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Cocktail Party Effect

A lovely evening of classical music at San Diego’s new Rady Shell at Jacobs Park leads to a conversation with an audio engineer about the term cocktail party effect, referring to the brain’s ability to focus in on the sound of one...

Rhyming Name Cocktail Game

Quiz Guy John Chaneski has crafted a puzzle about cocktails with rhyming names. For example, in Jackson or Biloxi you might be served a libation inspired by the long-haired subculture of the 1960s. What drink would that be? This is part of a...

Andre the Giant’s Drink

We’ve spoken on the show about the suicide drink— that thing where you mix everything at the soda fountain into one cup. And we’ve also covered the Matt Dillon, when a bartender pours whatever’s in the bar mat into a cocktail glass...

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cocktail  n.— «Two guards I spoke with had numerous years of service, and each said Camp Delta was the most stressful assignment of their careers. One told me that each day, detainees throw bodily waste at him. Guards have coined names for...