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Hangover Cure Myths Exposed! And The Walmart Issue With Ammunition – Eat! Drink! Smoke! Podcast

Hangover cures don’t actually cure hangovers. It’s sad, but it’s true. Greasy burgers, Hair of the Dog, hot coffee – all bunk.

Tony Katz hosts Eat! Drink! Smoke! presented by Fanimation.com and Backbone Bourbon.

Walmart will no longer sell ammunition. Is this good business, or a defense against the “woke?” Eat! Drink! Smoke! is recorded live at Blend Bar Cigar in Indianapolis, IN.

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What Just Happened With Antonio Brown and the Raiders? And the Davidoff Master Collection 2010 cigar. Tony Katz hosts Eat! Drink! Smoke!

Antonio Brown is a wide receiver in the NFL. He wanted out of Pittsburgh, and got his wish when he joined the Raiders. He has self-inflicted issues with his feet….and the Raiders waited. He didn’t want to change his helmet as per NFL guidelines, and fought the league about it….and the Raiders waited. Brown then called the Raiders GM a “cracker”….and coach John Gruden says Brown will play on Monday night.

But a released private phone conversation between Brown and Gruden, and an Instagram post by Brown saying, “Release Me” made it clear – Brown wanted out….and the Raiders said goodbye. Brown responds by saying, “I’m Free!”

Tony Katz hosts Eat! Drink! Smoke! presented by Fanimaton.com and Backbone Bourbon. On this episode it’s a review of Carl T. Huber Indiana Straight Whiskey and the Davidoff Master Collection 2010 toro cigar.

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Power and Control: Debra Messing, Eric McCormack and Harvey Weinsten

‘Will and Grace’ was a TV show that aired about a decade and a half ago. It was based around the lives of four friends, two of whom were gay, living in New York. The show was funny; it was good, it made me laugh. NBC decided to bring it back, but this time their goal was to do as many seasons as they could bashing President Trump and his supporters. And bash they did, for three entire seasons. And it was as boring as can be.

Eric McCormack and Debra Messing play the title characters, Will and Grace. Now McCormack and Messing have both taken their roles as Trump bashers off the set and into the streets of Twitter.

There is a fundraiser in Beverly Hills, CA for Donald Trump, and McCormack and Messing would have nothing of the sort in their backyard. McCormack tweeted out to The Hollywood Reporter:

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Dave Chappelle’s New Netflix Special Hits ‘The Woke’ The Hardest

(This article was originally posted on wibc.com)

If you have been following the reviews of Dave Chapelle’s new Netflix stand-up special ‘Sticks and Stones,’ you know that the media is already tearing it apart. The people at Vice say you can skip watching it and that it, “doubles down on misogyny and transphobia.” Paste Magazine called it, “boring, hypocritical and out-of-touch.”  The Root calls it lazy. With reviews like that, you know you have to watch

Why is it that The Woke scolds are so opposed to it? Can you not engage in comedy about misogyny and transphobia? (Or is it only jokes about President Trump and Christians that are still allowed?) I thought that’s what comedy does – pointed out, poked at and prodded at the powerful, the pathetic and particular moments in society. 

I hold stand-up in high regard, starting with people like Lenny Bruce and Mort Saul. It’s not that they were the funniest (always a debate,) but rather I am enamored with their presentation. These days, I feel the same way about Seinfeld (his honesty has been refreshing) and Joe Rogan (check out his Netflix specialwhere he plays out the inner monologue of Caitlyn Jenner while perched atop a bar stool. Amazing.)

I don’t find everything Dave Chapelle says to be funny. But I appreciate that Dave Chapelle is trying to do something that most other comedians aren’t doing: pulling out his and our inner demons and putting them in front of us, hopefully for us all to share a laugh over, whether it be nervously or in recognition of the truth in the existence of the demon. (Watch The Bird Revelation on Netflix.)

In his special, Chapelle asks the audience to identify the subject of an impression he does of a stupid person that seeks to destroy people over a disagreement. NOTE – Not Safe For Work:

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Andrew Luck Retires, and Money and Mental Health Matter. Is the Yamazaki 10-year Worth It? The Eat! Drink! Smoke! Podcast!!

Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck has retired. At 29. With millions in the bank. He says the injuries have gotten to him, and he is ‘mentally worn down.’ Many people are mentally worn down, but don’t have the luxury of big bank account to stop working. How will his answer be taken by fans, and the NFL?

