Alex Schmidt is joined by comedy writer Dan Hopper (Ranker, The New Yorker) and writer/podcaster David Roth (Defector, ‘The Distraction’ podcast) for a look at why mustard is secretly incredibly fascinating.
Visit http://sifpod.fun/ for research sources, handy links, and this week’s bonus episode.
LINKS FOR THE GUESTS:
- Dan Hopper on Twitter
- Dan Hopper’s writing for The New Yorker
- David Roth on Twitter
- David Roth’s writing for Defector
- “Think Of How Easy It Would’ve Been For Donald Trump To Not Catch The Coronavirus” by David Roth (Defector)
- “The Cancer in the Camera Lens” by David Roth (The New Republic)
RESOURCES USED TO INFORM THE EPISODE’S LAND ACKNOWLEDGEMENT:
- Mustard: A Global History by Demet Güzey
- Mustard Is A Product Of Evolutionary Warfare Between Plants And Caterpillars (Smithsonian)
- French’s started right here in Rochester (The Rochester Democrat & Chronicle)
- For the Love of Mustard (Smithsonian)
- Planting Mustard Seeds: How To Grow Mustard Seed Plants (Gardening Know-How)
- The Ketchup Conundrum (The New Yorker)
- Mark Letestu chows down on mustard in 3rd period (NHL YouTube channel)
- Matthew 13:31-32 (Bible Gateway)
- Nahmanides (Encyclopedia Britannica)
- Tharu Culture (Lonely Planet)
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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