Brody Brown has studied fashion crimes, examined social issues, and carefully considered cocktails in Montreal and New York. He now continues his exploration in Los Angeles, where he writes about spirits, music, LGBT subjects, entertainment, and nightlife.


A mint julep for The Help. A gin and whiskey blend for War Horse. Spice up your viewing party with nine do-it-yourself punch recipes, each tailored to a Best Picture nominee. By Brody Brown.

To capture both of Sandler’s male and female alter egos in Jack and Jill, bartender Sandee Wright makes a sweet and spicy drink with Jack Daniel’s.

As Johnny Depp’s 'The Rum Diary' opens, Brody Brown talks to three sophisticates putting new twists on the pirate staple.

As mean-spirited spirits arrive in theaters this weekend via the polished Hollywood vehicle of Paranormal Activity 3, Donna Clifton serves up a cocktail created in a Kentucky bar that folks swear is haunted by the real deal.