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Reconsider The Lobster

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May 10, 2021
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In colonial times, lobster was routinely served to prisoners. It was called “the cockroach of the sea.” So what changed? On today’s show, we are bringing you an episode from our friends at Gastropod, a podcast that looks at food through the lens of science and history. They take a deep dive into the fascinating history, and biology, of the lobster. (Like, why is it so difficult to figure out a lobster’s age, and how it reproduces?) All your lobster questions will be answered. 

Interstitial music in this episode by Black Label Music:

  • "New Old" by JT Bates
  • "Get Your Shoes On" by Will Van De Crommert
  • "Midnight Grind" by Cullen Fitzpatrick
  • "Sweet Summer Love" by Stephen Sullivan

Photo courtesy of Rebecca Siegel/flickr.

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