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Nooze Hounds: Year in Review with Michael Graff and Greg Lacour

For Episode 6 of Nooze Hounds, Ryan and Justin sat down with Greg Lacour, senior editor at Charlotte Magazine, and Michael Graff, editor at Charlotte Agenda, to go over the most impactful local news stories of 2019. The conversation ranges from policing to politics to gun violence, and ends with polar bears, because everything should end with polar bears.

Justin’s Botanical Ginger Manhattan

2 oz. George Dickel Rye
1 1/4 oz. Sweet Vermouth
1/4 oz. Domaine De Canton Ginger Liqueur
1/4 oz. Amaro Montenegro

All photos by Grant Baldwin. Click to scroll. 

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  1. Wow, that’s a lot of white men around the table deciding what were the most important news stories of the year. You seriously couldn’t find any women or POC to participate?

    1. Hey Becky,
      This group was a back up to a back up of the original podcast planned that fell through due to a conflict of scheduling where we were going to discuss different cultural topics with two POC – one being a woman. The back up podcast was going to have two women on as well. Michael and Greg are both hard working and respected journalists who avidly highlight cultural areas of Charlotte which is why we felt that the lineup still made sense for the topic. If you look back at the rest of our Nooze Hounds episodes, you will see the diversity in our guests in the same way that you will continue to see it on future episodes. Check out our next one when it is released Friday morning.

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