For some reason we force westerns on each other, and are quickly learning that that's not the move! But we have to honor our traditions. Along the way we talk the difference between a ladyboy and a ladyman, which Dalton seems to know about.
Act I: Where would you run?
Nick - Thailand
Errol - Mexico
Rob - New Zealand
Dalton - Europe
Act II: All the Pretty Horses review
Act III: 4 Shots/All the Pretty Horses vs. Batman Vs. Superman
Drink of the week: Michelada
12 oz Clamato
2 oz Lime Juice
1 tsp Worcestershire sauce
1/2 tsp maggi seasoning
1 tbsp salt
1/2 tsp. chili powder
Mix Clamato Juice, lime juice, worcestershire sauce, hot sauce, maggi, and beer
Take glass, rub rim with lime, dip in salt/chili powder mix, add ice, and then pour mixture into glass
We're talking Hell again! That's right, the sinful sons sit down to discuss the 90s Keanu Reeves Charlize Theron action film! Just kidding. Here's a supernatural thriller.
Act I: Deal with the Devil
Nick - A chance to meet Emilia Clarke and have a bunch of money
Errol - His soul can't be tortured
Rob - Choose when he dies, and space travel
Dalton - Bench press more weight
Act II: Devil's Advocate review
Act III: 4 Shots/rather see burn in hell? Popcorn or Lawyers.
Drink of the Week: Spicy Devil
2 oz Brandy
1/2 oz White creme de menthe
Pinch Cayenne Pepper
Shake Brandy and mint liqueur, strain into chilled martini glass. Garnish with Cayenne Pepper
We know, don't talk Star Wars with Nick and Errol while they're drinking, but isn't it just a little bit fun? You be the judge!
Act I: What makes a Star Wars Movie
Act II: Solo Review
Act III: What sequel would you like to see/3 Shots
Drink of the Week: Solo Cocktail
Mix it. Don't drive or fly though.
Second Television review of the year this week as the guy's tackle season one of NBC's newer comedy with Ted Danson! No not that one. No, not that one either.
Act I: Our own personal Hell
Act II: The Good Place season 1
Act III: Favorite moment/2.5 shots
Drink of the week: Manhattan - Boulevardier
2 oz Rye
3/4 oz Sweet Red Vermouth
2 dashes Bitters
2 Campari Ice Cubes
Mix 1 1/2 oz water with 1/2 oz Campari and freeze. Take bitters, rye and vermouth and mix in cocktail shaker, pour into a glass and garnish with cherry and Campari ice. drink slow to let the campari melt and turn the drink into a boulevardier
The boys imagine their own "what if" town of western anarchy as we set up a saloon where Errol feeds a crazy Dalton cannibal soup as he shoots up visitors who come to Rob to get new prosthetic limbs made of mercury then they go to Nick's hospital to be assigned exactly two shots of whiskey by Errol and the circle starts over....it's weird. We're weird.
Act I: Old West Occupation
Act II: Maverick Review
Act III: Favorite Scene/ 2 Shots Unanimous
Drink of the week: Poker Face
3 oz Tequila
6 oz Orange Juice
1 1/2 oz Triple Sec
Twist of lime
Shake ingredients together and strain into highball glass. Garnish with your favorite circular fruit and an umbrella toothpick then Ante Up!
A little late's better than never as the guys get deeply philosophical with their act I topic. Oh, and there's a movie review in there somewhere.
Act I: What will we regret as a society?
Act II: Loving Review
Act III: 3 Shots/Tom Hardy impressions
Drink of the week: Black and White Daiquiri
2 oz Coconut Rum
1 oz White Rum
3/4 oz Blackberry Liqueur
1/2 oz lime juice
1/2 oz water
Muddle blackberries, add all other ingredients with ice, shake and strain into a martini glass.
At long last it's here. 10 years in the making and the MoT boys talk full spoilers right out the gate, so if you haven't seen it. Tune out until you do, cause Nick ain't fuckin' around, and neither is Thanos.
