Mike S. convinced Mike M. to read with him a book he loved in high school. Always a risk, to reread something you loved as a kid, but we aren’t disappointed. We dig the grooviness of its early seventies scene and don’t even have to wonder if it is horror (it isn’t). It gives us lots to talk about: immortality, hot hairy lovin', kids these days, and so on.
It’s Cocktail Time!
The Skull beneath the Skin
½ oz each of gin, vodka, rum, and triple sec
¼ oz Rose’s lime juice
2 oz sour mix
1 oz blue agave syrup
Shake with ice and strain into martini glass; top with a splash of champagne.
Chin. And also chin.
Bonus link: Robert Silverberg's thoughts on his career in sleaze:
Closing music: “Live” by Emitt Rhodes, performed by the Bangles.