Vampire’s Kiss (1988)

vampire's kiss

This week on Alcohollywood, we’re finally tiptoeing our way into Nicolas Cage territory with the 1988 horror-comedy Vampire’s Kiss! Follow high-powered literary agent Peter Loew (Cage) as he slowly loses his mind after an encounter with a young woman who is potentially a vampire (Jennifer Beals).

Apart from that bare-bones plot, watch as Cage kills pigeons, shouts at his secretary (Maria Conchita Alonso), and generally overacts himself into oblivion. Luckily, we’ve got our custom drink and rules (well, one rule) for you to get through this 80s gem!


THIS EPISODE’S DRINK: The Alphabetical

vampire's kiss

2 parts rye whiskey

2 parts cherry liqueur

4 parts Francis Coppola Cabernet Sauvignon

dash Aztec Chocolate bitters


Combine and stir; pour into wine glass. Garnish with lemon.




  1. Anytime you see a Cage-Out (Nic Cage has an overacting freakout in the middle of a scene)


Peter Loew (Nicolas Cage) recites the entirety of the alphabet, to the chagrin of his therapist – Waterfall through the recitation of the alphabet, the goal being to finish your drink by the time he says “That’s ALLL you hafta DO!”

Join us next week for our 50th episode, where we bring back as many of our previous guests as possible to tackle a childhood favorite – The NeverEnding Story! (Don’t forget to comment or post your ideas for a drinking game to the actual Alcohollywood podcast itself – the winner gets a $20 Amazon gift card!)

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