It’s Wednesday—time for GOOD’s cocktailian-in-residence to offer liquid solace to a needy public figure. This week: re-controversial sex columnist Dan Savage.
It’s no surprise that the right-wing attack machine occasionally takes a break from trumping up reasons to hate President Obama (this week: POTUS hated the Beastie Boys! Because of racism!) to remember that Dan Savage exists, and that he tends to say things conservatives don’t like.
Every Wednesday, GOOD’s Roué in Residence pens a tribute to cocktails befitting the times. This week: Top-notch Margaritas and Mint Juleps to help you celebrate some new holiday math: Derby Day + Cinco de Mayo = Bartholomew Cubbins Day!
Drinking and millinery go together like gin and tonic water. Just ask Raymond Chandler, or SpongeBob Squarepants. Or if you prefer crowdsourcing to celebrity endorsements, just look out your window this Saturday, when the calendar unifies two great spring holidays for those who like to sip cocktails while sporting chapeaux: Derby Day and Cinco de Mayo. I tip my boozy beanie to my editor Amanda Hess, who summed up this weekend’s outlook perfectly via e-mail: “How many hats are people going to be wearing?? So many hats.”