A few interesting links collected July 23rd through July 28th:
- Soundtrack: ESPN’s Coverage Fit for a King – Today’s Soundtrack blog – Boston.com – It’s a big deal. It exposes ESPN as a positive publicity machine for James and the NBA and damages its reputation as a news provider. It’s not a little, dumb thing — it is a manifestation of ESPN’s corporate values.
Old Enough To Drink -Tally-ho and pass the tater salad.Twenty-One
– 2 oz gin
– ¾ oz Pimm’s No. 1
– 1 oz fresh-squeezed lemon juice
– ¾ oz simple syrup
– cucumber slice
Combine first four ingredients (as always, adjust the syrup:lemon ratio to taste) in a cocktail shaker. Add a big scoop of ice, give it a dozen good shakes, and strain into a chilled rocks glass. Slide in the cucumber.
Optional: Grow muttonchops and refer to everything as “Striking!” Play croquet and care about Wimbledon.
- Great moments in jazz: Ornette Coleman defines the Shape of Jazz to Come | Music | guardian.co.uk – Initially regarded as a fraud or a fool, his playing influenced half a century of jazz – and this album defines his greatness more than any other