This week: Tony Award-winning rocker Stew ponders art vs. reality... we take a historic bike trip into an alternate reality... and Brendan sneaks into the most exclusive culinary shop in the world.
This week: Sundance-winning filmmaker Ondi Timoner lives in public radio... We taste the salt that shook the world... and Brendan goes hunting for Easter eggs and finds Grilled Cheese.
This week: Rico chats up Girls at SXSW... Marlon Brando gets an offer he can refuse... and Brendan is forced to rethink his jihad against cupcakes (Hint: it involves meatloaf).
This week: rocker Benjy Ferree's ode to Peter Pan... We discover the planet that dares not speak its name... and Rico sharpens his conversation skills with Brooklyn's new king of cutlery.
This week: "The Daily Show's" Larry Wilmore is pure magic... We learn why even grownups shouldn't play with guns... star mixologist Todd Thrasher mixes a drink fit for a vampire... and Rico pounds down a serious noodle with a funny name.
This week: Historian/Activist Howard Zinn recalls a different kind of flower power... We learn what happens when TV censors can't take a joke... and Brendan pigs out on lard pigs.
This week: award winning author Sarah Shun-lien Bynum uses her children to live out her own teen fantasies...We replicate a cocktail recipe... And Rico celebrates athletes by stuffing his face with dough and butter.
This week: legendary Motown songwriter Lamont Dozier gives candy to children... We chill out with a cryonic cocktail... And Brendan discovers the three most beautiful words in the English language: Korean, BBQ, Tacos.
This week: what do Lolita, duck testicles, Chevys, cows, Robert Wagner and booze have in common? This show in 2008, that's what. We take a look back at the first 12 episodes of the podcast that shocked a nation... and toss in a few new facts for the first dinner parties of 2009.
This week: Director David Fincher isn't afraid of the dark... We unite our nation with an All-American cocktail... Brendan is granted an audience with the king of mozzarella... plus a joke from THE Tom Jones.