This. This is What I’m Writing About

Posted on 13/12/2012 by

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Document clearly typed by typewriter and signed by Dean Martin. Reads: Dean Martin - MARTIN BURGERS 1 lb. ground beef / 2 oz. bourbon... chilled / Preheat a heavy frying pan and sprinkle bottom lightly with table salt. Mix meat, handling lightly, just enough to form into four patties. Grill over medium-high heat about 4 minutes on each side. Pour chilled bourbon in chilled shot glass and serve meat and bourbon on a TV tray.Document clearly typed by typewriter and signed by Frank Sinatra. Reads: Frank Sinatra - SINATRA BURGERS - 1. Call for Deano. / 2. Tell him to make you a fuckin' burger. / 3. Drink his bourbon.

People keep asking me what the book is about. There are lots of different answers to that, but the core of the story — it’s about the friendship between these two guys.*

Friendship, swearing, and alcohol.

It’s at least remotely possible this book is not YA.

 

* Just so we’re clear. The two guys are not Martin and Sinatra.