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Monday
Apr302012

Ep 9: Finger Lickin' Good

Doh! You might end up getting a food coma just from listening to this episode. Greasy and sugary origin tales behind junkfood and outrageous snacks: donuts, maltballs, Cheetos, and other delicious offenders. And let's not forget insane junkfood mash-ups like the Pizza Hut slider-crusted pizza, and the Luther Vandross burger.

ALSO: Indiana Jones & the Last Crusade, double-letter quiz, and new listener challenge! (Don't forget to email in your answer at gjb.podcast@gmail.com)

RUNTIME: 49 minutes 8 seconds 

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Sorry but I couldn't let malt-teasers pronunciation go pas w/o comment. It is actually pronounced malt-tee-ceers, all one word.

April 30, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterSynysterBear

SynysterBear: Sorry, but I couldn't let your bad spelling of "Maltesers" and "pass" without comment.

April 30, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterDan

Hahaha, you caught me! We didn't have the best English pronounciation back in Taiwan. And we end up pronounce a bunch of things weirdly. (For the longest time I used to say "Ver-sace" instead of "Ver-sa-chi.") Such is the curse of being an immigrant and not having English as my first language. But I'm glad most people don't make fun of me that much! :)

April 30, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterKaren

Hay I live in Aberdeen Scotland and when I visited stone haven and they were frying twix bars and star bars they are shit
PS Karen the hotdog crust pizzas are CRAP!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

April 30, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterMax

you know, it seems that you're consciously avoiding sports questions when you choose your pop quiz 'trivial pursuit' cards. I believe only 1 of the 9 'SL - Sports & Leisure' questions (orange wedge) you've used has been an actual sports question. Hell, at this point I'd take Chris answering a question about Double Dribble or John Elway's Quarterback games if it'd count as sports :P

April 30, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterGavv

I must say even though In-N-Out is good, i found a better burger place that has the BEST burgers (in California that is) and the place is called The Habit. They have some in the Bay area. My favorite is the Teryaki Char. Hope you guys try it out!

April 30, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterMsSparkleMotion

To Gavv: Not intentional at all! I actually randomly draw a card from a box. If I could choose cards, then the questions would definitely be a lot more torturous. ;)

April 30, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterKaren

Never heard the term DINK before as Double Income No Kids. This has me thinking... Mr and Mrs Dink in the Nickelodeon show Doug? They've got no kids and Mr Dink is always buying new "very expensive" stuff. Took me 27 years to get the joke. Good job, brain!

April 30, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterSean

I am not a fan of junk food. In fact, it makes me quite ill, likely because I eat relatively little of it. Kudos to you for making me retch violently, while driving to work. I can eat only a little amount of fried foods, before it all decides to come back up. Give me anal beaver juice over deep-fried anything, any day.

One of my all-time favorite junk food references comes from "Weird" Al Yankovic's UHF movie, wherein he makes a "Twinkie wiener sandwich" for Bob (David Bowie). This is an overturned Twinkie, sliced like a hot dog bun, insert a hot dog, and then top with Cheez-Whiz. This is dunked in milk, before eating. (In a tempting tone:) "Look what I've got, Bob... a Twinkie wiener sandwich!"

In a totally different category, we find "squealers": bacon dipped in chocolate, and then rolled in coarse salt.

May 1, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterMike C

Now I feel bad, I didn't want it to sound like I was poking fun at your english skills.

Very sorry Karen.

May 1, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterSynysterBear

There were also Dulce de Leche M&Ms for a brief time... I had them when I lived in south Florida!

October 23, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterNicole

Pizza and other healthy foods are good for health but if someone taking in more amount means it might create problem by increasing the carbohydrate % in body. In case of animal and dog the same thing is applied. More food amount of food creates different kinds of disease in them. One of my friend has a dog and he loves to give him food in more amount so it is difficult to maintain the food in this situation.

February 14, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterBajikamalen

Pizza and other healthy foods are good for health but if someone taking in more amount means it might create problem by increasing the carbohydrate % in body. In case of animal and dog the same thing is applied. More food amount of food creates different kinds of disease in them. One of my friend has a dog and he loves to give him food in more amount so it is difficult to maintain the food in this situation.

February 14, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterBajikamalen

This is exactly what I was looking for. Thanks for sharing this great article!

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