I’m in San Diego for the convention and the geek drinks at nearby bars like Union. The top picture is “Dark Knight” (love that it’s pink) and “Iron Man.” Middle is me trying to get Sonic drunk at Nerd HQ. And bottom left is “Blue Beetle” and “Spiderman.” Also, Smash Bros.
This is our theme song. It’s probably yours too. It goes like this:
I played video games in a drunken haze,
I was seventeen years young,
Hurt my knuckles punching the machines,
The taste of Scotch rich on my tongue
Not my thing but HELLA AWESOME check these out!
Star Fox - 21st Birthday!
It’s been 21 years since Fox McCloud entered our world(s). The cool and collected hero of the Star Fox franchise has become one of Nintendo’s most recognizable and popular figures. Since it’s been 21 years since we were first introduced to this badass Cornerian mercenary, we’re paying him a tribute the only way we know how:
Fox McCloud (Star Fox Cocktail)
- 2 oz. Scotch whisky
- ½ oz. crème de cacao
- ¼ tsp. orange bitters
- ¼ tsp. sugar
- Lime peel
Muddle the sugar and bitters together then add the liquids and stir thoroughly. Serve over ice and garnish with the lime peel.
Nintendo took an important step forward 21 years ago as it released its first game that utilized out-of-this-world (by March 23, 1993 standards) 3D graphics. The Super FX chip was integrated into Star Fox cartridges so that we could pilot an Arwing across the Lylat System, blowing apart Andross’ forces as Fox McCloud with the help of Falco, Peppy, and Slippy. This drink isn’t nearly as groundbreaking as that new technology; it’s a take on the classic Fox River cocktail. In addition to a few tweaks here and there, it’s made with a Scotch whisky in honor of Fox’s surname.
If that’s not enough to get you excited to do some barrel rolls, maybe this rad commercial will help: