More Fascinating Food and Drinks From Around The World (Fridays)

Hello fellow foodies! It’s Friday, and you know what that means! Yes, it’s time to take a look at some more delicious foods and drinks. Now, let’s dig in!

  • Bandrek is a warm beverage that comes from Indonesia. It’s made from palm sugar, ginger essence, cinnamon, cloves, star anise, black pepper, lemongrass, coriander, and cardamom seeds. It’s usually drunk on cold nights.

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Fascinating Food and Drinks From Around the World (Fridays)

Hello fellow foodies! It’s Friday, and you know what that means! Yes, it’s time for us to take a look at some more interesting foods and drinks. Now, let’s dig in!

  • Ara is an alcoholic drink that comes from Bhutan. It’s made from fermented rice, and served with butter or a poached egg.

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  • Acaraje is a fried food that comes from West Africa. It’s made with mashed black eyed peas, chopped onions, cashews, shrimp paste,and palm oil. It’s usually eaten during breakfast.

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More Delicious Foods From Around The World (Fridays)

Hello fellow food lovers! It’s Friday, and you know what that means! Yes, it’s time to take a look at some more fascinating foods. Now, let’s dig in!

  • Locro is a savory dish that comes from Argentina. It’s a special stew that’s made with corn, a form of meat; like beef jerky, chorizo, or beef, squash, beans, pumpkin, and onion. It’s the national dish of Argentina, and it’s usually eaten on May 25th, the anniversary of the May Revolution.

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  • Hochzeitssuppe is a soup that originated in Germany. It has a chicken broth base, meatballs, asparagus heads, egg custard, noodles, chicken meat, and raisins. It’s eaten during wedding receptions.

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Asher’s Pub (Thursdays)

Drinks found on various websites

Hello fellow Mixologists! It’s Thursday, and my Pub is open once again! I hope you guys are ready for some awesome drinks. Now, let me fix you up something special!

  • Gerudo (Legend of Zelda cocktail) (Drink created by Mer)

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 oz Scotch Whiskey
  • 3/4 Blood orange juice
  • 3/4 oz Cherry Herring
  • 3/4 oz Sweet Vermouth
  • 1-2 tsp Espresso
  • 2 Dashes Angostura Bitters

Directions: Brew espresso according to instructions, let cool. Shake all ingredients with ice.

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  • Ocean Breeze Cocktail

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 oz Malibu® coconut rum
  • 1 1/2 oz Stoli® Razberi vodka
  • 1 1/2 oz pineapple juice
  • 3-4 oz cranberry juice

Directions: Stir ingredients together in a Collins glass filled with ice cubes. Top with a cherry and serve.

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Hall Of Shame: The Strangest Comic Book Characters (Every Other Tuesday)

Characters found in various DC and Marvel encyclopedias, and on comic vine.gamespot.com

Hello fellow comic book lovers! It’s Tuesday, and you know what that means! Yes, it’s time to take a look at the most bizarre comic characters. Now, grab your favorite Graphic Novel, and let’s begin!

  • Kite-Man Real Name: Charles Brown Status: Villain Creator: DC First Appeared: Batman #133 (1960) Powers/Weapons: Various Kite-Based Gadgets

As a child, Charles was always fascinated by kites. When he became an adult, he became the pathetic Kite-Man. He used a variety of kites to commit crimes, but was stopped by Batman on many occasions. He eventually met his end at the hands of the “Psychopathic Cannibal”, Bruno Mannheim.

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  • Codpiece Real Name: N/A Status: Villain Creator: Rachel Pollack of Vertigo Comics First Appeared: Doom Patrol #70 (1993) Powers/Weapons: Power suit and groin cannon (PFTTT)

When Codpiece was a high school, he asked a popular girl out. He was denied and told he wasn’t big enough. Thinking that she was taking about his dick, Codpiece made a power suit with a groin cannon. As an adult, he started committing crime and breaks into a bank. In an awesome turn of events, he meets his end at the hands of the Transgender superhero, Coagula. (WTF!)

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Synthwave September

Le Perv by Carpenter Brut from the album “Hotline Miami 2: Wrong Number 2015

This is an intense Synthwave track from the Ultraviolent epic, Hotline Miami 2. This particular piece plays during a prison break, and boy, does it fit! It starts with rhythmic bass, accompanied by a droning synthesizer. You can hear police sirens in the background, and this really adds to the dangerous atmosphere. Then, around the 47 second mark, the beat intensifies! We hear a blaring synth, and immediately feel anxiety. I’ve got to give credit to Carpenter Brut and Devolver Digital for using this amazing joyride of a song in the game. Tell me what you think of this piece in the comments’ section below.

https://www.google.com/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=1&cad=rja&uact=8&ved=0ahUKEwi4lLjCipzWAhVY22MKHY9ADw8QyCkIKzAA&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.youtube.com%2Fwatch%3Fv%3DRYtVf0wvPpc&usg=AFQjCNGHagDWAe1i4T4N2gPCsYyqbH9eHQ

Yokai Wednesdays (Every Other Wednesday)

Creatures found on yokai.com

Konichiwa, everyone! It’s Wednesday, and you know what that means! Yes, it’s time for us to take a look at some more yokai. Now, let’s go on a journey to the “Land of the Rising Sun”!

  • Goryo are vengeful creatures of Japanese mythology. They’re said to be the ghosts of ancient nobles who died in terrible ways. The spirits bring tragedy and destruction wherever they go. The calamity can be in the form of fires, storms, or plagues. They can’t be killed, but can transform into peaceful spirits with the help of priests.

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  • Kirin are immensely powerful creatures of Japanese folklore. They’re depicted as a chimera-like beasts with dragon scales, a deer’s head, a mane surrounded by holy fire, and an ox’s tail. They appear during times of world peace, and never harm any creature.

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