The Insiders

Season 1 | Episode 11
1h 13m | Nov 10, 2021

This episode is our season one Finale. Our cocktail is the Fancy Free. So mix one up and join us while we talk about some of the sources and online research we’ve done.

Video version of this episode: The Insiders:

Transcript of this episode (it's a long one so it's in two parts):

The Fancy Free:

  • 2 ounces rye whiskey
  • ½ ounce maraschino liqueur
  • Dash of Angostura bitters
  • Dash of orange bitters
  • Orange twist, for garnish


Stir all liquid ingredients with ice. Strain into a rocks glass filled with ice. Garnish with an orange twist.

Links I promised you:

Collected Sounds Podcast:

Tales from the Shift Podcast:

"Augie's Secrets" by Neal Karlen (the book we talked about) (affiliate link) 

Volsteadland is a podcast about the seedy underworld of the 1920s and 30s in Minneapolis, focusing on notorious mobster Isadore Blumenfeld, a.k.a. Kid Cann.

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Theme Music: "The Last Prayer (to Isadore Blumenfeld)" by Paolo For Lee 


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