Episode 6

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Published on:

28th Feb 2021

The Blair Witch Project

*Turns on flashlight under face* ... Have you heard of the Blair Witch? We know a guy who knows a guy who had a firsthand encounter, so... 

On this episode, Kendall explains how the creators of this famous franchise took unprecedented (legendary!) steps to get the creepies moving well before the movie came out. That, along with some visionary movie-making decisions, turned this low budget film into an all-time classic. Even if you don't like horror movies, this one's on the list to watch because it changed the way scary movies are made. SPOILERS ahead so if you haven't gotten around to watching it in the last 22 years since it came out, go ahead and watch it before joining us!

Drink of the Episode: The Black Eyed Stickman

Produce

1 Orange peel and luxardo cherry

Condiments

3/4 oz Lemon juice

1/4 oz Simple syrup

Beer, Wine & Liquor

1 dash Aromatic bitters

1 1/4 oz Bourbon

1 1/4 oz Vodka

Other

0.50 oz St. Germain

More Resources:

http://2geekswhoeat.com/black-eyed-stickman-recipe/

https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0185937/

https://www.nytimes.com/2019/07/30/movies/blair-witch-project-1999.html

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Amateur Intellectuals
Comedy and Talk Show
Amateur Intellectuals is a podcast where two friends bring their curiosity and irreverent sense of humor as they explore a myriad of intellectual topics. Equipped with the fervor and qualifications non-experts, Master of Communication Caitlin and Bachelor of No Fine Art Kendall challenge their minds and livers as they laugh, learn, and libate with an on-theme cocktail.

Each Sunday, Caitlin and Kendall bring their thirst for knowledge (and alcohol) as they tackle new topics, share personal stories and laugh hard along the way - as only Amateur Intellectuals can.

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