Mark Garrison appears in the following:
Monday, March 02, 2015
Dan talks to the Moist Towelette Museum's curator, then discusses whether napkin color affects meal enjoyment and whether restaurants should be banned from using scented hand soap.
Sunday, October 12, 2014
We celebrate the release of Dan's new book, Eat More Better, by talking to MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow about cocktail philosophy and Radiolab’s Robert Krulwich about sandwich science.
Monday, October 06, 2014
On The Media's Brooke Gladstone calls modern fluffy bagels "a betrayal." Anthony Weiner calls BuzzFeed's bagel judging event "offensive.” What's the right way to do bagels?
Friday, December 16, 2011
Dan Pashman and Mark Garrison, the brains behind the Sporkful podcast, talk about the Hanukkah tradition of eating doughnuts and share creative doughnut concoctions. Try Pashman's rec...
Friday, March 04, 2011
Oatmeal would seem to be an unlikely topic of passionate debate, but these days, everyone has an opinion about the humble breakfast porridge. Let us know what you think about oatmeal ...
Wednesday, April 28, 2010
We're talking about something of great import: How to make the best peanut butter and jelly sandwich. Our weekly food conversation features the two hosts of the blog and podcast, The Sporkful, who each bring a version of the PB&J ... with a delicious twist.
And we're asking you, have you ever experimented with this classic? Tell us your experience.
Wednesday, September 23, 2009
Scenes of Pittsburgh in "Flashdance."
You could say it's like the 1980s movie "Flashdance": It's set in Pittsburgh and the main character (the city) has shed its bl...
Tuesday, September 22, 2009
In his ongoing effort to regain public momentum for health care reform, President Obama continued his media blitz yesterday by appearing on Late Night with David Letterman, finishing ...
Tuesday, September 01, 2009
Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick said yesterday that the state will hold a special election in January to determine who will replace Ted Kennedy in the U.S. Senate. But Patrick al...
Thursday, July 30, 2009
As the president prepares to host a kegger to smooth the feathers ruffled over the arrest of Harvard Professor Henry Louis Gates Jr, the nation's beer drinkers are paying close attent...
Monday, May 25, 2009
It's the start of summer and the kickoff of grilling season. To give us some cooking tips on we turn to Craig Samuels, Brooklyn's barbecue afficionado and owner of Peaches, a Southern...
Wednesday, October 22, 2008
The Philadelphia Phillies and the Tampa Bay Rays face off in game one of the 2008 World Series tonight, while in politics, Pennsylvania and Florida are shaping up to become key battle...
Friday, September 12, 2008
We take a sonic tour of music inspired by tragedy. How composers have turned tragedy into music, and its cathartic power.
NOTES FROM TERRANCE MCKNIGHT ON HIS SELECTIONS
Thursday, September 11, 2008
It’s called “security theater:” highly visible measures that serve no genuine security purpose. Those National Guard troops you see at the airport? Generally those big guns aren’t l...
Wednesday, September 10, 2008
While Sarah Palin gets the spotlight, she’s not the only big political story out of the northernmost state. Alaska’s Ted Stevens, the Senate’s longest serving Republican in office, f...
Friday, September 05, 2008
The Democratic and Republican conventions are as stylistically different as the candidates. Every convention is designed to within an inch of its life. We explore what the designs say about the two campaigns.
Thursday, September 04, 2008
A U.S. deal to sell nuclear technology to India will be tested this week, as international nuclear powers meet to finalize the deal. We explain why the deal matters and how it could impact dealings with Iran.
Wednesday, September 03, 2008
In 2000, Senator Joe Lieberman spoke at the Democratic Convention as Al Gore’s VP nominee. Eight years later, he’s on stage at the Republican Convention, supporting McCain. We’ll compare his convention speeches.
Monday, August 25, 2008
China spent some 43 billion dollars on the Olympics. But what did they get for that investment? We’ll explore whether world opinion about China has changed, and if the increased att...
Monday, August 25, 2008
There is talk outgoing Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf could leave his country for good. We take a look at where he might go, why a country might want to take him in, and where ...