tSE 040 – The Return of Kevin Folta! (… and more nonsense from Food Babe.)
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God of the week: St. Drogo! Patron of coffee houses, unattractive people, midwives, mute persons, and cattle. (I don’t really see much of a relationship between these things)
Interview: We are thrilled to welcome Dr. Kevin Folta back to the show. Dr. Folta is a professor and chairman of the horticultural sciences department at the University of Florida, an active science communicator, and former punk rocker (seriously, listen to episode 015 of this show).
Blog article we discussed: http://kfolta.blogspot.com/2017/02/food-babe-vani-hari-attacking-public.html
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Quote of the Week:
Doubt is not a pleasant condition, but certainty is an absurd one – Voltaire
(Thanks to James Williams for submitting this one!)
Next week: Next week we’ll (FOR REAL THIS TIME) be back with our favorite non-ginger-haired Nerd, Myles Power, who came to the show armed with some favorite swears (and whole bunch of interesting stuff to talk about).
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