Jan 20, 2019
Join us on a journey to the Arctic tundra to explore the shapeshifting, red-eyed, half-man / half-caribou Inuit creature known as the Ijiraq. Lost in the snow? Could be the Ijiraq misleading you. Disappeared for a while and don't know where you've been? The Ijiraq probably abducted you. Come listen and find out more!
½ cup whipping cream
2 Tbsp + 1 tsp maple syrup
2 oz Canadian whisky (we used Crown Royal)
1 dash Angostura aromatic bitters, optional
4 - 6 oz hot strong coffee, preferably good-quality
1. Using a whisk, electric mixer or stand mixer, whisk whipping
cream until stiff peaks form. Whisk in 2 Tbsp maple syrup. Set
aside. If making ahead, whipped cream will keep well, covered and
refrigerated for up to 2 days.
2. Add whisky, 1 tsp maple syrup, and bitters to a heat-proofed mug. Pour in coffee. Top with a dollop of the maple whipped cream.
Attribution: Nathan Anderson @ http://www.nathanandersonart.com/ and http://nathanandersonart.tumblr.com/image/165304990939 and https://www.deviantart.com/deimos-remus
Example of shape shifting
Stuff We Mentioned:
Tier Zoo, a YouTube Channel about gaming stats and builds of actual animals (aka getting gamers, et al., interested in zoology): https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCHsRtomD4twRf5WVHHk-cMw
The White Vault, an Audiodrama podcast that takes place in the Arctic and has supernatural elements: https://thewhitevault.com/
The Terror, a Book and TV Show from AMC about an Arctic expedition and all the things that could go wrong: Book - https://www.amazon.com/Terror-Novel-Dan-Simmons/dp/0316008079 and TV Show - https://www.amc.com/shows/the-terror
Pop Culture Mythology, a friend podcast that explores the mythology behind things in popular culture, has an episode about the Wendigo, a creature whose imagery is often mixed up with the Ijiraq: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/episode-10-the-wendigo-of-algonquian-myth/id1440375656?i=1000425854427
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