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Corner-booth Blog #3 - Fist full of swizzles and a Tropical Drink Primer.

Posted by Jonathan Chaffin on

I recently had the pleasure of introducing one of our customers, a lifetime horror fan, to tropical mixed drinks.  He wanted to know where to start.   This was my advice, presented here with footnotes:   The first Beachbum Berry book (the Grog Log) is what got me started on historic mixology, because we wanted tropical drinks for our wedding.  It is a fun damn hobby.  We often have a buncha folks bring parts of a new or favorite recipe and have an evening of it (like having folks over for original Pat O'Brian recipe Hurricanes for Fat Tuesday *1).     So, first thing if you...

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Corner-booth Blog #2 - Anachrocon 2013 Recap & Lovecraft Vs. Cthulhu panel

Posted by Jonathan Chaffin on

Anachrocon 2013 was only our second time out vending as Horror In Clay.  Most of our "booth" is repurposed gear from our basement tike bar.  Our adventure began loading up the minivan to the roof with mugs, shirts, jiggers, stickers, and fezzes (for this con we were an official reseller for Fez-O-Rama fezzes. Made in America, by folks who know fine haberdashery. www.fezorama.com).   Load in and setup in went smoothly Thursday night, aided by our friends and minions (frinions?) Lucky and Tang.  Thanks guys!  Those lovely stalwarts also opened the booth for us and vended on Friday.  (Tang even...

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Corner-booth at Pickman's Cove #1

Posted by Jonathan Chaffin on

SEO and vanity tells me I need a blog to help support the doings of www.HorrorInClay.com so here it is; my random ramblings, appearance info, and opinions from my little corner of my own little imaginary tiki bar and virtual store.   I. The Manifesto By now everyone knows we sell a Cthulhu inspired tiki mug. Yay!  The world just got more awesome! (At least we think so) We have a little more going on that that, and still more in the pipeline, so here's our manifesto.  We at Horror In Clay want the world to be a more magical...

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