The Math of You


Episode 006: The Muppets and Smelling the Bottlecap, feat. Kate Racculia

Ep. 6

Kate Racculia, author of This Must Be The Place and Bellweather Rhapsody, is here to talk about the miracle of the Muppets. Along the way we’ll discuss stealing jokes from Reader’s Digest, the essential loneliness of Gonzo, performance artist, why Steve Martin has ruined fancy restaurants for everyone, and the adult realisation that you’re a Bert, not an Ernie.

Editor’s note: We were having such a good time on the podcast that the levels are a little wacky in some places. You’ll also hear a little bit of echo on Kate’s track a few times. Apologies for the inconvenience. -LB  Signature Cocktail: the Electric Mayhem It’s not easy being green, but you’ll be movin’ right along, footloose and fancy-free, after a sip of this refreshing beverage. Just remember to turn left at the fork in the road. 1.5 oz botanical gin 1 oz green chartreuse 1.3 oz lemon juice 1 dash orange bitters 1 egg white 1 oz rosemary simple syrup*  Combine ingredients in a shaker without ice, and shake for 20 seconds, until the egg begins to foam. Add ice and shake for a further 30 seconds. Strain into a double old fashioned glass, and garnish with lemon peel and a rosemary spring.  *bring equal parts of sugar and water to a boil with 4 sprigs of rosemary. Boil for one minute, then strain and chill. Keeps in the fridge for up to a month.   Follow Kate on Twitter at @KateRacculia, 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 Stop by the Patreon if you have a few bucks, and help support The Math of You!

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