If you're one of those "early adopters" and you're into beer, well, this is for you. This Saturday (January 17), my pal Jay Brooks is co-hosting what is possibly the world's first Twitter-based beer tasting. Details here. Be there, or be square.
Website of Maureen Ogle, author and historian. Books include Ambitious Brew: The Story of American Beer, In Meat We Trust: An Unexpected History of Carnivore America, and Key West: History of An Island of Dreams.