Tony Katz hosts Eat! Drink! Smoke! presented by Fanimation.com. With Fingers Malloy and April D. Gregory, they review the Yaziki 10-year single malt whiskey and the 7×50 Sobremesa cigar.

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Eat! Drink! Smoke! – Chick-Fil-A Mac and Cheese and the 72 Hours that Exposed Rep. Rashida Tlaib and her Hatred of Israel

In the span of 72 hours, Democratic Reps. Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar went from being denied access into Israel to being shown as hating Israel so much that one of them, Rep. Tlaib, was willing to throw her own grandmother under the bus.

Tony Katz hosts Eat! Drink! Smoke! presented by Fanimation.com. Why didn’t Reps. Tlaib and Omar go with the rest of the Congressional delegation? Why did they accept funding from an organization that has vocally supported terrorism in Israel? And why did the media spin the facts – or simply fail to report them?

Chick-Fil-A now has mac and cheese. Tony, Fingers Malloy and April D. Gregory give the definitive review. They also reviewed the Bardstown Bourbon Company Phifer Pavitt Reserve Bourbon and the Diamond Crown Figurado #6 cigar.

Speaking of Chick-Fil-A, they rank highest in customer loyalty and emotional connection. Makes sense, but how did Taco Bell get into the top 5?

Eat! Drink! Smoke! is recorded live at Blend Bar Cigar in Indianapolis, IN.

The New York Times Gives Up On Journalism, Proudly

This story originally posted on wibc.com

Trusting The New York Times is no longer possible. They told us during the 2016 election that they were going to forego journalistic integrity because Donald Trump had to be defeated. Once Donald Trump won the election, they declared, “Alright! We are back to journalism now!”

Well, that didn’t last long (if it lasted at all.) The New York Times has now decided that they have talked about collusion all they possibly can. And with that talking point worn out – because it was proven to be a lie! – the Times has shifted to racism. As Byron York notes in the Washington Examiner: “New goal for New York Times: ‘Reframe’ American history, and target Trump, too”

Yes, at a “crisis townhall,” Times’ Executive Editor Dean Baquet declared the newsroom was going to shift from covering Trump and Russia to covering Trump and Racism:

We built our newsroom to cover one story, and we did it truly well. Now we have to regroup, and shift resources and emphasis to take on a different story.

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China Prepares Attack on Hong Kong, While The People Sing America’s Song of Freedom

China seems poised to engage in a crackdown on Hong Kong, with troops amassing on the Hong Kong border and police (controlled and supported by Beijing) violently removing protesters from the Hong Kong airport that they have occupied over the last two days. I have spent a lot of time on radio over the years talking about China; how its government runs and military acts, and the issues of its citizens. And I have repeatedly discussed how we, as Americans, should never think of China on any sort of equivalent footing: Never think of a Communist nation as in any way equal to a free nation. 

Radical environmentalists – which include major swaths of the Progressive party in the US – often laud China for their Green innovations and clean mass transit. But China is responsible for some of the worst pollution on Earth.

In America, the concept of ‘Green’ has become social media fodder, based too much on emotion, and not enough on data. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) has pushed the Green New Deal. It’s a radical proposal: short on specifics and long on limitiations of the rights of Americans. It’s a bad idea (airlines are good and flight is a brilliant innovation that should not be limited, and there is no eliminating cow farts with out eliminating, well, cows.)

But assume, somehow, America adopted these life-altering proposals. Does anyone think the Green New Deal is going to get implemented by the Chinese Government? Does anyone think China can be hashtag-campaigned into making a move like this?

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Eat! Drink! Smoke! Podcast!! The ‘Do Something’ On Guns And Monica Lewinsky Manages To Go Lower On Bill Clinton

If we listen to the media, America seems to want changes to gun laws in America. But does the ‘Do Something’ crowd really know what it wants?

On the Eat! Drink! Smoke! Podcast, presented by Fanimation, Tony Katz and Fingers Malloy dig much deeper into media reaction, America’s reaction and possible next steps. They also review New Riff Rye (they’ve have previously reviewed the New Riff bourbon) and the La Imperiosa cigar from Crowned Heads.

Eat! Drink! Smoke! is recorded live at Blend Bar Cigar in Indianapolis, IN.

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