In which we interview the man behind the wonderful blog Thomas Pynchon’s Liquor Cabinet. Michael has embarked upon a noble quest to drink every alcoholic beverage mentioned all of Thomas Pynchon’s novels. Chris and Bo decide to help him along by partaking in a particularly interesting trio of drinks. Which ones? You’ll have to listen to find out!
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In which we move on to chapter 2 of The Crying of Lot 49.
Oedipa heads to San Narciso to begin her executing Inverarity’s will, runs into a not-quite-British-Invasion band called the Paranoids, and has something of a remarkable tryst with a actor-turned-lawyer named Metzger. If you’re not sure what to make of all this, tune in an let our esteemed panelists walk you through some of the seedier thruways and darker intersections.
Just whatever you do, don’t lose your head.
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Richard Noggle brings news of “three nerds reading … Inherent Vice at Nerd Nite in Lawrence, Kansas”!