The Math of You


Episode 040 - John Wayne Westerns and Punch Clocks, feat. Cherry LaRuckus

Ep. 40

DJ and pin-up model Cherry LaRuckus is here to discuss John Wayne westerns, and both kinds of music: country and Western. Along the way we’ll discuss the Whiplash-Dastardly family tree, punch clock cartoon villains, and why, if you’re going to Nevada, you should bring a parasol.

Signature Cocktail: The Texas Red

There was forty feet between them when they stopped to make their play/And the swiftness of the barman is still talked about today/Texas Red had not cleared shaker fore a drink was fairly sipped/And the barman's aim was deadly with the big iron on his hip.

3/4oz bourbon
3/4oz fresh squeezed orange juice
3/4oz Cherry Heering
3/4oz sweet vermouth
cherry or orange peel, for garnish

Combine in a shaker of ice and shake extremely hard for 30 seconds. Strain into a cocktail glass and garnish with orange peel or cherry.

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