S&L Podcast - #301 - Long Days and Pleasant Nights

Hot Pie has a bakery! Ready Player One has a trailer! The Rook has a TV show! This episode has a final word on butterscotch! And the man in black has a gunslinger following him!

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Tom: Forgot.

Veronica: Driftwood Crooked Coast Altbier


Trike: The most pleasant surprise is the Ready Player One trailer. I started a thread in the Movie/TV section, but here it is.

Trike: Arrival screenwriter Eric Heisserer is adapting another story from Ted Chiang's collection Stories of Your Life and Others for AMC: "Liking What You See: A Documentary."

David: The 2017 World Fantasy Award nominees have been announced.

Stephen: Do not know how serious this is, but Hot Pie has opened a bakery called, are you ready for this, " You Know Nothing Jon Dough "

David: And Colson Whitehead's The Underground Railroad wins this year's Arthur C. Clarke Award!

Robert: It looks like Daniel O'Malley's The Rook is coming to Starz. It is being Executive Produced by Stephanie Meyer, author of the Twilight series. So of course her name is overshadowing the book's author.

Nokomis.FL: Rob Reid releasing excerpts for his upcoming book, After On.


I have to raise the name of David Eddings, I read these books in the 1980s. I found it very hard to buy new copies in Brighton uk . I manages to buy complete set on eBay and started reading, wow, the books are still great and I find it very strange that these books have not been made into a movie or to series. Please could you remind your followers about David Eddings. Would you consider a review of one of his books on your show.



The final word in BUTTERSCOTCH


So this began when you guys were talking about adding whiskey to butter beer, which is like butterscotch soda (according to what Tom said, I’ve never had any) and my comment was simply goofing off about adding scotch to a drink that, should it be using authentic ingredients, would already have scotch, because butterscotch is traditionally made with scotch. So I called the redundant concoction Scotch Butterscotch.

This isn’t helping, is it?

Anyways. I think we can agree that butterscotch, because it’s made with scotch, is the better version of caramel.

JF Dubeau
(and yeah, don’t waste good scotch. Just use Johnny Walker Red.)

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