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Happy Intergalactic Star Wars Day!

Happy Intergalactic Star Wars Day! May the 4th (Be with You)! Did we really just say that? Okay, on to our own latest episode: "Like Death Eating a Cracker" features silly ways to tell time, like Bob o’clock (8:08), Big o’clock...

distavore

distavore  n.— «To prove how wrong the farm-to-table movement is, I cooked a dinner purely of farm-to-airplane food. Nothing I made was grown within 3,000 miles of where I live in Los Angeles.…My distavore meal was more a smorgasbord...

Eating the Covers

A Milwaukee listener is curious about an expression he uses to describe underlings who can’t seem to do something right: “You give ’em books, and all they do is eat the covers!” This is part of a complete episode.

chipmunking

chipmunking  n.— «With just seconds on the clock, the contest appeared too close to call. Then, Kobayashi appeared to regurgitate some of his food right before the final buzzer—a scenario in which he would be disqualified from the...

locavore

locavore  n.— «“Initially it was the taste thing for me,” said Robin McDermott, who lives in Waitsfield, Vt., where locavores call themselves localvores. “But now when I think about what it takes to get lettuce across the country so I can...

reversal

reversal  n.— «Barfing—or a “reversal” as they call it in the International Federation of Competitive Eating—is supposed to result in immediate disqualification, probably because it could start a gastrointestinal chain reaction...