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The Speakeasy #073: One Piece, Star Wars, When Marnie Was There, The Oscars

January 25, 2016

Ongoing Investigations: Star Wars the Force Awakens from Disney, Aquarion Logos from Satelight, One Piece by Eiichiro Oda, The Magicians from SyFy.

Food for Thought: Who is your favorite One Piece Villain?

Topics: When Marnie Was There and the Oscars, Lots of Anime on the Big Screen, Otakon Teams Up with Omakase, Sailor Moon Pop-up Cafe in NYC, Netflix Adds Detective Conan.


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

The Han Solo

  • 1.5 oz coffee liqueur
  • 3 oz Irish Cream
  • 2.25 oz vodka

Mix together with crushed ice in a glass and garnish with mint leaves.



The Speakeasy #072: Snickerdoodle Hot Cocoa—Carry On, Yamato 2199, Manben, Phantom Thief Jeanne

December 21, 2015
Drink #072: Snickerdoodle Hot Cocoa
Carry On, Yamato 2199, Manben, Phantom Thief Jeanne

Ongoing Investigations: Carry On by Rainbow Rowell, Phantom Thief Jeanne by Arina Tanemura, Manben ep. 1, Space Battleship Yamato 2199: Odyssey of the Celestial Ark by Xebec.

Topics: Digital only manga, Comic Zenon, Book Walker, New Macross, Waku Waku NYC, Otakon, Glitter Force, To All the Corners of the World anime gets crowdfunded, Working in the anime industry, Favorite licenses, Miyu Matsuki, Shigeru Mizuki, Origa.


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

Snickerdoodle Hot Cocoa

  • 3 c. half & half
  • ⅔ c. white chocolate, chopped
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • ½ tsp. vanilla
  • ½ tsp. cinnamon
  • ⅛ tsp. nutmeg

Combine ¼ c. half & half, white chocolate, and cinnamon stick in a small saucepan. Heat on low, stirring constantly, until white chocolate is melted. Add remaining half & half and spices and heat through. Remove cinnamon stick before serving.



The Speakeasy #066: Coffin Nail —Game of Thrones, Coffin Princess, Kimi ni Todoke, Kickstarter

June 29, 2015
Drink #066: Coffin Nail
Game of Thrones, Coffin Princess, Kimi ni Todoke, Kickstarter

Ongoing Investigations: Game of Thrones S5 from HBO, Paul Feig’s Other Space, Ex Machina from Film4, Chaika: The Coffin Princess S1 by Bones, Kimi ni Todoke vol. 21 by Karuho Shiina.

Topics: China’s Banned Manga List, All of the Kickstarters.


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

Coffin Nail

  • 1/2 oz amaretto almond liqueur
  • 1/2 oz Drambuie Scotch whiskey
  • 1 1/2 oz Scotch whiskey

Build over ice in an old-fashioned glass.


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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