Drink with the Stars at Your Oscars Party

February 13, 2015 • No Comments The annual Oscar Awards show means it’s time to party like a Hollywood star. No, don’t expect anyone to ask you who you’re wearing. And TMZ won’t be tracking your every move. But Of All…


January 1, 2015

Robert Mitchum’s Hangover Cure

No Comments January 1, 2015 • No Comments We’ll keep this short and sweet (and with a raw egg, too) for those of you who might be too bleary-eyed for much Jan. 1 reading. Courtesy of  Of All the Gin Joints, written by…


December 12, 2014

Cheers to the Holidays!

No Comments December 12, 2014 • No Comments Fill the holiday season with tales and toddies, conversation and cocktails. These two books toast you and yours with merry reading — and even merrier drinking. Of All the Gin Joints by Mark Bailey, illustrated…


September 30, 2014

Happy Hours: Of All the Gin Joints Pub Day

No Comments September 30, 2014 • No Comments We waited as long as we could. We know it’s not happy hour yet. Heck, it’s not even tea time. But it is time to get the party started, time to celebrate publication day for…


July 8, 2014

Giveaway Tuesday: Of All the Gin Joints

4 Comments July 8, 2014 • 4 Comments The golden days of Hollywood featured celebrities with larger-than-life personalities and even grander drinking habits. Mark Bailey dives deep into Tinseltown lore, revealing the legendary alcohol-fueled fights, drunken seductions and movie set sagas — brought…


December 22, 2011

A Toast to You: Happy Holidays from Algonquin

No Comments December 22, 2011 • No Comments Today marks our last blog post until we return on January 3. Until then, we leave you with the recipe for the perfect holiday drink, courtesy of our editorial assistant/resident mixologist, Daniel Nowell. Wishing you…


October 28, 2011

The John Jeremiah Sullivan: An Essential Autumn Cocktail

3 Comments October 28, 2011 • 3 Comments Like most well-adjusted Americans, I can use almost anything to justify wanting a drink. It’s raining? Better have a toddy. It’s hot out? A gin and tonic! Bad days, great days, taxes or a raise—each…