcast can be...

Duration:00:57:17

Episode 13: Fool by Christopher Moore

10/10/2017
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In our raunchiest episode yet, the Drunk Guys Book Club Podcast tackles the hilarious farce Fool by Christopher Moore. Fool is a retelling of Shakespeare’s King Lear from the Fool’s perspective, plus gratuitous murder, shagging, and the odd wank. Why is it so funny? Should you be offended while reading this book? Which one of us is a badger-shagging spunk monkey? Beers imbibed during this podcast: Honey Wit by Big Alice Brewing by and PranQster by North Coast Brewing Company.... Read More...

Duration:00:32:27

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