Act I: Summer Movie Wager
Act II: Infinity War Review
Act III: How far will they walk it back/0 Shots
Drink of the week: Commonwealth Cocktail
1 1/2 oz blended Scotch whisky
1 oz Hawthorn Drinks Honey and Lavender Shrub
1/2 oz Hawthorn Drinks Dandelion & Burdock Syrup
3-4 Drops Commonwealth Bitters (contains 71 ingredients)
Put ingredients in shaker and shake, double strain into coupe glass.
You ever wonder what those old friends from High School are like now? Maybe you go back home and take a night on the town at the one bar and hang out to catch up? Well we do that every week here at MoT and this week we're doing it with Super Troopers 2!
Act I: Comedy sequels
Act II: Super Troopers 2 Review
Act III: Comedy sequel we want to see/3 Shots
Drink of the Week: The Canadian
Maple leaf candy
2 dashes bitters
1 Large Ice Cube
2 oz Canadian whisky
Cut Maple leaf in half and put in glass with bitters, muddle into paste, add ice and whisky, take lemon peel and squeeze it over glass to get the oils out, then rub the peel around the rim before dropping into glass.
We strap in for yet another awful movie pick from Nick. I guess when you break the seal on 5 Shots, they just flood right in. Tune in to hear us talk a bunch of shit on this awful movie that has a 76% on Rotten tomatoes. Also we talk about people who talk to animals.
Act I: Favorite Zoolingualist
Act II: A Boy and His Dog Review
Act III: 5 Shots
Drink of the Week: Nuclear Daquiri
1/2 oz Bacardi Carta Blanca rum
1/2 ozWray & Nephew Overproof rum
1/2 oz Crème de Banane
1/2 oz sugar syrup
1 1/2 oz lime juice
Lime wheel to garnish
Shake all ingredients in boston shaker and strain into coupe glass
Dalton returns to grace us with his presence and sit us down to talk about a 3 and a half hour classic by none other than, you guessed it, Akira Kurasawa. Our review of his entire catalog is nearing completion, and you can pretty much guess at this point what each of us will think about it if you've listened to previous reviews of Kurasawa's movies we've done. Nonetheless, we ramble, we love, and we drink!
Act I: Favorite Type of Warrior
Act II: Seven Samurai review
Act III: 2.5 Shots/Favorite Samurai
Drink of the week: Seven Samurai Sunrise
1 oz Cointreau
1 oz Brokers London Dry Gin
1 oz Yoshinogawa Winter Warrior Junmai Ginjo Sake
1/2 oz Cantaloupe
1/2 oz Pineapple juice
1 egg white.
Dry shake/Shake/Strain, garnish with Peychauds bitters pattern.
Another lady joins the MoT crew this week with special guest Claudia Santangelo! She stops in to give the guys a what's what on alcohol, and gave us her own drink of the week for our movie! Be sure to check out http://wordswhiskeyandwanderlust.com/ for more of her cocktails, travel blogs and poetic whiskey tumblers! And as always, enjoy, ya filthy animals.
Act I: Words, Whiskey and Wanderlust
Act II: Days of Thunder review
Act III: 2 Shots/Favorite Tom Cruise Movie
Drink of the week: Rolling Thunder
|1 1/2 oz peach liqueur|
|1/2 oz orange liqueur (cointreau, grand marnier...)|
|1/2 oz whisky|
|1/2 oz peach schnapps|
|1/2 oz Orange Juice |
1/2 oz Pineapple juice
Pour the peach liqueur, triple sec, bourbon whiskey and peach schnapps into a cocktail shaker half-filled with crushed ice. Shake well, and strain into a frosted glass mug with a few ice cubes. Fill with orange and pineapple juice, to taste, and stir. Garnish with a slice of orange centered on the rim.
Special guest Courtney Porter joins in on this week's review to help prove the Mot boys aren't misogynists as we get fancy with a foreign Flick. Apologies for audio issues, as we did a different method of recording for this one.
Act I: Courtney Porter
Act II: Force Majeure Review
Act III: 2 Shots/ Go-to comedy/comedian
Drink of the Week: Avalanche Cocktail
2 oz Banana liqueur
1 oz Creme liqueur
1/2 oz Amaretto liqueur
1 oz Half and half
1 oz Milk
blend all ingredients together with ice and serve in a collins glass with a banana slice as garnish and serve to your best lactose intolerant friend.
