Don Quixote Part I, Part 2 - Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes/The Balvenie Caribbean Cask 14yo

It’s the Second Sally of Part I of Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes.  Michael & Ethan deny everything, admit nothing, and analyze the heck out of this book, while making fun of each other and drinking scotch. But hey, what else is new? In this episode:

  • We’re specific with our terms so that no one is confused.

  • Michael gets Ethan with some harsh tsk-ing.

  • This episode is dedicated to all of Ethan’s relatives.

  • Ethan loses his Ny-Quil.

  • Ethan is literally sorry to everyone.

  • They talk genre theory, and then just about what “novel” even means. Ethan concludes that it’s a cocktail.

  • We should all be glad that Ethan is not a judge.

  • Ethan brings Schroedinger’s Cat into the discussion.

  • Michael is a birch.

  • Michael slaps the “Explicit” tag on Ethan.

  • We don’t fact-check anything. Nothing is of quality.

  • Ethan will only read this novel again after he has thoroughly researched the Spanish Inquisition.

  • Analysis Tally This Episode: 6

After they finish this gigantic beast of a book, they'll next be reading and discussing Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel.  Join the discussion!  Go to the Contact page and put "Scotch Talk" in the Subject line.  We'd love to hear from you!  And submit your homework at the Michael & Ethan in a Room with Scotch page.

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