DRUNK REVIEW: Dear Martin by Nic Stone – Parker’s Thoughts

Dear Martin by Nic Stone I’m incredibly glad that Dear Martin exists. I love so, so much about it, from its setting in the South, to the brilliantly complex socioeconomics of its main players. Dear Martin is a smart take and a use of fiction as the device for social change that it always can … Continue reading DRUNK REVIEW: Dear Martin by Nic Stone – Parker’s Thoughts

Will Vote for Booze: An Interview with “Infomocracy” Author, Malka Older

Earlier this summer we sat down with one of our favorite authors, Malka Older, to talk Infomocracy, the limits and uses of governmental power, and what it's like to have lived and worked in Washington, D.C. among, like, ten other places over the world. But this is Will Read for Booze, people!! So we invited her … Continue reading Will Vote for Booze: An Interview with “Infomocracy” Author, Malka Older

P’s To Be Read: A BoozieBookathon Extravaganzaaaa

*KLAXONS BLARE, DISRUPTING THE SWAMPY VIRGINIA MURK. THE LAST SUMMER SWALLOWS CHITTER AND FLEE. I TRAIPSE INTO FOCUS, GRINNING MISCHIEVOUSLY* ISSA (BOOZIE) BOOKATHON BRO PREPARE YA RETINAS (And also I guess ya brains and fine motor control to turn the pages and, idk, read or whatever you get it) If you somehow missed it, we're … Continue reading P’s To Be Read: A BoozieBookathon Extravaganzaaaa

The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms: Inheritance Trilogy #1, by N.K. Jemisin

As I laze here, 4 double margaritas in, I’m forced to wonder a few things: Will grocery-delivery culture be the springboard that plummets American culture fully into its sedentary nadir? How precisely is it that I have had a crush on River Song for so long, and after not watching Doctor Who for like a … Continue reading The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms: Inheritance Trilogy #1, by N.K. Jemisin

DRUNK REVIEW: Reading Blue Devils by Jon Bennett

Reading Blue Devils by Jon Bennett So ya boy dieter is a teacher and uhhhh he doesn't suck? He's lazy and manipulat(able)ive. Reading Blue Devils is about this mans and a mascot. There’s a number of ways I’m both the right wrong person to read Reading Blue Devils. I’m a former  teacher. I’m Pretty “woke”. … Continue reading DRUNK REVIEW: Reading Blue Devils by Jon Bennett

DRUNK REVIEW: Broken Earth Trilogy or, Black Women Save the Day by N K Jemisin

The Fifth Season, book 1 of of Broken Earth,  is written with a verve that rocked me the first time i read it. I had to revisit it, line by line, to acknowledge prose written so gorgeously that I lacked the werewithal to notice they were plot points. That beauty continues through the second two novels. NK … Continue reading DRUNK REVIEW: Broken Earth Trilogy or, Black Women Save the Day by N K Jemisin