SHARK WEEK SPECIAL: Deep Blue Sea (1999)

Deep Blue Sea

Happy Shark Week, listeners! This time, Craig and Julia joins us to wear their shark-fin hats with the Renny Harlin shark shocker Deep Blue Sea! A sea of 90s faces (Samuel L. Jackson, Thomas Jane, Saffron Burrows, LL Cool J) find themselves on the run from genetically-engineered sharks, whose brains have been artificially enhanced to find the cure for Alzheimer’s. (Don’t ask.) What results is an incredibly fun, but oddly goofy and fun flick complete with shitty character names (Carter Blake?), dubious science, and end-credits rap songs. Check out our custom cocktail and drinking rules – like, subscribe and share!

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THIS EPISODE’S DRINK: The Hyperosmotic Neuron

Deep Blue Sea cocktailThis play on a daiquiri (sharquiri?) introduces a bevy of tropical fruit flavors, as well as some added kick to fire up your bloodlust with some sriracha. Mess with the flavors however you like – you can use whatever fruit juices you happen to have on hand!

1 part lime-flavored rum
1 part honeydew-flavored rum
4 parts tropical juice
1 part 151-proof rum
1 part orange liqueur
dash, grenadine
1 part orange juice
1 part cherry juice
dash, sriracha (to taste)

1) Combine all ingredients; stir. Pour into glass with ice; garnish with lime wedge.

DRINKING RULES FOR DEEP BLUE SEA:

  1. Whenever a character says a number
  2. Any time someone gets in the water
  3. Every time a character refers to God or religion

FINISH YOUR DRINK WHEN:

Preach (LL Cool J) says, “You killed my bird.”

Join us next week as we awaken the sleeper with David Lynch’s 1980s sci-fi trainwreck Dune!

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