Getting Lit S2EP05: Hot and Badgered

Getting Lit S2EP05: Hot and Badgered

Podcast

By Shelly Laurenston.

This month, Ilana prepared for us some literary questions:

Literary critics have said that Hot and Badgers is possibly the finest honey badger shapeshifter novel ever produced. Discuss:

Is what ways are the characters of this novel both hot AND Badgered?

What does it mean to be a good honey badger?

What role does honey play in the literary metaphors of the novel?

 

Ilana’s Drink: The Honey Badger

Ingredients:
Honey Simple Syrup (see how fancy I am getting):
1/4 cup honey
1/4 cup water

Other Ingredients:
2 oz Gin
2 oz ruby red grapefruit
Two sprigs rosemary
1 lemon of lemon juice
a pinch of sea salt

To make the simple syrup: Put the stuff in a pot on the stove on medium heat until the honey dissolves into the water, about five minutes.

To make the cocktail: First, muddle the first spring of rosemary in the bottom of a cocktail shaker. Add ice, then everything else except the last spring. Give a good shake and then strain into a cocktail glass. Put the second sprig of rosemary on top for garnish.

Books we mentioned:

  • Mama Day by Gloria Naylor
  • The Deed by Lynsay Sands
  • Blood Shadows by Lindsay Pryor

 

Next month’s book:

The Wedding Date by Jasmine Guillory

by Kerrelyn Sparks

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