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Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Maxim Magazine Now 50% Less Embarrassing to Be Seen Reading

<em>Maxim</em> Magazine Now 50% Less Embarrassing to Be Seen Reading
We've always considered Maxim to be GQ's younger, hornier, mildly retarded brother. However, late last year they redesigned and hired a new editorial director. In spite of the black shirt, James Kaminsky is making a pretty damn good magazine. Only one page of fashion. And yes, some Maxim staples like cars and chicks. The rest is a funny and surprisingly intelligent guy-focused take on the pop-culture zeitgeist.




  • 3 shots rye whiskey (or to taste)
  • 1 sugar cube
  • Peychaud's Bitters
  • quarter shot of Absinthe
  • lemon twist

Soak the sugar cube with the bitters and place in the bottom of a highball glass. Mash with the back of a spoon (or muddler, which we hope has not been used to make a Mojito), add the rye whiskey and fill the glass with ice. Stir for about 30 seconds and then strain into another lowball glass that has been rinsed with Absinthe and filled about halfway with ice. Garnish with a lemon twist.

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