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#1 absinthejack

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Posted 07 March 2013 - 06:21 AM

Tonight there's a great show on the History Channel called "Mysteries at the Museum". They go to various museums and tell the story of interesting artifacts they find there. Tonight includes a segemnt from the Museum of American Cocktails in New Orleans about absinthe. Should be interesting.
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#2 TheLoucheyMonster!

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Posted 07 March 2013 - 10:04 AM

CORRECTION;

It is not on the History Ch. It is on the TRAVEL Channel. 

 

Thanks for the heads up! DVR set      :euro:

 

http://www.travelcha...th-space-monkey

 

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Patience Worth, Space Monkey

Don Wildman examines a set of books that contain a haunting tale
told from beyond the grave, a primate involved in early space
exploration, and a bottle of alcohol believed to compel drinkers to
commit acts of violence.

 

Many
believed that absinthe may have caused one man to go on a murderous
rampage, but researchers at the Museum of the American Cocktail think
otherwise.

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Edited by TheLoucheyMonster!, 07 March 2013 - 10:28 AM.


#3 absinthejack

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Posted 07 March 2013 - 10:45 AM

Thanks a million for the correction. All of my friends would have missed it.
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#4 InAbsinthia

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Posted 08 March 2013 - 10:24 AM

Did anyone watch it yet? How was it?


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they learned all your secrets and made up your mind for you
although they were unkind to you
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#5 TheLoucheyMonster!

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Posted 08 March 2013 - 11:19 AM

The segment was about the Lanfray story, and Ted Breaux sets the record strait. :euro: 

  Not bad. Of course, I wish the segment was a bit longer and more complete.

 

I wouldn't  call it a 'must see' for anyone already familiar with the Lanfray story. Nothing really new for us here on the forums; but I think the message got out to many new folks that absinthe does not make you crazy. 



#6 greytail

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Posted 08 March 2013 - 11:23 AM

In Lanfray's case. More absinthe might have made him saner.
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#7 Absomphe

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Posted 08 March 2013 - 12:25 PM

Only if he had forgone the other crap.


Yes, I'm Krinkles the Clown on an absinthe a beer bender.

You got a problem with that?


#8 greytail

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Posted 08 March 2013 - 02:05 PM

More than likely right.
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#9 King_Stannis

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Posted 08 March 2013 - 05:08 PM

I thought it was pretty good. Overall a positive piece.
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#10 Trinity Absinthe

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Posted 22 May 2013 - 10:52 AM

I'm glad the word is getting out to a wider audience. I can't tell you how many times I've been asked, "Am I going to cut my ear off?" or "I'm not going to go crazy, am I?"

 

Maybe, just once, I should respond, "Yes, yes you are." :shifty:


Edited by Trinity Absinthe, 22 May 2013 - 10:55 AM.



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