RECIPE: Kanaka Death Orgy

2 oz chai tea infused Pendleton Whiskey 1.5 oz white rum (we used Havana Club) 1 oz Coco Reál coconut cream 4 oz pineapple juice juice of half a lime 1 oz amraetto (we like Disaronno) .5 oz spiced dark rum (we used Kraken) Shake all ingredients, except dark spiced rum,  with ice until combinedContinue reading “RECIPE: Kanaka Death Orgy”

Episode 15 – Death Below the 49th Parallel

Show Notes The borders may still be closed, but Nick and Cait are taking a trip to Canada anyway. Victoria, BC is one of their favorite places, and with Victoria Day is just around the corner, it only seems right to tell stories of ghosts and murder in The Garden City. First, Cait tells usContinue reading “Episode 15 – Death Below the 49th Parallel”

RECIPE: Spanky’s Szechuan Sazerac

Sazerac is a classic cocktail that’s been around for a very long time – we did our best to interpret the drink with authenticity. .5 oz absinthe 1.5 oz Rye Whiskey 1.5 oz Cognac .5 oz Szechuan pepper simple syrup (recipe below) 3 dashes Peychaud’s bitters Rinse a chilled rocks glass with absinthe and discardContinue reading “RECIPE: Spanky’s Szechuan Sazerac”

Episode 14 – Secret Origins

Show Notes It’s almost Mother’s Day, so we decided to bring in the woman who made it all happen, our own mother Shanna McDonald! She helps us explore the secret origins of the McDonalds’ obsession with the paranormal and help clarify some of the sketchier details. We share family paranormal encounters from three generations, includingContinue reading “Episode 14 – Secret Origins”

RECIPE: Tubthumper

1 oz. whiskey 1 oz. vodka 12 oz. can of lager 12 oz. can of hard cider You drink the whiskey drink. You drink the vodka drink. You drink the lager drink. You drink the cider drink. Sing the songs that remind you of the good times. Sing the songs that remind you of theContinue reading “RECIPE: Tubthumper”

Episode 12 – Not About Wrestling

Show Notes It’s April Fool’s Day, and the gloves are off! Nick is coming in hot with a celebrated trickster spirit from Wisconsin, Cait preys on Nick’s fears of duende with tales of the Saci, and they both work to screw with each other where they can, as is the custom of the holiday. CaitContinue reading “Episode 12 – Not About Wrestling”

RECIPE: Lizz’o the Irish

1.5 oz Dead Rabbit Irish Whiskey 1 oz Absolut Juice Apple Vodka 2 lemon slices 6 blackberries (fresh or frozen) 4 sage leaves Drizzle of honey Ginger ale to top (about 2-3 oz) Drizzle honey around interior of serving glass.  Combine whiskey, vodka, lemon, berries & sage in a shaker & muddle with ice. (ProContinue reading “RECIPE: Lizz’o the Irish”

Episode 10 – Lizzo and the Giant Otter

Show Notes Happy Amateur Night! In this episode, Nick and Cait celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with a couple of Emerald Isle tales. First up is the ghostly denizens of Malahide Castle, then the story of the fierce aquatic cryptid, the Dobhar-chú. After that, we present a bright and fruity St. Patty’s cocktail alternative to greenContinue reading “Episode 10 – Lizzo and the Giant Otter”

RECIPE: Rheeming Dickerson

2 oz Pendelton Whiskey 1 tsp simple syrup 1 tsp lemon juice 2 oz Black cherry juice Soda water to top Fill pint glass (or mason jar!) with ice, add all ingredients other then soda & stir. Top with soda. Garnish with bar cherries or a lemon wedge.

Episode 008 – Rheeming Dickerson

Show Notes It’s nearly Valentine’s Day, love is in the air, and Nick finally followed through on his threats to go looking for sex ghosts. In this episode, we take a look first at the ‘Lady in Red’ phenomenon, then focus on one in particular, Alice Rheem, the specter of Moran Manor on Puget Sound’sContinue reading “Episode 008 – Rheeming Dickerson”