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The Speakeasy #071: Thunderbolt—Detective Conan, Steelheart, Gundam Thunderbolt, Monstress

November 23, 2015
Drink #071: Thunderbolt
Detective Conan, Steelheart, Gundam Thunderbolt, Monstress

Ongoing Investigations: Steelheart by Brandon Sanderson, Genesis of Aquarion by Satelight, Aquarion Evol Volumes 4 & 5 by Aogiri and Shoji Kawamori, A Knight of the Seven Kingdoms by George R. R. Martin, Monstress by Marjorie Liu and Sana Takeda.

Topics: Detective Conan 20th Anniversary Project, Gundam Thunderbolt, Netflix Producing Anime, Dragon Half Added to Crunchyroll Catalog.


And now your helpful bartenders at The Speakeasy present your drink:


  • 0.75 oz. Gin
  • 0.75 oz. Apricot brandy
  • 2 tsp. Grenadine
  • 0.25 oz. Lemon juice

Fill a shaker half full with ice cubes. Pour all ingredients into shaker and shake well. Strain drink into a Cocktail glass and serve.


The Speakeasy #070: Glitter Bomb—Barakamon, Felicia Day, Omakase, Glitter Force

October 26, 2015
Drink #070: Glitter Bomb
Barakamon, Felicia Day, Omakase, Glitter Force

Ongoing Investigations: You’re Never Weird on the Internet (Almost) by Felicia Day (memoir), Maria the Virgin Witch: Exhibition by Masayuki Ishikawa, Barakamon vols. 1-3 by Satsuki Yoshino, Fables by Bill Willingham and Mark Buckingham.

Topics: Glitter Force, Omakase by Viewster, Attack on Titan American anthology, Tiger & Bunny American movie.


And now your helpful bartenders at The Speakeasy present your drink:

Glitter Bomb

  • 1/2 oz. After Shock
  • 1/2 oz. Goldschlager

Combine and shoot.


The Speakeasy #065: Debbie Does Dallas—Dallos, Avengers, Attack on Titan, Con Season

May 25, 2015
Drink #065: Debbie Does Dallas
Dallos, Avengers, Attack on Titan, Con Season

Ongoing Investigations: A Crown for Cold Silver by Alex Marshall, Agents of SHIELD S2 finale, Avengers: Age of Ultron, and Dallos.

Topics: Free Comic Book Day, Dragonball Super TV Anime, 23rd Animator Expo Short Is Moyocco Anno’s ‘Memoirs of Amorous Gentlemen,’ Live Action Akagi TV Series, Con Season


And now your helpful bartenders at The Speakeasy present your drink:

Debbie Does Dallas

  • 1 oz Amaretto
  • cola
  • 1 oz Southern Comfort

Directions: Serve on the rocks. 

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The Speakeasy #063: Qui Gon Gin—John Allison, Star Wars, Crowdfunding, and Ninjas

March 30, 2015
Drink #063: Qui Gon Gin
John Allison, Star Wars, Crowdfunding, and Ninjas

Ongoing Investigations: Giant Days by John Allison, Lissa Treiman, and Whitney Cogar; The Magicians series by Lev Grossman, Whispered Words (vol. 3) by Takashi Ikeda, Fresh PerCure and Go! PreCure 5 by Toei, Star Wars Rebels S1 by Lucasfilm Animation.

Topics: To All the Corners of the World Crowdfunding Campaign, Non-Japanese Anime Artist Shares His Experience, Seven Seas Roleplaying Plans and Space Dandy card game, World-wide Simulcast of Ninja Slayer, Pacific Rim 2, Yoshihiro Tatsumi.


And now your helpful bartenders at The Speakeasy present your drink:

Qui Gon Gin

  • 1 oz Gin
  • 2 oz Melon liquor
  • 1 splash Lime juice
  • Fill with Tonic water
  • 1 Lime wedge 

Directions: For the Qui Gon Gin and Tonic, mix the first three ingredients in a highball glass and top with tonic water. Garnish with a lime wedge and, if possible, use a green glow stick as a stir. Drink and stray away from the topic of midi-chlorians.


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