MOVIE & HOME ENTERTAINMENT EXPERT BEN LYONS HIGHLIGHTS THE LATEST 4K/BLU-RAY/DIGITAL HD RELEASES & THE BEST WAYS TO WATCH THEM
As Summer Ends Enjoy The Hottest Movies In the Comfort of Your Own Home
Ben Lyons is a Television, Radio, and Online host and producer who covers pop culture like nobody else. Each month with his DEN (Digital Entertainment News) segment, Ben highlights the latest 4K/Blu-ray and Digital HD releases and the best ways to watch them. Ben’s next DEN segment is Friday, September 16th. As summer comes to an end, Ben will let your viewers know how they can relax by catching up on the hottest movies in the comfort of their own homes.
Ben Lyons is the lead host of IMDb’s Golden Globes and Academy Awards coverage. Over the years Ben has worked as the film correspondent for E!, EXTRA, Oscar.com, and Yahoo!, covering every major awards show and film release. He can be heard on ESPN radio in Los Angeles and is the chief correspondent and “voice of the fans” at Derek Jeter’s theplayerstribune.com. Ben is the Executive producer of the upcoming film Spaceman starring Josh Duhamel that hits theaters on August 19th. Born and raised in New York City, Ben is the grandson of legendary New York Post columnist Leonard Lyons, and is the son of film and theater critic Jeffrey Lyons. The Lyons family has been covering pop culture in American media for more than 80 years.
COCKTAIL HISTORIAN & INSTRUCTOR, BRIAN HOEFLING TALKS ABOUT HIS BOOK, DISTILLED KNOWLEDGE: THE SCIENCE BEHIND DRINKING’S GREATEST MYTHS, LEGENDS, AND UNANSWERED QUESTIONS
Armed with cutting-edge research and a barfly’s thirst for the truth, cocktail instructor Brian D. Hoefling tackles the most burning questions and longest-held myths surrounding that most ancient of human pastimes—with the science to either back them up or knock them down. From the ins and outs of aging to the chemistry of a beer head and the science behind your hangover, Distilled Knowledge provides a complete and comical education that will put an end to any barroom dispute, once and for all.
Distilled Knowledge: The Science Behind Drinking’s Greatest Myths, Legends, and Unanswered Questions
A charming, uproarious exploration of the scientific answers to our most timeless questions about drinks and drinking
Whether you are a connoisseur of fine wine or a barfly who would stake their life on a favorite local brew, we’ve all heard the old wives’ tales, myths, and questions that circulate among bustling bars, hustling wineries and distilleries, and lush dinner parties. Beer before liquor, never been sicker? Will bathtub gin really make you go blind? An alternative to listening to the theorization of bartenders or the ruminations of your drinking companion, Distilled Knowledge: The Science Behind Drinking’s Greatest Myths, Legends, and Unanswered Questions (October 2016, $21.95) is a compendium of all the major points of discussion and disputation, with the cutting-edge research to support them.
Cocktail historian and instructor, Brian D. Hoefling unweaves the mystery and half-truths surrounding the most ancient of human pastimes through a conversational and comical text. From the ins and outs of fermentation, distillation, aging, and mixing to the science behind intoxication and hangovers, Distilled Knowledge is the only book you’ll need to settle barroom disputes or win pub trivia night. Accompanying Hoefling’s text are 30 full-color supplementary illustrations by Leandro Castelao, featuring amusing infographics on everything from shaking a cocktail to gin flavors. Complete with cross-references, scientific appendices, and a full index, Distilled Knowledge is a robust cocktail of information for the curious amateur.
A compulsively readable book, Distilled Knowledge is as funny as it is factual and will delight cocktail enthusiasts, beer aficionados, and those who love a good bit of trivia.
ABOUT BRIAN D. HOEFLING:
Brian D. Hoefling is a cocktail historian, instructor, and inveterate barfly. The founder of the Herzog Cocktail School and a specialist in custom cocktail courses, his writing has appeared in the Boston Business Journal. He lives in Boston with an impressive selection of rums.
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