New York Times columnist Gail Collins joins us for another installment of our series looking at the outlandish things politicians have been saying and doing lately, How Did Politics in America Get So Weird?
Host Leonard Lopate lets you in on the best conversations with writers, actors, ex-presidents, dancers, scientists, comedians, historians, grammarians, curators, filmmakers, and do-it-yourself experts.
On today’s Food Fridays show: Abigail Carroll explains what our eating habits reveal about our national identity. Deepak Chopra talks about what mainstream and alternative medicine can tell us about why so many people overeat. Professional forager Tama Matsuoka Wong tells us what foods and ingredients you can find underfoot in the winter months. And this week’s Please Explain is all about whole animal butchery—we’ll find out about different cuts of meat and how best to cook with them.
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