A.J. Rathbun is a cocktail writer, home entertaining wiz, and poet. His books include Good Spirits: Recipes, Revelations, Refreshments, and Romance Shaken and Served with a Twist, Wine Cocktails, Luscious Liqueurs, Party Snacks, Party Drinks, and Want (a poetry collection from ZYZZYVA/Creative Arts, 2000). His web site, www.ajrathbun.com, has information about his books and dogs, links for picking up A.J. apparel, his blog, Spiked Punch, and more. He’s had work in a number of magazines and anthologies, including Tin House, Everyday with Rachael Ray, Fine Living, a host of literary magazines, and other on-and offline magazines, and he’s also does national and local television, radio, and print interviews (including interviews with The Knot, The Seattle Times, Martha Stewart Radio, USA Radio, The Arizona Republic, Fox Boston, and others) about entertaining, drinks, snacks, and kitchen products. All of A.J.’s videos are directed and shot by Brad Kosel, top dog at Artificial Khaos productions, http://www.artificialkhaos.com/.