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

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.

(Listen)

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.

 

 Follow us directlyon Stitcher, or on iTunes

The Speakeasy #061: New Dawn, Manga Blitzkrieg

Drink #061: New Dawn
Manga Blitzkrieg

This month marks the beginning of our new format! Please let us know what you think.

Ongoing Investigations: Kamen (vols. 1-2) by Gunya Mihara, Stones of Power by Azumi Isora, Whispered Words (vols. 1-2) by Takashi Ikeda, and Raqiya by Masao Yajima and Boichi.

Topics: The new anime season, the Oscar nominees for best animated feature, Pony Canyon’s first U.S. releases, and the growth of digital manga in Japan.

(Listen)

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

New Dawn

3/4 oz Jagermeister Herbal Liqueur
1/4 oz Creme de Bananes

Pour the Jagermeister into the glass then the Creme de Bananes over it. Serve as is.

 Follow us directlyon Stitcher, or on iTunes