Matthew Berry’s Love/Hate for Week 6

Think you’ve tried every type of fantasy league? So did our guru, until he saw a tweet this summer. More on that and the usual advice for your Week 6 lineups. – NFL

Matthew Berry’s Love/Hate for Week 5

He’s heard your pleas … and your please-bring-it-backs, so here it is. Players he likes — and players he doesn’t — for this week’s games. – NFL

Matthew Berry’s 50 facts for Week 4

Dozens of stats to consider when setting your Week 4 lineups, plus the stages of what it feels like having David Johnson on your roster this season. – NFL

Matthew Berry’s 50 facts for Week 3

Loads of stats for you to consider when setting your Week 3 lineups, plus a list of calls the TMR would like you to forgive him for. – NFL

Matthew Berry’s 50 facts you need to know before Week 2

As usual, plenty of correct statements to help you set your Week 2 lineups, as well as the story of a fantasy player in a battle for his life. – TOP

Matthew Berry’s Love/Hate for Week 16

As you seek your league championship, remember the players who got you there, and we have a suggestion of how to show your appreciation. Oh, and we have some advice to help you win, too. – NFL

Matthew Berry’s Love/Hate: Never giving up

Matthew Berry details a teenager’s battle with cancer and how fantasy football has provided a necessary distraction. He also offers his usual weekly loves and hates. – NFL

American Beauties: Chuck Berry’s Memoir Grabs You Like a Song

Mr. Berry, who died on Saturday, released a book in 1987 that was heavy on music, intimacy and the complications of race.
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Beach Bum Berry’s Grog Log

Beach Bum Berry’s Grog Log

This edition of The Grog Log is NOT SPIRAL BOUND. Tiki bar mixology is a lost art-but the Grog Log rescues it. A twenty-page introduction traces the history of Polynesian Pop, then teaches you everything you need to know about how to make the Grog Log’s eighty tropical drink recipies. Many of these recipies have never before been published anywhere-including vintage “lost” recipies by Don the Beachcomber, Trader Vic, and long-gone Polynesian restaurants from the island of Manhattan to the islands of Hawaii. Profusely illustrated with vintage tiki menu graphics from the ’50 and ’60s, with cover art by famed Exotica artist Bosko. Review SIPS – Trader Vic Drank Here By WILLIAM GRIMES As John Glenn was orbiting the earth for the first time, his fellow Americans were deep into the long-lived craze known as tiki. This gaudy life-style package – a blend of Polynesian kitsch, fake island food and lethal rum drinks – began in the late 1930’s and early 40’s with Los Angeles restaurants like Don the Beachcomber and Trader Vic’s, and gradually spread to the suburban patio before fizzling out in the early 1970’s. It’s back, of course. Jeff Berry and Annene Kaye, serious students of tiki, have compiled a serious tiki cocktail book, “Beachbum Berry’s Grog Log.” In 96 spiral-bound pages adorned with tiki illustrations, the authors have ranged far and wide to gather classic Polynesian fakes, like the Fog Cutter from Trader Vic’s, the Missionary’s Downfall from Don the Beachcomber and the Sidewinder’s Fang from the Lanai Restaurant in San Mateo, Calif. They have even managed to unearth Manhattan tiki cocktails, like the Hawaiian Room, served at the old Hotel Lexington in the 1940’s, and the Headhunter, served at the Hawaii Kai in the 1960’s. The authors have also come up with their own tiki-inspired originals, like Hell in the Pacific (151-proof Demerara rum, lime juice, maraschino liqueur and grenadine), and the Waikikian (light Puerto Rican Rum, dark J.

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