Dalton returns from his hiatus to say hi and hit us with an Improv pick from Mike Burbiglia, and he finally gets to talk about the PC madness and social justice warrior mentality in comedy, which is something we've definitely danced around often in the past. Let Dalton know how much you missed him this week on MoT!
Act I: PC ruins comedy
Act II: Don't Think Twice Review
Act III: Dalton's movie progress/3 Shots
Drink of the Week: Improv Vodka Old Fashioned
2 oz Vodka
Put Lemon Wheel, bitters, and sugar cube in glass and muddle together, then mix in Vodka and a splash of Club Soda and stir with ice.
Special Guest Zach Smorch joins in to help us review an Edgar Wright cult classic! No, not that one. No, not that one either. Fine. It's Scott Pilgrim Vs. The World. Zach puts the rest of the MoT boys to shame with his own drunkenness in honor of the holiday. You're Welcome Derek. If anyone else wants us to review a movie of their choice on the holiday, write us at email@example.com with a suggestion!
Act I: St. Patrick's Day
Act II: Scott Pilgrim Vs. The World
Act III: Favorite Ex in the movie/2 shots
Drink of the Week: Green Beer
Your favorite Pilsner + Blue dye. That's it. Get blacked out!
Nick subjects us to his March new release pick as we talk about the classic YA novel turned film A Wrinkle in Time! March is a slow month, so you'll have to forgive us, for we are very unforgiving in this episode, even without Dalton's cynicism. Enjoy?
Act I: YA Novels
Act II: A Wrinkle in Time Review
Act III: Ramblings/ 5 Shots!
Drink of the Week: Tesseract
1 1/2 oz Gin
1/2 oz Aperol
2 oz Grapefruit Juice
Mix ingredients together in a shaker and shake, strain into a chilled cocktail glass. Drink a lot of them for this movie
It's a calmer sea in the MoT liquor pool sans Dalton this week. Could be the subject matter, could be like missing a Beatle! You tell us, cause we're in for a morbid episode as we tackle season one of the only show that doesn't let you avoid thinking about death for 13 episodes straight.
Act I: How are you going to die?
Act II: Six Feet Under Review
Act III: Best season 1 you've seen/ 2 Shots
Drink of the Week: Six Feet Under Cocktail
1/2 oz Everclear
1 1/2 oz Root Liqueur
1/2 oz Faretti
Mint, lime, bitters
Muddle together mint, lime and bitters in a cocktail glass. Add alcohol, and fill with Ginger Ale.
Dalton sticks around for one more week to sit with us as we talk best and worst in terms of music videos before taking on that old CG movie you may have seen commercials for in the past, but just never got around to seeing. We've also listed links to all the music videos below in the show notes, if you're interested in visualizing what we're talking about.
Act I: Music Videos
Act II: 9 Review
Act III: Childhood movie most afraid of rewatching
Drink of the Week: Absinthe
1 1/2 oz absinthe
6 oz water
Use absinthe spoon to lay sugar cube on over glass with absinthe in it. Light sugar cube on fire, then slowly allow water to drip onto the flame, dousing it and letting it drip into the glass, filling it. Enjoy.
Freedom! 90 - George Michael
Miss Atomic Bomb - The Killers
The Man - The Killers
Serotonia - Highly Suspect
3005 - Childish Gambino
Tonight, Tonight - Smashing Pumpkins
Across the Universe - Fiona Apple
Loyalty - Kendrick Lamar
Ghosts - Mint Trip
Meta vs. inside joke is our sidetrack this week on the way to discussing all things Marvel in the latest addition to the MCU. Nick's memory betrays him yet again and Dalton becomes pressured to define foil. We also have some changes coming soon to the podcast, but don't worry! We'll always be here for you, dear listeners. Also we do a shot bet on the sex of Rob's future kid.
Act I: Favorite Marvel Villains
Act II: Black Panther review
Act III: Dalton's leaving/ 1 Shot
Drink of the Week: Dawa Cocktail
1 teaspoon sugar
2 oz vodka
Dawa stick in honey
put lime, sugar and vodka in glass and muddle with a Dawa stick dipped in honey. Add crushed ice and enjoy!
