Sunday Brunch: Why Libraries Are Important and the Week’s Top Posts

Brunch with Hemingway

Brunch with Hemingway

By Daniel Ford


Earlier this year, Sean Tuohy told a poignant story about going to the library and Daniel Ford ranted about receiving library books for Christmas.

First Round of Mimosas           

Matthew Abeler, a student at the University of Northwestern of St. Paul with a keen sense for observation, filmed “Pass the Salt” to explore how technology affects our relationships. He recently gave Rachel Tyner a behind-the-scenes look at the viral video.

Matthew Abeler Helps ‘Pass the Salt’ With His Viral YouTube Video

The Newspapermen Eggs Benedict

Will, Shirley, and Henry interact with a number of sources in the latest installment of The Newspapermen. Which one of them can be trusted?

The Newspapermen: Sources

Musical Interlude

Nothing says Christmas like searing guitar solos.

Second Round of Mimosas

Insults and drinks go together like…well…insults and drinks. Sean Tuohy reminisces about his favorite moments from “Tough Crowd with Colin Quinn.”

Here You Are Dummy: 4 Great Moments From ‘Tough Crowd with Colin Quinn’


Harlen Wheatley, master distiller for Buffalo Trace, stops by Bob, Bourbon, and Books to talk about the history of the distillery and what makes its bourbon stand out.

Bob, Bourbon, and Books: Tangled Up in Blue

Feel-Good Dessert

Newcomer Kerri Liss’ emotional debut essay will make you appreciate all the sunshine in your life.

Lorraine’s Sunshine

Next Week’s Menu

A podcast interview with Erik Stolhanske from Broken Lizard, holiday book recommendations, and more!