“Make Mine a Double”: Gina Barreca’s Look at Women and Alcohol
Women and wine — or whatever their drink of choice — just doesn’t have the same sort of image as the man and his martini. As humorist Gina Barreca asks, why does a man with a drink think he looks like Sean Connery from Dr. No, whereas a woman with a drink fears she looks like Elizabeth Taylor from Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? On this hour of “All Sides,” we’ll hear from Gina about a collection of 28 essays by an array of literary luminaries that she has compiled and edited in a book about women and drink.
- Gina Barreca (woman’s author, humorist and speaker)
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NOTE: This is a repeated segment of “All Sides” that originally aired on Jan. 30, 2012.