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The work of Dr. Jessica B. Harris has redefined the mainstream history of American food. Now a Netflix adaptation of her book has brought her scholarship to a whole new audience.

The comedian talks about her raunchy humor on and off-set, and she discovers what a whole shrimp looks like.

She’s gone from stay-at-home mother of three to a household name in Britain, but the transformation we focus on in this conversation is the one that has taken place within her.

After years of savvy marketing from big brands, “staying hydrated” has become a wellness cure-all. But the science doesn’t exactly match the marketing.


It’s one of The Sporkful’s most popular episodes, and a debate that continues to inspire social-media food fights today.

The gas industry has a new marketing campaign to get you to love your gas stove. But it’s about a lot more than how you cook.