Episode Mar 22, 2019

In this episode co-hosts Kristina Stykos and Emily Howe discuss some driving difficulties, what holds us up, spring plowing, a brush hog metaphor, tips for stability when the road is slushy, more specifics on the mean nursing home lady, an insult involving sheep, when to go public with your rants, how Fruit Loops morphed into Froot Loops, questioning everything including Wikipedia, deconstructing Timmy’s relationship to Lassie, nostalgia for a Laundromats, staging areas for reality, a complaint about horse hair, pillows made of beef hide, Butch’s truck seat cover named “Manuel”, the impact of leather couches, women vs. cup holders, famous recording studio furniture, the evils of basements, square format cameras, dancers throwing down signs, what hip hop did to the peace sign, confusion about the “Loser” symbol, a new twist on the “I Made You Look” game, going west on the train, having too many cook books, when other people show up in your clothes, mud season costumes, a bad experience with beige, Emily’s declaration that “no one remembers the 70s”, the fallacy of banana slicers, a new kind of tuning fork called “The Sonic Slider”, an argument about Pavlov, using air horns for dog training, Jen’s accident, Pete Jorgenson’s wrench-a-fone, how many muffins is too many, the irreconcilable gap between healthy foods and commercial cereal products, the true genesis of food additives, Americans’ general indifference towards most fermented foods - and so much more!

Featuring music from Vermont musicians & friends: Val McCallum [Stellar Girl]; Val McCallum [Chateauguay]; Val McCallum [Ridgerunner].

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