The boys sit to argue about genres, subgenres, whether or not it's ok to slap a woman around for answers, and why we think it's funny anyway. It wouldn't be MoT without some passionate and pointless arguments, so let's dive in!
Act I: Who would star in the movie of your life?
Act II: Chinatown Review
Act III: Favorite Jack Nicholson movie/ 0 Shots
Drink of the Week: Tom Collins with lime
2 oz gin
1 1/2 oz lemon juice
3/4 oz simple syrup
Mix gin, lemon juice and syrup in a shaker, shake and strain into Collins glass with ice, garnish with a lime wedge.
We're doing bonus holiday episodes this year with requests from listeners! This pick comes from OG listener Alex! We also spend our time talking about the commercialism of Valentine's Day and why we should still give a shit about it regardless. If you want us to do a movie you think is great send us your picks at firstname.lastname@example.org
Act I: Valentine's Day
Act II: Sunshine Review
Act III: Chuck Klosterman/ 1.5 Shots
Drink of the Week: Between the Sheets
1 oz Cognac
1 oz Triple Sec
1 oz Light Rum
Garnish: Heartshaped strawberry
Shake ingredients together and strain into a cocktail glass. Garnish with a personalized strawberrry heart!
A consensus among us this week with another classic movie as we talk about why we bother, Dalton tries to figure out what we're talking about, and another classic Nick V. Errol, but in a positive way? If that's even possible. Find out and let us know!
Act I: Why we review old movies
Act II: The Thin Man review
Act III: Abortion/ 0 shots
Drink of the Week: Martini
2 oz Gin
1 1/2 oz Dry Vermouth
Shake ingredients together in a rhythm and then strain into a martini glass. Garnish with an olive or lemon peel.
This week the boys talk about their childhood fears before taking a deep dive into one of the original slasher horror films in this 80s filled episode of Movies on Tap!
Act I: Most terrifying childhood memory
Act II: A Nightmare on Elm Street review
Act III: When was her last dream/ 2.5 Shots
Drink of the week: Nightmare Cocktail
1 oz Dry Gin
1/2 Cherry Liqueur
1 oz Red Wine
2 oz Orange Juice
Mix ingredients together in cocktail shaker, shake and strain into a martini glass, garnish with a cherry on the rim.
Well, if you thought the boys have been a little too agreeable this year, do we have a doozy for you! This is one of those occasions where the act I topic superscedes the actual review. The MoT boys get into it over fighting Hollywood actors, and somehow work out reviewing the best romance of the past 5 years, at least.
Act I: Which actor would you beat up to get their fortune?
Act II: The Shape of Water
Act III: .5 Shots
Drink of the week: Water Infusion
Very simple process really. Take a favorite fruit, such as watermelon. Soak it in water overnight, then strain into cocktail glass and mix with your favorite liquor over ice. Stir and enjoy.
This month's new release comest with an asterisk, because it was technically released at the end of 2017, but went wide in 2018, so they could get that oscar love, which segues nicely into our act I topic for this week as the boys sit down to discuss papillae, taste preference, and making TV Sitcom puns for why they love Errol.
Act I: What kind of Taster are you/Oscar predictions
Act II: The Post Review
Act III: Do you like Period Pieces/ 1 Shot
Drink of the Week: Ink Cocktail
2 oz dry gin
1/2 oz Peach Liqueur
1/2 oz Blue Curacao
2 oz Cranberry Juice
Pour ingredients into shaker with ice. Shake and strain into a martini glass. garnish with an orange peel.
The boys get stuck in the past this week when they uncover a recent Ethan Hawke time travel movie that may have gone under your radar, but if nothing else, it allows for quite a trip for your mind and takes the idea of time travel loops to an entirely new level.
Act I: Time travel pet peeves
Act II: Predestination review
Act III: Retro-futurism: What is it? /1 Shot
Drink of the week: Dewar's Dramble
2 oz Dewar's
3/4 Lemon Juice
1/2 simple syrup
splash creme de mure
Add scotch, lemon juice, and simple into glass with crushed ice, stir and top with more crushed ice, add creme de mure and garnish with blackberry.