Tag Archives: food and drink

Where’s The Beef?

No wonder he won Minnesota. — Homer, “Lisa’s First Word” With the presidential debates lurking around the corner like some drug-addled maniac, why not take a trip back in time to the whirlwind that was the 1984 Democratic primaries? Take … Continue reading

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Crystal Pepsi

Listen carefully, and my words will shape images as clear as any TV show. It was a tumultuous time for our nation: the clear beverage craze gave us all a reason to live; the information superhighway showed the average person … Continue reading

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Blind Tiger

Listen, rummy, I’m gonna say it plain and simple: Where’d you pinch the hooch? Is some blind tiger jerking suds on the side? — Rex Banner, “Homer vs. The Eighteenth Amendment” The Internet is as yet letting me down on … Continue reading

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Salgam (Turnip Juice)

And, with that, a mighty cheer went up from the heroes of Shelbyville. They had banished the awful lemon tree forever…because it was haunted. Now, let’s all celebrate with a cool glass of turnip juice. — Grampa Simpson lookalike, “Lemon … Continue reading

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Tube Bar Prank Calls

Somebody check the men’s room for a Hugh Jass! — Moe, “Flaming Moe’s” Among the earliest recorded prank calls, the series of conversations between New Jersey’s Bum Bar Bastards and retired heavyweight boxer/Tube Bar proprietor Louis “Red” Deutsch served as … Continue reading

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Harvey Wallbanger

I’m sorry, Mrs. Simpson, but you can’t copyright a drink. This all goes back to the Frank Wallbanger case of ’78. How about that? I looked something up! These books behind me don’t just make the office look good…they’re filled … Continue reading

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Billy Beer

Wow, my concert-going jacket still fits! And this is where I used to hide my beer…[gasp]…Billy Beer! — Homer, “The Otto Show” Brewed by the Louisville, KY-based Falls City Brewing Company in the mid-1970s, Billy Beer has the distinction of … Continue reading

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