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132. Vinegar

This week, hosts Teffer Adjemian (@tefferbear) and Tom Zalatnai (@tomzalatnai) talk Vinegar! Whether it’s white, balsamic, wine, rice, or apple cider, vinegar is absolutely essential to any well-stocked pantry. But what is it that makes these acidic condiments so special? And how did we figure out how to make them in the first place?

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EP100 – The 100th Episode Spectacular

Angus and Sal take to the stage at Super City’s Rat King Theater for their 100th episode. The boys are interrupted by an old artificial frenemy and joined by Mighty Mind (Rich Hillborn) , a hero celebrating a 100th of his own.

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PP16 – The Good Dinosaur (2015)

We’ve heard that dogs are a man’s best friend, but who’s a dinosaur’s best friend? Probably another dinosaur, but also, maybe, man. That’s what the Pixar Pals are exploring with The Good Dinosaur, as our hero Arlo (no relation to JLo) embarks on a journey fueled by vengeance yet sidelined by a lesson: maybe being good is better than being big.

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131. Munch Madness 2024 Nominations Are Open!

This week, hosts Teffer Adjemian (@tefferbear) and Tom Zalatnai (@tomzalatnai) are excited to announce that the nomination period for Munch Madness 2024 has begun! We break down the bracket system and nomination form for this year’s tournament, talk about last year’s champion and runner-up, and share some predictions for which foods we think stand a chance this year. Now, it’s your turn! Head to https://forms.gle/stJMPRhUFpQsxqcr9 to cast your votes and make your write-in nominations before the end of January! Got a contender you want to see in the tournament? Encourage your friends to vote too! Get titillated.

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160 – Top 5 Christmas Cocktails

This is Christmas!

Inspired by our Halloween Cocktails episode, we decided to get into the Christmas spirit this year by filling our cups with some delicious yuletide drinks. Join Santa’s Mischievous Mixologists Tuong La, Samantha Leggatt, Bradley Sales, and Laura Gordon as they make things merry, bright, and bring several rounds of CHEERS while ranking our festive Top 5 Christmas Cocktails list.

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EP99 – Telling It Like It Is

Angus talks with Sal about his new style. The boys are also visited by guest Chonklesha Versace (Jinny Lewis) the brutally honest publicist for Mayor Hicks. She tells it like it is.

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DD62 – Wish (2023)

For Disney’s 100th anniversary, if you were hoping for a brand new animated feature packed with head-scratching tunes, unnecessary nods to classic characters, and a cast who can’t stop talking…

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130. The Food of J.R.R. Tolkien ft. Emma Lanza

This week, host Teffer Adjemian (@tefferbear) chats with special guest Emma Lanza about the food of J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Hobbit & Lord of the Rings! We’re talking books, movies, AND animated adaptations, with apologies to the book purists out there, because, let’s be real, visual depictions of fictional food are wonderful and worth exploring too! What the heck are “seed cake” and “lembas bread?” What can Bilbo Baggins teach us about hospitality? Is Samwise Gamgee the ultimate salt-loving bisexual icon?

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E40: Sensing hydrogen leaks with Jonas Welsch

Hydrogen is the most abundant element in the universe. We have a lot of it on Earth and if we can safely use hydrogen fuel then it becomes a very appealing energy source because it turns into water when it burns. Because it’s such a small molecule, storing it is tricky because any tiny cracks or gaps will cause it to escape, which is generally a bad thing. This is why Jonas Welsch, a PhD student in Electrical Engineering at the University of British Columbia, is studying ultrasonic transducers and how they can be used to monitor for leaks. Katie and Vinny talk about hippos and teeny pulses of light.

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S01E21 – Narwal Ultrasound

Tony has strange dream and people keep on disappearing! Turtle Sensei has not seen Sprout since she left last. Does the squad need to start killing random Atlanteans to find out if they are really themselves? Tune in to find you!

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