For this year’s beer issue, I wanted to do brief interviews with some of my favorite local drunks. It sounded easy in my head, but coordinating such interviews proved to be a daunting task, like herding feral cats. The only local drunk I got around to interviewing for this article was my man Rob Packer, who probably came out of his mom’s vagina holding a Pabst.
One thing I love about SLC is the art scene. Dr. Sketchy’s is a nationwide sort of artist draw-a-thon that happens once a month at a bar where artists have a certain amount of time to sketch a live model on stage while enjoying good music and libation. I decided to venture down to Bar Deluxe a few months ago to take a look and see what Maggie Zukowski has brought to the Salt Lake chapter.
When planning my Friday nights, two criteria rise above the rest: alcohol and art. These activities need not be mutually exclusive, hence my long love affair with the Gallery Stroll. This month, as SLUG celebrates all things beer, we’ll look at beer art, the art of beer, drinking beer while we look at art and beer as the motivator rather than the inhibitor.
Dear Cop, There was recently an incident that made headlines of a transsexual at the DMV who was literally put on display, humiliated in front of the other DMV patrons and told to wash her face and pull her hair back or face not getting a license/ID. As a cop, how are you trained to deal with trans people?
We have a beer-centric product review section this month, featuring reviews of the BeerCloud Mobile App, a Beer Tasting and Hop Appreciation Kit, a Chrome backpack perfect for stashing beers, the Wriskey bottle opener, and some hangover recovery patches from Zaca.
New and recent releases from Beer Corpse, Boris, Cass McCombs, Foundation, Fucked Up, Joan of Arc, Mia Doi Todd, Nick 13, Panda Bear, Swingin' Utters, Title Fight, Weekend Nachos and more are reviewed.