Posts tagged "Pan-Am"

Reliving the 1960s through retro TV shows

Living through the 1960s was weird enough for a lifetime, now television gives us a chance to relive it. Do we have to? Earlier, we were eased into the decade with “Mad Men,” the award-winning AMC show set in the 1960s. It is self-described as a “sexy, stylized and provocative . . . drama (that)... Read more »

I never liked Scotch anyway.

I like it ever less now that the Scottish Justice Secretary Kenny MacAskill freed the Lockerbie bomber Abdel Baset al-Megrahi. All the more reason to stick with good old Kentucky whiskey, Jack Daniels, and its top shelf Gentleman Jack. MacAskill said a-Megrah’s release was required by Scottish compassion law, commanding, as it were, that we... Read more »
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