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Game geek, candyfreak, bad runner.  

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42: Season's Eatings!

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Put on your stretchy pants and prepare to feast on these holiday food facts: fermented shark from Iceland's midwinter festival, superstitions around Christmas pudding, Jell-O (with cheese?), and the prowess of the Easter hare. 

ALSO: Country name quiz, 42 & antipodes, and our failed attempts at coming up with alternate names for vegetarian haggis.

RUNTIME: 46 minutes 9 seconds


Featured Interlude Music:

"We Wish You A Merry Christmas" by Weezer  Amazon | iTunes 


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Reader Comments (3)

I love this podcast! Just catching up another 38 to go :)

Also no whining and spoilers like another podcast that brought me here does... eh hmm... lol

Keep up the good work guys

December 20, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterDavid

So I grew up in Idaho. As someone who wasn't raised in the LDS faith, I always wondered where the history of Jell-o fit in to their culture. Jell-o salads, Jell-o-meatloafs, it always struck me as super strange. I never considered that it would be so directly related to American history as to touch on the 30's Depression. You've left me more intrigued, I'm afraid this urge to research it won't go away!

Also, I wanted to tell you that I can't stop telling myself "good job brain" when I am surprised by my own choices. Even when I make a nice sandwich and bite it, or drop something and slap it around in the air before catching it. I'm also catching up on the episodes, but I'm always more excited to hear the newest one. The show's become really refined!

December 21, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterAndy Bolton

I paused the podcast when Colin was doing the country quiz and I came up with another pair of substitution neighbors thinking I had come up with the pair he was going fo:. Zambia and Gambia. Thought you'd like to know that.

July 23, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterAdam D

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