A new feature-length documentary proposes an interesting driver for the economy: craft beer. Crafting a Nation, said director Thomas Kolicko, "is about pursuing a dream, with beer as the vehicle that drives it."
Kolicko described crafting beer as an inefficient task, which in turn creates jobs. The film takes the audience to craft breweries in eight different states and thirteen different regions.
Originally published on Mon October 15, 2012 10:02 am
There's a little-known part of the White House website that allows average citizens to create online petitions. And in amongst the weighty requests to end police brutality and allow prescription drugs to be imported, a little item caught our eye: "Release the recipe for the Honey Ale home brewed at the White House."