While the death rattle of Dublin Dr Pepper was still clanging in everyone’s ears and hearts, the Texanist (aka Associate Editor David Courtney) had the task of answering a reader’s question about what to do with a kid who had broken 4 bottles of the cane sugar magic. The Texanist, a well known fan of the Dublin DP, proved that all he needed to project the correct emotion for this reference photo was the mere thought of it happening to him. Or it could have been that orange carpet. 

One of the best cover sketches we have on file. Imagine the cover meeting! “Just use your imagination a tiny bit to see the finished product.”