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Monday
Jul092012

Ep 19: The Most Important Meal of the Day

We salivate over bountiful breakfast trivia: cereal mascots, Eggos, and Pop-Tarts. Dig into the historical facts behind bagels, Aunt Jemima, and the intense beef between Kellogg's & Post. Find out what makes Belgian waffles different than American waffles, and what Cap'n Crunch's full name is! And of course ...yogurt in uncomfortable places (DON'T WORRY, IT'S FOR SCIENCE!)

ALSO: weird words, Chris' Music Round debut

RUNTIME: 45 minutes 39 seconds 

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"Cereal" by The Verve Pipe  Amazon | iTunes 

 

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Reader Comments (6)

Just a quick correction about the Aunt Jemima segment on yesterday's show. You all mentioned how you remembered Aunt Jemima's syrup being in a bottle shaped like a woman. The brand of syrup was Mrs. Butterworth's owned by Pinnacle Foods.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mrs._Butterworth%27s

July 10, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterLorne

I just wanted to say that you guys missed what I would call the best breakfast item ever created, a Kolache. In Texas you can find them in any local doughnut shop. Also you missed doughnuts. Thanks for such a great show.

July 10, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterIan

I have been listening to your podcasts while driving around remote parts of Australia, it is very entertaining.

I had been listened to a USA uni quiz called Super Quiz, and amazed at how low a level of knowledge the contestants and hosts have - so was a nice change to listen to Good Job Brain - and find it packed full of interesting trivia.

July 11, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterSue

Dulce is Italian for 'sweet', it's pronounced like dull`-chee.

July 12, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterDrsizzl

The Pep pins from Kellog's are here...
Deke's Collection
There are full sets on ebay now listed for $800-1100. Maybe GJB caused a run on them? :)

January 25, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterHenning

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