The Two Mikes

The Two Mikes
Ever wanted to talk with someone about a book you just read? You could just join a book group and talk about it, drink a little, veer off on tangents, work back around to the book again, and finally wrap it up by picking the next book.

But what happens when the book you just read is about about hungry zombies or a haunted house, and your Eat, Pray, Love–reading friends aren’t really into reading it, much less discussing its finer points? That’s what we’re here for. We Two Mikes will be your virtual book group for discussing new and interesting and old and half-forgotten horror books.

If you want to follow along with us, look at the next forbidden book on the table and start reading.

Tuesday, September 22, 2015

Episode 104 Richard Matheson's Hell House

The Two Mike's pack their bags and spend a night in Richard Matheson's Hell House.  Is it that they are in a drunken, hallucinogenic fugue state or did they really spit up ectoplasm?  You'll find out in this epitome of the haunted house novel. ( So take that Shirley Jackson!)

Cocktail Time! 

The Resonator

Take a Champagne flute and drop in one Raw Sugar Cube that has a few drops of grapefruit bitters.  Pour in one shot of Absinthe and top with very cold dry sparking wine.

Chin Chin!

Thursday, September 3, 2015

Episode 103: Steven Rasnic Tem's The Excavation

The Mikes round out their first deep dig into an artist with a discussion of Steven Rasnic Tem's first novel. One Mike disappoints everyone by not even finishing the 

It's Cocktail Time!

The Jamesontown Flood

Fill a pint glass with cold wheat beer to about an inch from the top.
Drop a shot glass filled with Jameson Whisky in it.
Watch if foam over. 

Closing Music: "The Flood" by the Stanley Brothers