Monthly Archives: April 2016

Eddie’s Spirit Chronicles: Angostura 1824 Rum

Eddie Pensier writes: I picked up this pricey Trinidadian sipper because I had a gift card to a local bottle shop. I’d been hoping for a Diplomatico or a Zacapa but this one was the best one on the shelf … Continue reading

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Naked Lady of the Week: Viola Bailey

Eddie Pensier writes: Viola Bailey, or Viola O, or Violet H, or Vanea is either our third or fourth NLOTW from Latvia, depending on whom you believe. This buxom, green-eyed strawberry blonde will have you checking airfares to the Baltic, wondering if … Continue reading

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“30 For 30: Fantastic Lies”

Paleo Retiree writes: Marina Zenovich’s new documentary about the 2006 Duke lacrosse case, which is currently available on Netflix Instant, is a perfectly adequate run-through of that fascinating, distressing episode. If you didn’t follow the story closely at the time, the film … Continue reading

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“The First Monday in May” (2016)

Blowhard, Esq. writes: I semi-enjoyed this new documentary about the annual exhibition and fundraising gala for the Metropolitan Museum’s fashion wing. Every spring The Costume Institute mounts a major exhibit that opens on May 1st with a lavish party attended by … Continue reading

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No Man Needs Nothing

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: David Lean’s “Lawrence of Arabia” is unusual in that it attempts to build a character-based epic around an enigma. I am not among those who find this strategy unproblematic. In fact, I think the movie loses … Continue reading

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Eddie’s Spirit Chronicles: Bruichladdich Octomore

Eddie Pensier writes: My most recent trip to New York resulted in an invitation to a free Bruichladdich tasting at the excellent Upper East Side Scotch bar Caledonia, and this was the last dram–the self-proclaimed “peatiest whisky in the world”. … Continue reading

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Naked Lady of the Week: Lena Nicole

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: Veteran model Lena Nicole is from California, and she looks it — the word “sunny” comes to mind when contemplating her. I particularly love her hips. There are a number of short Lena interviews on YouTube. … Continue reading

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