The Math of You


Episode 111 - Opera, Classical and Ironic Authenticity feat. Seb Deken

Ep. 111

Writer, musician and Associate Editorial Director for Planned Parenthood Seb Deken is here to discuss opera and classical music. Along the way, we discuss the dangers of graduation neckgear, what pizza chain to eat at before the symphony, and music that runs the gamut from Stupid to Inexplicable.

Signature Cocktail: the Madame Mao

Let me be a grain of sand in heaven’s eye, and I shall taste eternal joy.

For the Simple Syrup

  • 1/2cup water
  • 1/2cup sugar
  • 1/2inch fresh ginger, sliced
  • 3 springs rosemary

For the drink:

  • 3oz grapefruit juice
  • 1oz rosemary ginger syrup
  • 3oz sparkling water
  • rosemary for garnish

Build cocktail ingredients over ice, and stir. Garnish with sprig of rosemary.

Follow Seb on Twitter at @sebsational, 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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