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The Agony And Ecstasy Of School Lunch

Everyone remembers school lunch. We talk to Sporkful listeners and a group of fifth graders about the meals and experiences that changed them forever -- for better or worse.

The Most Obscure Spork Reference Ever

The image above is a 3-D high resolution image of an impact crater on Mars. Why is it here? Well, we often get emails from Eaters who've come across references to sporks in strange places, like children's books, movies, and more. But Eater Chris in Arizona writes with what is officially the most obscure reference to the spork that we've ever

Meet The Newest President Of The Sporkful Junior Eaters Society

Nine-year-old Maggie in Southlake, Texas, has passionate feelings about sporks and The Sporkful, which makes her an ideal president of The Sporkful Junior Eaters Society. See below the visual evidence of her devotion:   http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NZyVml0s8YE?wmode=transparent   For her efforts, Maggie will receive a certificate of recognition, signed by Mark and me, free of charge, to commemorate this great honor. And with this kind of

The Sporkful

Several people have pointed out the spork discussion that happened on the latest edition of NPR's Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me! I won't give it away, except to say that the contestant, like the Terminator, comes from a distant future where forks and spoons have completed their final evolution into full merger. The audio is embedded below. Our friend Ian

Hawaiian Plate Lunch and More

The awesome dinner in Hawaii with an all-star team of local food journalists was amazing, but it wasn't the only great meal I had there. I was in Hawaii for a journalism conference held by the East-West Center. I fully expected to learn a lot about trans-Pacific relations, but I had no idea that the EWC staff would give us

Spork: The Movie

Somehow we missed the movie Spork, billed as a "colorful and foul-mouthed feature musical comedy." The Tribeca Film Festival noticed it, though. The title catches my eye, but also the promise of a "vintage 90s soundtrack" including 2 Live Crew. Spork, someday, maybe, me love you long time. /mark