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Mission: ImPASTAble 1 | Spaghetti Sucks

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Mar 01, 2021
Mission: ImPASTAble 1 | Spaghetti Sucks
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Spaghetti doesn’t hold sauce. Angel hair goes from zero to mush. Wagon wheels are gimmicks. These are just a few of Dan’s many frustrations with classic pasta shapes. Three years ago he set out to do better when he embarked on a quest to invent a new pasta shape, actually get it made, and actually sell it. And things have not gone as planned. Starting today, we’re telling the story of Dan’s quest in a five-part series; part 2 is also up now! Will the world have a new pasta shape? Or will Dan’s dreams fall as flat as an overcooked rigatoni?

This episode features:

This episode contains explicit language.

Original theme music by Andrea Kristinsdottir. Interstitial music in this episode by Black Label Music:

  • "Midtown" by Jack Ventimiglia
  • "Small Talk" by Hayley Briasco
  • "On The Shores of Italy" by Albert Campbell and Henry Burr
  • "Sweet Summer Love" by Stephen Sullivan
  • "Birthday Party" by Kenneth J. Brahmstedt
  • "Electro Italy" by Nicholas Rod
  • "Small Talk" by Hayley Briasco

Photo courtesy of Dan Pashman.

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