Monday, April 6, 2015

Know Your Bartender: Hugh Jones

From the Local Voice in Oxford, Mississippi:

Know Your Bartender: Hugh Jones



What do you wish people would order more often? Less often?More often: whiskey. Less often: carbombs.

Early alcohol experience: 14 years old, drinking Kokanee and jumping pick-ups over the hills ofHughJonesWhitman County, and pulling a friend on a saucer (device for sled-type activity) through stubble fields. Almost killed Cody Herman.

Most famous customer you’ve ever served: Ben Power

Who would you most like to have a drink with; where and what would you imbibe? Dr. Howard S. Becker; Hunter S. Thompson; Major T.J. “King” Kong, The Bomb.

What have you been listening to this year? Goodnight Girls (new Unwed Teenage Mothers album)

Favorite movie of all timeDr. Strangelove or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb

Favorite sport & team: Idaho Sportsorcity Sportsball Sportcercisers

Who’s your favorite Rebel? Mary Wollstonecraft

Read any good books latelyActs of Resistance, Pierre Bourdieu

What’s the funniest thing you’ve seen in your bar lately? “He hasn’t even had that much to drink, he just ate six Klonopin.”

Where would you be if you weren’t behind a bar? In my office, or anywhere but a church. The Local Voice Ligature