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Edition #535

You are what and how you eat

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Act 1: From Kings To The Average Joe: Gout Makes A Comeback - NPR Air Date: 7-29-11

Song 1: Baby Elephant Walk - Lawrence Welk

Act 2: Obesity Rates up 90 percent in 17 States since 1995 - David Pakman Air Date: 7-19-11

Song 2: Some Girls Are Bigger Than Others - The Smiths

Act 3: Gordita Supreme Court - Colbert Report

Song 3: Don't Fear The Reaper - Blue Oyster Cult

Act 4: McDonald's Stock Tumbles As Consumers Turn To Food - The Onion

Song 4: Hungry like the wolf - Duran Duran

Act 5: From Kings To The Average Joe: Gout Makes A Comeback - NPR Air Date: 7-29-11

Song 5: Back to one - O.A.R.

Act 6: The Invisible Food Crisis - Slate Magazine

Song 6: Folding chair - Regina Spektor

Act 7: Hog Executed Farmland Style - The Onion

Song 7: Gangsta's Paradise - Coolio

Act 8: Monsanto - Snarkipedia - Air Date: 6-11-11

Song 8: Planting seeds - Ten Story Relapse

Act 9: Recalling 36 Million Pounds Of Ground Turkey Linked To Salmonella Outbreak - Thom Hartmann Air Date: 8-03-11

Song 9: Don't stop believing - Vitamin String Quartet

Act 10: Watching Fox News is Bad for Your Health - Media Matters Air Date: 9-26-11

Song 10: Held - Smog

Act 11: Legislation criminalizing investigative food Journalism - On the Media

Song 11: Like humans do - David Byrne

Act 12: Suing FDA to stop antibiotics in animal feed - Green News Report

Song 12: Catch my disease - Ben Lee

Act 13: Lobbyists Gets Candy On Food Pyramid - The Onion

Song 13: Baba O'Riley - The Who

Act 14: Is factory farming manufacturing superbugs - and endangering us all? - Johann Hari


Detailed dissection of food choice arguments - Mara from Pittsburgh

Voicemail Music: 

Loud Pipes - Ratatat

Final comments wrapping up the show

Bonus iPhone/iPod Touch App Content:

New Psychedelic Weight Loss Drug Transforms Food Into Monstrous Hallucinations - The Onion

Produced by:

Jay! Tomlinson

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