Alex Schmidt is joined by comedy podcasters/writers David Christopher Bell and Tom Reimann (Gamefully Unemployed) for a look at why ketchup is secretly incredibly fascinating.
Visit http://sifpod.fun/ for research sources, handy links, and this week’s bonus episode.
LINKS FOR THE GUESTS:
- Gamefully Unemployed on Patreon
- Gamefully Unemployed on Teepublic
- Tom Reimann on Collider.com
- Some More News: “We Have Lost The War On Boars”
RESOURCES USED TO INFORM THE EPISODE’S LAND ACKNOWLEDGEMENT:
- Meet The Man Who Guards America’s Ketchup (NPR “The Salt”)
- Meet the Mexican man in charge of Heinz ketchup’s flavor and quality (Univision)
- History of the world in a ketchup bottle (Christian Science Monitor)
- How Henry Heinz used ketchup to improve food safety (National Geographic)
- How Ketchup Revolutionized How Food Is Grown, Processed and Regulated (Smithsonian)
- 5 Condiments That Don’t Have to Be Refrigerated (Kitchn)
- The full list of 229 US products targeted by Canada’s retaliatory tariffs (Quartz)
- Where does United States export Tomato ketchup and other tomato sauces to? — 2016 (OEC)
- A Brief (But Global) History of Ketchup (Smithsonian)
- How French’s ketchup took a bite out of Heinz (CBC)
- Great Canadian HEINZ Ketchup Cake (Kraft Heinz Canada)
- What Canadians understand about ketchup chips that Americans don’t (The Takeout)
- World’s Largest Catsup Bottle (Atlas Obscura)
- Ketchup milestone featured in ‘Guinness’ book (St. Louis Post-Dispatch)
- Heinz’s Decades-Long Attempt to Convince Australia That Ketchup Is Awesome (Atlas Obscura)
- California’s tomato business is rotten — and farmers are seeing red (CNBC)
- The Surprisingly Ancient History of Ketchup (History.com)
- What’s the Difference Between Ketchup and Catsup? (Mental Floss)
- REVIEWS: ‘North’ (RogerEbert.com)
- Remembering the John Heinz Tragedy, Twenty-Five Years Later (Mainline Today)
- John Heinz IV campaigns for anonymity (The Chicago Tribune)
About the show
A weekly podcast about the history, science, lore and surprises that make everyday things secretly incredibly fascinating. Hosted by comedy writer, emoji creator, and ‘Jeopardy!‘ champion Alex Schmidt. Join Alex & his co-host Katie Goldin for a joyful deep dive into seeing the world a whole new way!
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