Asher’s Pub (Thursdays)

Hello fellow Cicerones! 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!

  • Painkiller Cocktail

Ingredients

  • 2 oz Pusser’s® dark rum
  • 1 oz cream of coconut
  • 4 oz pineapple juice
  • 1 oz orange juice

Directions: Shake or stir ingredients, and pour over ice in a tall glass. Sprinkle nutmeg on top, and serve.

painkiller

 

  • Maverick Cocktail

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 oz vodka
  • 1/2 oz triple sec
  • 1/2 oz amaretto almond liqueur
  • 1 oz pineapple juice
  • 2 tsp Galliano® herbal liqueur

Directions: Shake ingredients with ice; strained into an old-fashioned glass filled with ice.

maverick

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Crazy Pokemon Clover Pokedex Entries (Every Other Monday)

Warning! NSFW Content Ahead!

Hello fellow Pokemon Trainers! It’s Monday, and you know what that means! Yes, it’s time to take a look at some more crazy Pokedex entries. Now, let’s see what Fochun and Ebin have to offer us!

  •  Warudio (The World Pokemon) #282 Dark/Fighting Type Gender: Male or Female Ability: Regenerator  Ht: 6’03” Wt: 231.5 lbs (Based off of the main antagonist of Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure, a super strong vampire named Dio Brando and his stand, The World.) The final evolution of Diobat. Evolves when exposed to a Moon Stone

Description: A yellow, vampire bat-like creature with red eyes and spiky hair.

Dex Entry: Warudio was the power to stop time for short periods, making the opponent useless. (Its cry is WRYYY! The sound effect Dio makes when he stops time and smashes his opponent with a steamroller).  

warudio

  • Saudoge (The Doge Pokemon) #257 Fire/Flying Type Ability: Blaze Gender: Male or Female Ht: 10’06” Wt: 286.8 lbs The final form of Hodtog. Evolves from Wienebark at level 38 (Based off of the old Doge meme and a flaming Chinese dragon).

Description: A red, fiery hotdog and dragon hybrid.

Dex Entry: While flying through the sky, Saudoge is often confused for a dragon.

saudoge

 

  • Senketula (The Scissors Pokemon) #298 Bug/Dark Type Ability: Hyper Cutter or Intimidate Gender: Male or Female Ht: 3’11” Wt: 66.1 lbs Evolves from Araketsu at level 21 (Based off of the main character’s weapon in Kill La Kill)

Description: An incredibly cool spider-like creature with large fangs, strange eyes, and a black body.

Dex Entry: Araketsu take this form when their blood boils way too much. Although Senketula are considered monsters, they never lose their way. (It’s cry is Don’t Lose Your Way! This is a reference to Kill La Kill’s opening song).

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More Fascinating Foods From Around The World (Every Other Friday)

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

  • Malidzano is a special spread that comes from Macedonia. It’s made with garlic, purred eggplants, sirenje cheese, and other spices. 

mmalaala

 

  • Chikki is a sweet dessert that comes from India. It’s made with jaggery and ground nuts. Sesame seeds and puffed rice can also be added.

Chikki

Asher’s Pub (Every Other Thursday)

Hello fellow Cicerones! 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!

  • Angry Chameleon Cocktail

Ingredients

  • 2 tsp Kool-Aid® Cherry mix
  • 2 oz Bacardi® white rum
  • 6 oz Mountain Dew® citrus soda

Directions: Dissolve kool-aid mixture in rum, add mountain dew, and serve. 

angry chemica

  • Stone Sour Cocktail

Ingredients

  • 1 oz apricot brandy
  • 1 oz orange juice
  • 1 oz sweet and sour mix

Directions: Shake all ingredients with ice, strain into a chilled whiskey sour glass, and serve.

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More Crazy Pokemon Clover Poked Entries (Every Other Monday)

Hello fellow Pokemon trainers! It’s Monday, and you know what that means! Yes, it’s time for us to return to Fochun to see some more absurd Pokemon. Now, let’s begin!

  • Dedwheat The Zombie Pokemon (Based off of extremely moldy bread) Grass/Poison type Genderless Height: 4’11” Weight: 19.8 lbs Final evolution of Fresrye

Description: A zombified loaf of bread with red and green mushrooms growing out of its body.

Entry: Its corpse waits for the right day to be eaten. It spends its time infecting other Fresrye with lethal spores.  

dead

  • Blobbos The Blob Pokemon (Based off of the slimes from Dragon Quest) Ice/Rock type Genderless Height: 1’04” Weight: 12.6 lbs

Description: A blue blob with a surprised face and a pink tail.

Entry: People who live near mountains say that you can hear Blobbos’ cries at night, as they try to train hitting rocks. (It’s cry is its name) (It also has some of the lowest stats of any Pokemon)

blobbos

  • Biteki The Aesthetic Pokemon (Based of off Floral Shoppe and the psychic trainer from Red and Blue) Ice/Psychic type Genderless Height: 4’03” Weight: 55.6 lbs 

Description: A light blue bust with the face of a psychic trainer and a checkered design pattern.

Entry: It suddenly appeared several years ago and its origins are unknown. Looking at it makes you feel nostalgic for some reason…  (Its cry is the first few bars of Macintosh Plus’ most popular Vaporwave track)

 

biteki

Yokai Wednesdays

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

  • Gumyocho is a gorgeous creature of Japanese mythology. It resembles a multi-colored, two-headed bird. It is said to have an absolutely beautiful voice. Those who hear the bird sing, will achieve enlightenment. 

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  • Kazenbo are grotesque creatures of Japanese folklore. They’re depicted as a monks being burned alive. They live on a mountain in Kyoto called Toribeyama. While they aren’t necessary harmful, their appearance is pretty unsettling.

kozenbo

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.

ara

 

  • 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.

 acaraje