Inky Beer Factoid: August 12

On this day in 2011, Hoosier Rocker, John Mellencamp divorced model Elaine Irwin after 18 years of marriage.  He is now galloping around Bloomington, Indiana with actress Melanie Griffith.   Hmm…  Although it has been said that John doesn’t drink, he sang a few songs about beer such as “Beer and Bones” and “Goes Good…

Beer Factoid: July 17

On this day in 1899, actor James Cagney was born!  In 1931, James starred in a movie called The Public Enemy where he hassles a bartender and spits beer in his face.  This same clip was edited and used for a commercial for Heileman’s Old Style Beer.  Remember that beer?  Happy Birthday, James!