The Math of You


Episode 014: Roald Dahl and Vermicious Knids, feat. Joel Turner

Ep. 14

Writer, podcaster, and producer Joel Turner is here to talk about the loving warmth and secret horror of Roald Dahl. Along the way, we discuss how to climb Rooty Hill, how no one actually had the Ninja Turtle Van, and how when strange things happen, you’re going Round the Twist.  Signature Cocktail: the Suffering Bastard  Originally conceived as a hangover cure, this drink is full of mysteries, magic, and the secret whisperings of the world.    1.5oz botanical gin 1/2oz Bourbon, or Southern Comfort for a sweeter drink juice of half a lime bunch of mint 3oz ginger beer  Combine the gin, bourbon, several torn mint leaves, and lime juice in a shaker of ice, and shake vigorously for 30 seconds, until the outside of the shaker frosts over. Take a large sprig of mint, hold it between your hands, and clap twice. Rub the mint on the inside of the glass before dropping in. Pour the contents of the shaker into your prepared glass. Top up with ginger beer.   Follow Joel on Twitter at @gingerbfg, follow the show at @TheMathOfYou, and my wacky adventures at @lokified. If you'd like to be a guest on the show, send an email to

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