Quick follow-up to yesterday’s reblog of ModCloth’s post… I noticed on the MediaRun site that they have an updated version of the Oscar dresses infographic.
Paul North of Mediarun says:
The original plan was always to release a second version of this infographic, adding the newest dress from Sunday’s Awards. The scale of the response has instead enabled us to find many more dress designer names (thanks, Bob Mackie for contacting us about Sally Field’s dress), correct a few minor errors and go to print.
Oscar Dresses: Every Dress Worn by Best Actress Academy Award Winners. Copyright Mediarun Digital 2014.
I’ll be keeping my eye out for the poster version to hang on my wall!
Apparently, someone stole $26,000 worth of Pappy Van Winkle bourbon.
Yes, I WAS in Kentucky last weekend. And yes, of course, I visited Buffalo Trace Distillery – the makers of Pappy Van Winkle. But I’m sad to report that I am not the proud owner of nearly 200 bottles of the bourbon. :(
What is Pappy Van Winkle, you ask? It’s a most excellent aged bourbon! Pat and I first came across it a few years ago in Pittsburgh when we went to the local Whiskey Fest. We were lucky enough to snag a bottle soon after from the local state store – at the time, we didn’t realize HOW lucky we were! It’s nearly impossible to get from stores – you have to sign up on waiting lists ages in advance to even have a hope of getting a bottle – and can cost over $1,000 from some resellers. Eep!
Any employee or others found in warehouse tampering with barrels will be subject to dismissal.
The dire warning on the “secret” library entrance to one of Buffalo Trace’s warehouses (see above) was obviously ineffective in preventing the theft. Le sigh.
An experimental cask at Buffalo Trace.
So now, my chances of getting a new bottle of Pappy Van Winkle are ever so slightly smaller than the slim chance I had before.
Which means now I’ve got to go drown my sorrows in a glass of Eagle Rare. Neat.
[All photos by me.]