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Shaken, not stirred…

Altoids tins are the “universal container,” repurposed into paperclip holders, sewing sets, survival kits– and now, from Instructables,  something genuinely useful: a portable emergency martini…


FURTHER TO “Hands Up!…” (and “Comply With Me”): airport security cartoons from The New Yorker


As we realize that we can streamline even further by simply eliminating the vermouth altogether, we might recall that it was on this date in 1942 that Rick (Humphrey Bogart) was first publicly heard to utter the famous words “of all the gin joints in all the towns in all the world, she walks into mine” in the premiere screening of Casablanca.

Later, he delivers an even more famous line– “Here’s looking at you, kid”– that’s not in the draft screenplays at all, but has been attributed to something Bogart said to Ingrid Bergman (Ilsa) as he taught her poker between takes.

They’ll always have Paris… (source)